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SwissOptic AG. The Highest Precision in St.Gallen Rhine Valley.

SwissOptic AG is part of the global operating technology group Jenoptik. The majority of the Jenoptik Group's range of services is focused on the photonics market. As part of the Advanced Photonic Solutions Division, SwissOptic AG specializes in high-precision, customer-specific optics for applications in the light-using industry.

We develop and manufacture a wide range of precision optical components, assemblies and systems. We are your competent partner along the entire process chain, from design to series production. Our knowledge and many years of experience in the most diverse areas of application of optical systems enable us to solve your challenge with a specific design.

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SwissOptic AG

Production area: 

9,000 m² (Heerbrugg, Switzerland)
Employees*: 310
Export area: Europe, Asia, USA
General Manager: Herbert Stüttler


SwissOptic (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.

Production area: 

2,200 ² (Wuhan, China)


Export area: Asia, Europe
General Manager: Lion Sheng, Dominik Walt


(*Status: February, 2022)


Manage­ment Team

Herbert Stüttler (Geschäftsführer)
Herbert Stüttler
General Manager

Engineer, 20+ years experience in international management and in the global medical device industry


Management Team SwissOptic (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.

Dominik Walt (General Manager)

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, 15+ years experience in optical industry


Lion Sheng (Managing Director)

Master of Science in Material Processing Engineering, 15+ years experience in optical industry


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SwissOptic (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.



SwissOptic AG is founded as a subsidiary of Leica Geosystems AG for the optics production.


Entry into the semiconductor industry with optics for applications in wafer- and mask inspection.


Expansion to China, founding of the subsidiary in Wuhan, SwissOptic (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.


Start of automated assembly in lens production, first laser optics for refractive laser eye surgery (LASIK) from the Rhine Valley.


Development and production of the optics for a multispectral camera system for aerial photography.


SwissOptic serves further applications in laser eye surgery with optical components and assemblies, first customers for active in diagnostics in ophthalmology are served with optomechanical assemblies.


Satellites with components from SwissOptic orbit the earth.


SwissOptic supplies components and integration services for a non-contact 3D surface measurement system for the automotive industry.



The life science business picks up speed with a project in flow cytometry. Further applications in research and diagnostics are in the pipeline.


ASML acquires the Berliner Glas Group and with it SwissOptic AG.


The roots of SwissOptic: 100 years of optics production in the Rhine Valley St.Gallen. SwissOptic AG is now a company of the Jenoptik Group


SwissOptic AG celebrates its 25th anniversary.

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SwissOptic AG
Heinrich-Wild-Strasse 210
9435 Heerbrugg, Switzerland
Phone +41 71 747 04 20


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SwissOptic AG
9435 Heerbrugg, Switzerland

Phone +41 71 747-0420
swissoptic [at] swissoptic.com


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