Founded in 1958 in Blue Island, Illinois, Sterling Precision Optics, Inc. has grown into a multi-faceted optical component and precision glass manufacturer. In it’s 16,000 sq. ft. facility in Evanston Illinois, (Just North of Chicago) Sterling has the capability to supply a wide variety of optics and precision machined glass. Recent capital improvements to our already vast equipment base include: CNC Milling Center, Diamond Band Saw, ID Saws, Optical Centering Machine, and a Humidity Chamber.

Sterling is a full service optical and glass company with over 40,000 lbs. of optical glass, optical filter glass and commercial glass in stock. This allows us to respond to your most urgent delivery requirements. Our large stock of glass coupled with in-house machining, tempering, coating, and assembly streamlines the delivery of your order.

Over the years Sterling has developed long term relationships with its worldwide network of suppliers. We purchase optical glass, colored filter glass and commercial glass from suppliers in the United States, Germany, England, Japan, China, France and Russia.

Sterling has many customers that purchase all their optical components and precision glass items from us. Sterling is truly a ONE STOP SHOP for all your optical and glass components. Sterling is a certified supplier to the U. S. Government and to many other large contractors. We want your business and we would like the opportunity to earn it and keep it.

Please see our RFQ page and send us details of your optical and glass needs.