About Blue Ridge Optics



Blue Ridge Optics was formed in 2006 by current company president Walter Siehien. With over 30 years of thin film coating experience, W.Siehien founded Blue Ridge Optics with the intent of becoming the industry's premier designer, manufacturer and supplier of thin film coatings and laser optics. Blue Ridge Optics has since grown to become an industry leader in the manufacturing of precision thin films (UV-MWIR) and fabrication of high end laser components. Today, the worlds most leading researchers turn to Blue Ridge Optics' experienced engineers for solutions to their most challenging problems. We pride ourselves on our rapid response to our customers' often unique requirements. Our cost effective solutions and low overhead have helped us compete with the world's largest optical and thin film coating manufacturers. We look forward to exploring the ways we can help you with your optical needs. 


Mission Statement

Blue Ridge Optics will provide our customers with industry leading high quality thin film coatings and optical components with an unparalleled customer service experience. Our products are manufactured and services rendered with the intent of providing our customers with a premium product at a reduced cost and lead time as compared to both industry standards and direct competitors.


Company Vision

Blue Ridge Optics will be an industry leader in the fabrication, polishing and coating of optical components including standard optics, non-linear materials and laser gain materials.


We proudly serve the following industries: Aerospace, Commercial & Industrial, Medical & Life Sciences, Military & Defense, and Research & Development.