Leading the industry in standard catalog and custom optics.

Leading the industry in standard catalog and custom optics.

  • We are Esco Optics

    We strive to help our customers achieve their goals and continually evolve to meet the needs of the photonics industry. 

  • Defense Optics

    Meet with us in Orlando for SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Booth#510, April 5-7th.

  • Custom Optics

    We machine any configuration of optical glass from precision lenses to custom windows and more. From prototype to production runs, we are your partner in custom optic fabrication.

  • Join our team

    We are looking to add talented and energetic team members. Multiple open positions from CNC operators, to office support staff in our Oak Ridge manufacturing headquarters.

  • Witness Samples

    Esco offers a full compliment of witness samples in three different configurations: Transmission, Reflection and 8º Wedge in over 25 optical materials. Custom materials and sizes are available.

The Latest from Esco

Coverslip and microscope slide materials

Coverslip and microscope slide materials

Have you ever wondered about the difference between low cost vs. quality microscopes slides? This post will help you understand the differences between...
Optics for Additive Manufacturing

Optics for Additive Manufacturing

Traditional manufacturing is a subtractive process where you start with an oversized material and work it down to its final...
Defense Optics: Applications of Optical Manufacturing

Defense Optics: Applications of Optical Manufacturing

Precision optics for defense, sensing and threat detection from aerial applications to ground support handheld sighting equipment. Read more about...
Optics Primer: Manufacturing Shapes

Optics Primer: Manufacturing Shapes

The basic steps in creating commercial plano-optics. This quick read will give you insights on key differences in the fabrication...

Quality Optics from a Trusted Supplier

American Owned & Operated

Esco Optics is a leading manufacturer of custom and catalog optics, precision optical components, and ITAR optics in the United States.

Military & Defense Supplier

As the leader for military and defense optics in the United States, Esco Optics adheres to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

ITAR Registered & Compliant

ITAR registered and compliant, Esco manufactures ITAR optics for all of its customers with the strictest confidentiality.