Founded in 1973, Photonic Products Group, Inc develops, manufactures and markets products and services for use in diverse Photonics industry sectors via its portfolio of distinctly branded businesses. PPGI’s customers include leading corporations in the Defense and Aerospace, Laser Systems, and Process Control and Metrology sectors of the Photonics Industry, as well as the U.S. Government. Its products also are used by researchers at National Laboratories and Universities worldwide. PPGi focuses on innovation and superior quality resulting from the combined efforts of all its employees, dedicated to the highest ethical and quality standards.

Products Enabling Photonics™
PPGI offers a diverse portfolio of products and services specifically designed to meet the needs of the photonics industry. Supported by three separate, though related, business units each staffed by dedicated experts, PPGI offers the latest in optical components and laser accessories. Because all of their work is done in-house, they have complete control over all processes, guaranteeing the highest possible quality – on time and within budget. Their reputation is well earned and well respected as an innovative supplier of niche custom optical components and they work hard to maintain it. They consistently invest in capital equipment and staff training to ensure they continue to build strong customer confidence. Their three distinct business units, Inrad, MRC Optics, and Laser Optics are all linked through the same mission – Products Enabling Photonics. PPGI fabricates, optically polishes, coats and assembles all of their products in their own U.S. based facility.

Precision Optics

PPGi Inrad, PPGI's flagship company, has been a supplier to laser manufacturers, defense contractors, national laboratories, universities and scientists around the world for over 35 years. Their expertise is specialty and proprietary crystal growth, and crystal component fabrication and applications. The Inrad product line includes UV-transparent filters, electro-optic crystals, Pockels cells, non-linear optical crystals, and devices and systems for harmonic generation of a wide variety of lasers.


MRC Optics is a fully integrated precision metal optics and diamond-turned aspheric optics manufacturer. Recognized throughout the industry as a preferred OEM supplier with the highest in-house quality precision specializing in CNC and single point diamond machining, optical polishing, plating, beryllium machining, and opto-mechanical assembly services, MRC offers state-of-the-art manufacturing of optical components and sub-assemblies serving commercial, defense, military, and aerospace markets.


Laser Optics produces custom products manufactured specifically to customer requirements. It specializes in the manufacture of optical components, optical coatings (ultra-violet wavelengths through infra-red wavelengths) and subassemblies for military, aerospace, process control, photonic instrument, and medical end-use. Planar, prismatic and spherical components are fabricated from glasses of all kinds, crystals of most kinds and many component types. Electro beam and ion assisted deposition are available for an extensive range of applications and wavelengths.

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