OPCO Laboratory Inc.


Special Issues

Spectroscopy SupplementsSpecial Issues-12-01-2014
Volume 29
Issue 12

Company Description

OPCO Laboratory was founded over 30 years ago by a spectroscopist from Jarrell-Ash to serve the atomic spectroscopy community with UV coatings for gratings and mirrors. Today, with a full-time spectroscopist on staff, OPCO remains a leading provider of custom components to researchers and engineers, and a major supplier to many of the largest spectrometer manufacturers. OPCO is a fully integrated manufacturing operation with optical design services available, which is why we can take your sketch and ship your prototype quickly. Our proprietary replication process, clean room assembly areas, and metrology capabilities ensure we can manufacture and assemble cost effective solutions to your optical needs.

Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported

  • Atomic spectroscopy (AA, ICP, arc/spark, LIBS)

  • UV-vis-NIR

  • IR and FT-IR

  • Raman spectroscopy

  • Spectrometer optics for space vehicles

Markets Served

OPCO Laboratory is a leading provider of custom optical components and assemblies for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications including: atomic and molecular spectroscopy, semiconductors, astronomy, high energy physics, medical devices, aerospace, and defense.

Major Products/Services

Custom Optical Components

  • Your sketch to parts quickly

  • Grinding, polishing, and coating in-house

  • Optical design services available

Cost Effective Replication

  • Metal, glass, ceramic, and polymer substrates

  • Flats, spheres, aspheres, and toroids

  • Diffraction gratings

Contract Manufacturing

  • Integrated electrical-mechanical-optical

  • Prototype to production quantities

  • Class 1000 Clean Rooms


OPCO Laboratory is located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Our vertically integrated facility includes equipment for cutting, shaping, and polishing glass; six coating chambers; an optics replication lab; and several assembly clean rooms.

OPCO Laboratory Inc.
704 River St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420

(978) 345-2522

(978) 345-5515


WEB SITEwww.opcolab.com