About Us

Capitalizing on his 30 years of experience in thin film optical coating, Walter Siehien founded Blue Ridge Optics in 2006 with the intention of providing customers premium precision optics at a fraction of the cost and time.

Since 2006, Blue Ridge has become the industry’s premier designer and manufacturer of precision optical components with their patented thin film coating technology for laser optics. As a leading manufacturer of high-end components for the world’s most advanced laser systems, Blue Ridge Optics has staked their claim as the go-to supplier for researchers and industry leaders in Aerospace, Commercial and Industrial Manufacturing, the Medical and Life Sciences, the Military and Defense sector, and Research and Development. 

At Blue Ridge, we pride ourselves on the experience and innovative thinking of our optical engineers and designers, our unmatched customer service and rapid response times, and the unique problems we solve for our clients.

We look forward to working with you!