Melles Griot Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1969

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 1

Melles Griot General Information


Manufacturer and distributor of optics, lasers, and opto mechanical hardware and instruments. The company supplies photonics products, including optical components and systems, as well as motion-control systems, thin-film coatings, and precision positioners. It also offers laser beam and spectral measurement products, machine vision products, shutters, microscope components, apertures and spatial filters, lab accessories, and forensics products, as well as optical tables, breadboards, and vibration isolators. It serves the semiconductor, biotechnology, metrology, and research industries.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Corporate Office
  • 2051 Palomar Airport Road
  • Suite 200
  • Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • United States
+1 (760) 000-0000

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Melles Griot Valuation & Funding

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Melles Griot Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Carlsbad, CA


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Melles Griot Competitors (19)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Menlo Systems Angel-Backed Munich, Germany 000 0000000000
Leica Microsystems Formerly PE-Backed Wetzlar, Germany 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
Ophir Optronics Solutions Corporate Backed or Acquired Jerusalem, Israel 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Horiba Corporation Kyoto, Japan 0000 00000000
Gasmet Technologies Formerly PE-Backed Vantaa, Finland 00 000000&0
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Melles Griot Patents

Melles Griot Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20170371152-A1 Shutter with linear actuator Active 28-Jun-2016 000000000
US-9851553-B1 Shutter with linear actuator Active 28-Jun-2016 000000000 0
US-8956059-B1 Shutter with power-free magnetic detent Active 26-Jun-2014 00000000 00
US-8851768-B1 Shutter with power-free blade return Active 14-Jun-2013 00000000 00
US-9274329-B2 Shutter with blade damping Active 08-Apr-2013 G02B26/00 00
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Melles Griot FAQs

  • When was Melles Griot founded?

    Melles Griot was founded in 1969.

  • Where is Melles Griot headquartered?

    Melles Griot is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA.

  • What industry is Melles Griot in?

    Melles Griot’s primary industry is Electronic Equipment and Instruments.

  • Is Melles Griot a private or public company?

    Melles Griot is a Private company.

  • What is Melles Griot’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Melles Griot is 000000.

  • Who are Melles Griot’s competitors?

    Menlo Systems, Leica Microsystems, Ophir Optronics Solutions, Horiba, and Gasmet Technologies are some of the 19 competitors of Melles Griot.

  • When was Melles Griot acquired?

    Melles Griot was acquired on 25-Jul-2007.

  • Who acquired Melles Griot?

    Melles Griot was acquired by CVI Melles Griot.

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