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Our companyYour specialists for micro-optics

Our family-run company manufactures bespoke achromats, rod lenses and compact lenses of the highest quality for customers all over the world. KARLHEINZ GUTSCHE GMBH has a reputation for crafting precise, dimensionally accurate and flawless micro-optics within a diameter range of 0.8 to 12 mm. All courtesy of our motivated team of skilled designers and their passion for detail and a constant investment in state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies. Our global positioning enables us to secure independent supply chains and ensure absolute reliability.

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Karlheinz Gutsche GmbH
Georg-Schendel-Straße 4
12489 Berlin


Qingdao Export Processing Zone
Chengyang District
266113 Qingdao


GUTSCHE Microoptics Kft.
Thaly Kálmán u. 4 - 6.
H-1096 Budapest

High degree of vertical integration

We grind and polish, coat, assemble, clean and inspect everything under one roof – all subject to meticulous quality assurance!

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Quality is important to us

Quality is the be-all and end-all for us! Which is why we monitor it carefully during the production process. We use state-of-the-art measuring equipment, e.g. interferometers, laser measuring systems and our quality assurance department also checks our high product quality standards. Needless to say, as a supplier within the medical technology sector, our company is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2015. We would be happy to provide you with our current certificate.

DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 certificate

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Our promise

Do you need a perfect micro-optical system in large quantities? Every single lens in your system must meet specific requirements? - We take care of that, every day, we promise!

We put all our 64+ years of experience at your disposal to turn your product specifications into a perfectly fitting product. We listen to you carefully and do the best we can, every day, we promise!

For you, this means that we reliably manufacture your micro-optical components and systems – exactly according to your drawings and exclusively for you. We offer you an efficient team of micro-optics specialists who are characterized by their skills and attention to detail. In addition, all stages of the process are carried out at our own facility and are subject to constant quality control. Our global presence enables us to guarantee competitive prices, on-time delivery, volume growth and innovative production methods.

We are your system partner for the perfect micro-optical products, we listen carefully, every day, precisely, accurately, perfectly, we promise!

Specialising and innovating since 1959

For three generations, KARLHEINZ GUTSCHE GMBH has been synonymous with bespoke, flawless, precise and perfect achromats, rod lenses and compact lenses. The company is entirely family-owned and has always focussed on customer satisfaction.

Our manufacturing process combines traditional craft work with cutting edge technology. Compliance with the highest and latest standards is also a major priority for us. This we achieve through the continuous qualification and ongoing training of our micro-optic specialists and constant further development of our manufacturing technology.

We continuously invest in state-of-the-art production facilities and in the skills of our employees.

Keeping our promise:

  • 340+ highly-motivated staff
  • 6.000+ m² of state-of-the-art production space
  • 1.000+ m² of particle-free clean rooms
  • 3 production sites
  • 3 generations of experience and expertise
  • state-of-the-art measuring techniques
  • and high-end hardware and software

come together to produce precise, dimensionally accurate and flawless micro-optical products.