From bulk glass to high-precision optical components and systems
1965 - WZW-OPTIK is founded by Willi Weder, Sr. The company's first products are optics for cameras and microscopes.
1995 - Willi Weder, Jr. assumes the company's leadership
1998 - First quality management accreditation ISO 9002
2001 - WZW-OPTIK is certified according to ISO 9001:2000
2006 - The company moves into a new, 3,000 sq.m. building. Installation of a magneto-rheological polishing machine (MRF) commences soon after
2007 - Two 36" plan polishing machines for high-end optical systems are installed
2008 - The clean room is upgraded in order to acheive the highest-precision finishing
2009 - Development and expansion of machinery for sub-angstrom polishing
2010 - The assembly capacity is increased for opto-mechanical components
2010 - The company is certified according to ISO 9001:2008
2011 - Super polishing capacity is doubled
2013 - Additional investments in a goniometer and a digital measuring microscope for the metrology department
2014 - Further investment in metrology, Laser Scanning Microscope LEXT OLS4100 with 10 nanometer resolution.
2015 - WZW takes delivery of 3D measurement devise, The new Hexagon Optiv Performance 443 capable of both contact-less and tactile measurement procedures.
2015 - WZWOPTICAG is celebrating the 50th year anniversary
2016 - The company is certified according to ISO 9001:2015