Edmund Optics Acquires Quality Thin Films, Inc.

Edmund Optics®, the premier provider of optical and imaging components, announced on 10 November 2020 that it acquired Quality Thin Films, Inc. (QTF).  QTF, located outside of Tampa, Florida, offers a wide range of optical components with high laser damage and laser crystal coatings from the UV to the far IR.

For nearly eighty years, Edmund Optics has led the optics industry and continues to aggressively invest in laser grade optical technology. This acquisition, with its 14,000 square foot facility and talented laser optics experts, supports Edmund Optics to further expand its laser optics manufacturing capabilities across crystal and glass fabrication, polishing, metrology, high laser damage and diamond-like carbon coatings, inspection, and testing.

As part of this acquisition, Karl George Sr., President and CEO of QTF, will retire and his son, Karl George Jr., will continue to oversee the facility and its 30 employees.

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