Located on the West Coast of Florida, Quality Thin Films, Inc. has been an integral part of the Protonics Industry for 18 years.

  • Founded in 1991, Quality Thin Films is a privately held corporation. Mr. Karl George Sr., President and CEO, began his career at the Perkin Elmer Corporation in 1962. He was directly involved in the development of what was then innovative Technology, such as broadband AR coatings, laser line mirrors, filters, and rain erosion resistant coatings. He also led the team which coated the primary mirror in the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • Today, QTF offers a wide range of optical components and laser crystal coatings from the UV to the far IR. Our emphasis is on high quality, on time delivery, and excellent customer service.

  • Our state of the art facility encompasses 14,000sq-ft. and includes fully equipped fabrication, polishing, and metrology departments, as well as a large, 8-chamber coating lab supported by a large cleanroom, QA inspection and testing areas.

  • When Mr. George decided to start his own firm, Quality Thin Films, Inc. he intended to run a specialized operation catering to the most difficult challenges and handling his clients in his personal, engaging manner.

  • Mr. George personally oversees the design phase of new products and all coating designs ensuring that QTF standards are met from the beginning.  He invented the QTF proprietary Enhanced ION Assisted Deposition process.

  • Quality Thin Films is an ISO 9001:2000 certified Facility. Along with the ISO training, many of our employees are qualified in the following areas:
    • Six-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing
    • APICS
    • AutoCAD, ProEngineer, SolidWorks
    • Logic and Process Control

Quality Thin Films, Inc is committed to manufacturing high quality, reproducible optics, crystals and coatings at a fair price and delivering them on time.  To accomplish this goal, management and employees are committed to reviewing and continuously improving our processes to become more efficient and prevent all defects.  We will endeavor to provide innovative processes and services that exceed our customers expectations.  The success of our business is based on partnerships with our customers and suppliers.



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