Home Resource Center Newsletters Newsletter Archives Optical Innovation News 2013 to 2014 EIS Optics Officially Materion Precision Optics EIS Optics Officially Part of Materion Precision Optics As of March 1, 2013, the EIS Optics facility in Shanghai, China has officially changed its name to Materion Precision Optics Shanghai Limited. EIS Optics, formerly known as Oerlikon, was acquired by Materion in October of 2009 and operates as part of Materion Barr Precision Optics and Thin Film Coatings. Legal use of the Materion name completes the transition and integration of this world class business and further strengthens the Materion Brand as an industry leader. The Shanghai facility is a modern 97,000 manufacturing facility with state-of-the-art clean rooms with vacuum deposition or sputter systems and adjacent processes. It specializes in high volume, precision optical thin film coatings, glass processing, lithography and opto-mechanical assemblies for a broad range of end-use applications in projection display, entertainment lighting, sensors, medical instruments and gesture control. EIS Optics and its predecessor companies represent more than 60 years of experience in the industry and complement Materion’s existing leadership position in thin film optical filters that enable complex technologies throughout the defense, aerospace, medical, , semiconductor, Thermal Imaging, gas sensing and astronomy markets. Our goal is to offer unparalleled value and make Materion our customer’s First Choice.