With its vacuum deposition equipment, Bühler Leybold Optics contributes among other things to energy efficiency, comfort and food preservation. Thin-film applied on our machines ranges from functional optics coatings for window glass to headlight reflectors as well as flexible packaging. Coatings for Ophthalmic and precision optics products such as lenses, lasers, or high-end telescopes complete the Leybold Optics product portfolio. Buildings with coated fassade glass require up to 50 % less energy for heating and cooling. The Business Area of Bühler Group combines state-of-the-art equipment technology with comprehensive process and application know-how to offer customers complete production solutions.

Leybold Optics, a business area of the Advanced Materials corporate area at Bühler, is a leading manufacturer of high vacuum thin-film equipment and process technology with applications in market segments such as precision optics and ophthalmic optics, the automotive sector, packaging and architectural glass. Leybold Optics is active worldwide and, in 2014, made sales of CHF 116 million.