OPCO Laboratory Inc


Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy-12-01-2016, Volume 31, 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 ultraviolet 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)
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