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DPE acquires majority stake in Sill Optics from Pinova

Christoph Sieber remains a major shareholder under DPE together with Benjamin Sauter

04.08.2022 - Pinova had taken over the company from its former owners in 2019 and successfully developed it. Under the leadership of Christoph Sieber, investments in recent years have included coating and clean room technology, and the management team has been broadened to equip Sill Optics for further growth.

Sill Optics is a leading manufacturer of precision optics used in laser material processing, additive manufacturing, medical technology and accompanying chip manufacturing processes, among others. With its products and solutions, Sill Optics serves promising markets and contributes decisively to the functionality and precision of the customer’s system, whether through the precise focusing of laser beams in additive manufacturing, telecentric lenses in optical quality control or special microscopy optics. From customer-specific development to prototyping and series production, the company is a reliable partner for well-known OEMs in its target markets. In addition to high-quality products, Sill Optics has earned an excellent reputation in the market through high customer orientation and first-class service. With around 250 employees, Sill Optics develops and manufactures in Wendelstein. 

“Together with Pinova Capital, we have been able to significantly strengthen our market position in recent years and significantly expand our market leadership. With DPE, we have found an experienced partner with whom we will continue to drive our international growth strategy and technology development,” said Christoph Sieber, CEO of Sill Optics.

Herbert Seggewiß, partner at Pinova, stated, “In recent years, Sill Optics has been able to develop significantly in terms of more modern production processes, reorganization of the entire company and expansion of sales, so that the company is very well positioned for the next growth step.”

“Optical components and systems are used in a wide range of rapidly growing applications. We are pleased to support Sill Optics, a strong player in this attractive market, on its further growth path,” said Fabian Rücker, partner at DPE.

Contact

Sill Optics GmbH & Co. KG

Johann-Höllfritsch-Str. 13
90530 Wendelstein
Germany

+49 9129 9023 0

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