What to look for in precision optical components manufacturers in Troy, Michigan

The city of Troy in Michigan, near Detroit, is no stranger to excellence in manufacturing. Along with major companies and hubs in the thriving automotive and banking markets, precision optical components manufacturing services can be sourced at CMM Optic at the edge of Oakland County.

Sited within driving distance to Michigan State University, Walsh College, Central Michigan University, and the University of Michigan, top engineers and highly-experienced machining operators from a variety of automotive manufacturers are on hand to produce top-notch optics. As a result of the combination of a college area and a long history of manufacturing, as well as easy access to substantial corporate bank funding, Troy remains attractive to those looking for optics solutions that require attention to detail and exact measurements.

Troy is no stranger to machining manufacturing with metal forming, tool and die works, automotive third party products, and gun works on the lengthy list of offerings. From small businesses to global corporations, machining activity spans the gamut of products made in the Troy area.

CMM Optics is the only local provider of diamond-turned metal mirror optics, optical lenses, and custom optical assemblies in the Troy area. Known for their metrology lab and inspection services, CMM also offers project management and optic platings and coatings to their customers.

With a major international airport, Detroit Metro, located under an hour away, shipping anywhere in the USA can be done quickly from there or the Oakland-Troy airport for private business travel. Delivery schedules are supported by quick access to shipping options when overnight delivery is imperative.

CMM Optic has been located in Troy, MI, for the past 30 years at the Oliver Drive location. In 2011, Troy was ranked the safest city in Michigan and offers excellent shopping venues in nearby Detroit and at the Somerset Mall.

Community support is essential to those who live and work in the area. CMM Optics supports local efforts such as the Grosse Point Old Devils, who assist with reading skills, local youth hockey underwriting, and swim safety lessons for inner-city children. Involvement in the Evans Scholars program includes sponsorships to assist local caddies with college tuition. The Western Golf Association has awarded 285 scholarships as a result of the yearly activities.

If you are seeking diamond-turned optics manufacturing support in the Troy area, or in Michigan, give our team a call at 800-641-7913.

For more information on diamond-turning process, we suggest reading the following articles:

Fabrication of Optics by Diamond Turning, Richard Rhorer, Los Alamos National Laboratory


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