News and events


Altechna was granted ISO 9001:2015

2018 September 7
We are proud to announce that Altechna has been rewarded ISO 9001:2015 certification. Our transition from ISO 9001:2008 to the updated standard shows our desire for delivering custom laser optics solutions at the highest levels of quality. Following ISO 9001 guidance will help us to ensure that Altechna‘s customers continue to receive consistent, high-quality products and services through ongoing enhancement of internal quality control processes, communication, efficiency, and continuous improvement.

Chill Zone Opening at Vilnius University, Faculty of Physics

2018 April 4

We are more than happy to announce that the doors of chill zone are finally opened to all the members of the Physics Faculty. As a present to Vilnius University, Faculty of Physics, Altechna established there a Student Chill Zone for both - studies and leisure. We hope these upgrades will make students‘ spare time during or after the classes in this particular area - pleasant and effective! Let it be the place where extraordinary ideas happen. Keep calm - and study physics!


Important Notice - Payment by Cheque

2018 February 7
This is to inform that starting on March 2018, payment method by cheque will no longer be valid. If there are any questions – please contact us for more information on your convenience.

Altechna Coatings - fully-fledged subsidiary company of Altechna

2017 December 5
OPTIDA, JSC name has now been officially changed to Altechna Coatings, JSC as of December 2017. This name change will let represent the company as a fully-fledged subsidiary of  Altechna, JSC. It will adapt our corporate identity to suit and represent selves clearly in the market and ensure a high degree of recognition among customers, partners, and all the business contacts. 

Except for the visual changes, there was no change in management or range of services the company offers. It is important to notice, that the change of the company name will not have an impact on the ongoing projects and agreed terms.


Altechna announces Per Moller as new CEO

2017 April 4

Altechna today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Per Moller as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 15th of March 2017, expecting Per to lead Altechna to further international growth and to build stronger ties and partnerships with our customers all over the world.

“We are delighted to announce Per Moller as a new CEO of Altechna. We hope that the combination of Per Moller’s extensive experience in business development and the technical and innovative expertise of our team will deliver best possible solutions to our customers and significantly grow the company” – commented Gintas Šlekys, Chairman of the Board.

Strong technical expertise and decades of experience are at the core to identify and solve complex problems for laser optics and provide custom solutions for company’s customers.

Per has previously served as the CEO in Denmark and the Baltic’s of EY, the global accountancy firm and brings with him an international experience of business management, strategy development, and sales. After leaving EY, Per actively engaged as an angel investor, providing seed funding and angel capital to early stage high-potential startup companies. In Lithuania, Per has co-founded Blue Lime Labs and Baltic Assist.

Altechna is a leading group of companies in the photonics industry owned by the founders and LitCapital. The Group consists of Altechna UAB, a producer and supplier of general optics, optoelectronics and laser accessories, and OPTIDA UAB, a producer of optical coatings and supplier of services in the optical technology field. The Group provides innovative solutions for academic and industrial customers. Altechna was founded in 1996 and it has been involved in R&D activities with local and international universities and R&D institutions since then. The Group serves a broad customer base and exports its products and solutions to more than 45 countries worldwide. Altechna attracted growth capital investment from LitCapital in 2013

LitCapital is an independent professional private equity fund management company based in Lithuania. LitCapital was founded in 2010 and currently, is managing an EUR 25 M size growth capital fund Litcapital I KŪB. The fund was established under the JEREMIE initiative in cooperation with European Investment Fund (EIF) and is aimed at investing in the expansion of private Lithuanian companies. 

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Tradeshows and events

SPIE Photonics West 2018

SPIE Photonics West 2018

2018, 30 January - 1 February
The Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
The Photonics West exhibition is the flagship event for the photonics industry.

Altechna will participate in the premier photonics and laser event, our booth # 5454. Looking forward to the upcoming event!


Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL)

2017, October 2-5
Convention Center Nagoya, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Latest technological advances, applications for laser technologies for industrial markets.


The 2017 OSA Laser Congress offers a comprehensive view of the latest technological advances in solid state lasers as well as the applications of laser technologies for industrial products and markets. The conference features an extensive exhibition comprised of a global audience of laser leaders and a comprehensive, peer-reviewed technical program.

Market-focused sessions and presentations describe needed technological and engineering advances required to translate these laser technologies into commercial products.

Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference (ASSL) highlights new sources, advanced technologies, components and system design to improve the operation and application of solid state lasers.  The meeting focuses on materials and sources.

Laser Applications Conference (LAC) focuses on materials processing and applications for high power lasers.


Laser World of Photonics Munich 2017

Laser World of Photonics Munich 2017

2017, June 26-29
Messe Munchen EXPO center, Munich, Germany
Combines technology with industrial application sectors for the widest variety of industries and uses.

Already 4 years in a row, Altechna is participating in one of the biggest photonics exhibitions in Europe - LASER World of PHOTONICS'17 in Munich during 26-29 June. It's the perfect place for You to learn about the optical technologies, applications of laser-related optical components and systems.

If you want to arrange a scheduled meeting and discuss options of the custom laser optics, please contact Darius Silinkis - [email protected]

Altechna - reliable supplier of custom laser optics. Hall B3 booth 403B.

Laser World of Photonics China 2017

Laser World of Photonics China 2017

14-16 March, 2017
Shanghai New International EXPO Centre, Shanghai, China
Asia’s leading photonics exhibition

Asia's leading photonics exhibition LASER World of PHOTONICS China 2017 is just one month away! It will be held in Shanghai New International EXPO Centre, Shanghai, China, during 14-16 of March. Altechna's experts will be at your convenience to consult and introduce the latest trends of laser crystals, laser optics and laser accessories.

Do not hesitate to arrange a scheduled meeting in advance: [email protected]


Explore your Custom Optics opportunities with Altechna, visit us at Booth N1.1408.



2017, 28 February - 3 March
Expocentre, Krasnaya Presnia, Russia
International Specialized Exhibition for Laser, Optical and Optoelectronic Technologies

Altechna together with IC Specpostavka participates in the 12th International specialized exhibition for Laser, Optical and Optoelectronic Technologies - “PHOTONICS. WORLD OF LASERS AND OPTICS'2017”. The exhibition will be held at “Expocentre” at Krasnaya Presnia exhibition complex in Moscow from 28th of February till 3rd of March, 2017. Please visit us at Booth #74S10, pav.7, hall 3.

For more details please visit official exhibition website.

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