Latest News Timeline

April, 2019

In April, 2019, PPO has purchased and installed 2 new Satisloh high speed CNC grinding and polishing machines. We have also added our 3rd Zygo GPI distance measuring interferometer. This technology will allow PPO to offer more competitive pricing for larger quantities and increase throughput.

PPO adds 1 new Satisloh SPM-55 high speed CNC curve generator
PPO adds 1 new Satisloh SPS-55 high speed CNC polisher
PPO adds it’s 3rd Zygo GPI, 4” DMI interferometer with interferometric radius rail
Q1 of 2017

PPO adds 2nd Zygo GPI, 4” DMI interferometer with interferometric radius rail
Q2 of 2015

Completion of PPO's Assembly Department with upgrades done to our Optotech AZP2 Alignment Station and a new Opto-Alignment Lens Handler for component cleaning.
Q1 of 2015

PPO adds state of the art centering technology with a new Satisloh C-50 centering machine allowing precise centering of optical components/assemblies and produce high precision truncated parts using the freeform software.
November 2014

PPO teams up with Web-tactics, inc. in Easthampton, MA to launch their new website:
November 2014

PPO expands their square footage by 2x, adding offices, an inspection department and a designated area for a new centering department.
June 2014

PPO becomes ITAR Registered
January 2014

PPO adds a Zygo Interferometric radius rail, allowing for in-process non-contact radius measurement and provide measured radius data to be included on interferograms.
November 2013

PPO acquires a 4” Zygo Mark Series phase shifting interferometer, enabling PPO to provide surface interferograms for irregularity to its customers.
May 2013

PPO becomes incorporated


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Pioneer Precision Optics, Inc. will strive for continuous improvements for both products and services. We will utilize an effective quality management system in order to meet or exceed our customer's quality and delivery requirements while offering our products at a competitive value. - Thomas McGrath, President     Glenn Gilbert, Vice President