Optics.org
 
daily coverage of the optics & photonics industry and the markets that it serves
Buyers Guide
Menu

Precision Optical

Precision Optical was founded in 1959 by Chester and Ruth Berry. Chester was an early pioneer in the world of optics. He contributed to some notable projects during the 1940's and 50's, including the manufacture of large mirrors for the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California.

In 1959, the Berrys went into business for themselves and founded Precision Optical. They opened a small shop on the west side of Costa Mesa at 643 West 17th Street. They saw a burgeoning demand for corner cube reflectors and solid glass rangefinders. Chester developed innovative manufacturing methods, including the use of molded blanks, optical contacting, and replication coatings. These methods greatly enhanced manufacturing efficiency and quality.

CONTACT DETAILS
Precision Optical
320 Kalmus Dr
Costa Mesa
CA
92626-6013
United States
Tel: 001 949 205-7420
Email Us
Web Site
Copyright © 2019 SPIE EuropeDesigned by Kestrel Web Services