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Oplatek is the leading North-European solution provider in the field of photonics with over 30 years of experience. We are specialized in manufacturing specialty optical fibers and capillaries, molded glass components, thin film coatings, precision mechanics, and optical assemblies for various industries. By combining our fields of expertise, we can offer our customers a full chain of service from design to serial production. We can solve your photonics challenges!

About us

OUR VALUES
  • INNOVATIVENESS
  • AGILITY
  • RESPONSIBILITY
  • PARTNERSHIP

OUR MISSION

IS TO REFINE LIGHT INTO INFORMATION, SAFETY, HEALTH, AND PROSPERITY

OUR GOAL

IS TO BE YOUR NUMBER ONE CHOICE AS A PHOTONICS SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

HISTORY

1974
1984
1988
1993
1998
2000
2008
2016
2018

1974

Two young Finnish engineers Martti Kutvonen and Pentti Latopelto establish Opla Oy in Espoo. The company starts manufacturing optics and glass blowing.

1984

The company splits and Oplatek is established in Leppävirta.

1988

The first fiber drawing tower is erected to draw optical fibers.

1993

Jori Waissi acquires the company.

1998

Entering the international market with telecom optical fiber. Sales to Switzerland, Germany and South Korea.

2000

The second fiber drawing tower is erected. Expansion of the facilities.

2008

Re-arrangement of ownership and new investors. Jyrki Huttunen starts as the CEO of the company.

2016

Extensive investment program in manufacturing and internationalization.

2018

Expansion of premises, new employees, and investments in automated glass crafting, doubling the glass molding capacity.

Capabilities

Oplatek has a unique combination of in-house technologies in the field of photonics, optics and optomechanics.  We provide design, manufacturing and quality control services.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

FIBER MANUFACTURING

Specialty optical fibers and capillaries

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

GLASS MOLDING

Non-imaging optical elements

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

THIN FILM COATING

Metallic and dielectric coatings

capab mechanics

PRECISION MECHANICS

CNC-workshop in-house

capab assembly

ASSEMBLY

Full service from design to serial production

capab solutions

PHOTONICS SOLUTIONS

Design services for innovative solutions

Applications

Oplatek works with international customers in various industries.

PHOTONICS

Oplatek provides optic and fiber optic solutions for lasers, detectors, analyzers and other optical devices. We serve for example laser manufacturers, detection or measurement device manufacturers, R&D organisations and universities. 

PROCESS INDUSTRY

Oplatek manufactures optical components and modules for online and offline process measurement devices and analyzers. We have experience in manufacturing photonics solutions for demanding environments.

CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

Oplatek supplies manufacturers of analyzers and medical devices with fiber optic cables, fiber bundles and other optical elements.

SPECIALTY LIGHTING

Oplatek manufactures molded glass components, thin film coatings and optomechanics for specialty lighting systems, such as airport runway lights.

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

Oplatek provides customers in energy distribution and environmental monitoring with fiber optic bundles, optical components and assemblies for sensors, detectors and measurement devices.

News

Future Healthcare 2019

Future Healthcare 2019

We are co-exhibiting at Future Healthcare 2019 in Olympia Londonon 18-19 March 2019. Come and meet us at the Finnish...
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The leading global photonics technologies event, SPIE Photonics West is on 2 – 7 February 2019

The leading global photonics technologies event, SPIE Photonics West is on 2 – 7 February 2019

Oplatek is exhibiting again at SPIE Photonics West. You can find us at the Photonics Finland Pavilion booth 5381 in...
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Investmenst in machinery

Investmenst in machinery

Our new grinding center is up and running! Investment in automated manufacturing pays off in faster production and higher quality,...
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Oplatek co-operating with a Japanese distributor

Oplatek co-operating with a Japanese distributor

Oplatek has started co-operation with a Japanese distributor FT Okura, that represents American and European high tech products in Japan....
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Happy holidays!

Happy holidays!

In warm appreciation for the opportunity to work with You, we extend our best wishes for a happy holiday season...
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