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Optics and photonics are a significant component of the southwestern Montana economy. On a per-capita basis, Bozeman, Montana has one of the highest densities of optics companies found anywhere in the United States. Many of these companies were founded by Montana State University graduates, often through MSU technology transfer.

Advanced Electronic Designs, Inc

AED provides software, FPGA, and electronic hardware product development services for the photonics industry and beyond.  For 25 years, our innovative solutions have resulted in lasting collaborations and elevated our clients’ presence in their respective markets.

Bozeman, Montana

AdvR, Inc.

AdvR specializes in engineered nonlinear optical technologies, offering a wide range of products for frequency conversion and phase modulation. With capabilities in bulk and waveguide based LN, MgLN, and KTP, AdvR is able to offer custom solutions for applications requiring SHG, SFG, DFG, SPDC, or THG for wavelengths from the UV to IR.

Bozeman, Montana 59715

Agile Focus Design

Agile Focus Designs specializes in optical microelectromechanical systems through the development of state of the art technology to enable agile focusing in imaging applications.

Bozeman, Montana

Altos Photonics

Altos Photonics offers femtosecond, mode locked, and Q-switched lasers and tunable systems for research and industrial customers. Additional products include non-linear crystals (BBO, KTP, ZGP, KYW, KGW, etc), optical mounts, USB-controlled stages, and other related products. Altos Photonics sells and services products from EKSPLA, Eksma Optics, Light Conversion & Standa.

Bozeman, Montana


Aurora, founded in 2017 by the leading experts in self-driving, is committed to delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. Through rigorous engineering and applied machine learning, the company is building the Aurora Driver, a platform that brings together software, hardware and data services to fully operate any passenger or commercial vehicle.

Bozeman, Montana



Our Vision at Autopilot is to be a world class manufacturing company headquartered in Bozeman, Montana. We’ve been helping businesses and corporations complete projects efficiently and effectively since 2006.

Bozeman, Montana


Bridger Photonics

Bridger Photonics provides disruptive LiDAR solutions for industrial metrology and oil and gas industries.

Bozeman, Montana


CACI International Inc. is an American multinational professional services and information technology company. CACI provides services to many branches of the US federal government including defense, homeland security, intelligence, and healthcare.

Belgrade, Montana

Elemental Scientific Lasers

With decades worth of combined experience, the Bozeman based team is ready to work with you on an application solution for your LA-ICP-MS specific analysis needs. We look forward to working with you to improve the speed, precision and accuracy of your ICP-MS or ICPOES analysis. ESL laser ablation products are designed and developed with an emphasis on superior performance and benchmark analytical results, application flexibility, operating convenience and reliability.

Bozeman, Montana

FLIR / Scientific Materials Corporation

Scientific Materials is the leading maker of high quality and next generation crystalline laser materials in the world, producing laser crystals and specialty parts for applications in Medical, Military, Industrial and Scientific markets.

Bozeman, Montana

Image Labs International

Image Labs International provides a solid selection of the best imaging equipment on the market. Image Labs provides machine vision cameras, lenses, lighting, frame grabbers, and mounts for machine vision applications. Our experienced specialists support you to select the perfect combination of machine vision components to solve your imaging task. Get the vision solution and all components you need from a single source.

Bozeman, Montana

Laser Lab Source

Laser Lab Source is niche marketplace platform developed for laser laboratory product manufacturers and their customers. We give customers the power to shop from 100’s of the best product suppliers around the World. We help manufacturers get more orders from hard to find OEM and R&D buyers globally. We do this by providing them access to sell to over 12,000 shoppers per month through our marketplace.

Our marketplace websites include:

Bozeman, Montana

Lattice Materials LLC

Lattice Materials is the world’s leading manufacturer of silicon and germanium infrared optical blanks, curves, laser mirror blanks, Czochralski crystal growth seeds, sputtering target material and CNC machined specialty silicon parts.

Bozeman, Montana


LUMIBIRD is one of the world’s leading specialists in lasers. With 50 years of experience and expertise in 3 key technologies – solid-state lasers, laser diodes and fiber lasers – the group designs, manufactures and markets high performance lasers for the industrial (manufacturing, lidar sensors), scientific (laboratories and universities), medical (ophthalmology) and defense markets. LUMIBIRD (formerly Quantel-Keopsys group) is on the Euronext Stock Exchange and employs 800 people. With development and manufacturing facilities in France and Quantel USA in Bozeman MT, and a strong world-wide sales and service network, the group serves a global customer base.

Bozeman, Montana

Maztech Industries

We are an industry leading technology company specializing in rapid development of military and commercial electro-optical systems including night vision, wireless communication, laser ranging and other sportsman accessories. 

Stevensville, Montana

OpTeC / Montana State University

The Optical Technology Center (OpTeC) is a multidisciplinary center at Montana State University, offering opportunities for students, faculty, industry, and other interested partners to learn and work together to find solutions to practical problems and to discover new applications for optical technology.

Bozeman, Montana

Quantum Composers

Quantum Composers is an internationally recognized leader in precision digital pulse generators and laser micromachining systems specifically for LCD/OLED panel repair during fabrication. Since 1993, Quantum has, in addition to providing standard pulse generators and laser micromachining system, leveraged its skill in precision timing, fpga design and microcontrollers to provide custom instruments including specialized pulse generators, digital cameras, laser controllers, electro-optical modules and laser systems.

Bozeman, Montana

Resonon, Inc

Resonon specializes in the manufacture and sales of high-performance, lightweight, compact, and affordable hyperspectral imaging cameras. We sell individual cameras, as well as completely integrated hyperspectral data acquisition systems for benchtop, field, and airborne platforms.

Bozeman, Montana

Reveal Technology

Reveal Technology is a Bozeman, Montana-based defense technology company that rapidly creates three-dimensional, situational awareness products for mission planning. Reveal’s flagship software platform, Farsight, automatically processes aerial streaming data to rapidly provide real-time 2D mapping, near real-time 3D modeling, and AI analytics at the tactical edge. Currently, forward tactical operators across the Department of Defense face unique challenges where access to actionable intelligence may be limited or constrained by long lead times, often inhibiting situational awareness and decision making. Farsight solves this capability gap by providing users with actionable intelligence in network-constrained environments to enhance situational awareness, reduce cognitive burden, and streamline decisive, data-driven decision-making. 

Bozeman, Montana

Sensory Labs

Sensory Labs designs and integrates industrial imaging systems for a wide variety of applications, including space satellites, aerial mapping, and laboratory research systems. Our hands-on expertise saves our customers time and money, allowing them to quickly field their systems.

Bozeman, Montana

Vision Aerial

Vision Aerial, designs and manufactures novel drone aircraft systems for commercial inspection and surveying applications. Founded in 2013, Vision Aerial’s uniquely adaptive systems have been deployed in a wide range of civilian and military applications.

Bozeman, Montana

Wavelength Electronics

For over 25 years, Wavelength Electronics has developed high precision, patented, low noise laser diode & quantum cascade laser drivers as well as ultra stable temperature controllers for both OEM system integrators and researchers needing benchtop instruments. The high performance specifications and easy-to-use packaging options accelerate prototyping. Pair that with hassle-free orders that ship from stock and free, responsive technical support and you’ll see why so many companies have chosen to make Wavelength part of their development team. Let Wavelength keep up with the best available technology and safety features while you focus on proving the laser or thermoelectric in your system.

Bozeman, Montana


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