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Two is Better

kdg is represented at two association booths at Compamed in Düsseldorf.

Yes, this year we are at Compamed, the leading international trade fair for the medical supply industry and product development.

An established Tirol lighting connection

The internationally recognized lighting company Bartenbach and the Außerfern technology services provider kdg have teamed up to form a development partnership

Why search far and wide when the most inventive and innovative lighting planning and design company the industry has to offer in our region is almost right in the next valley?

Meet us & LpS 2016, 20 - 22 September in Bregenz, Booth A5

kdg Opticomp is again represented with a booth and a presentation at the most important event in the LED industry.

If Siegfried Luger and his dedicated team call from Ländle about the annual LED professional Symposium + Expo in the Bregenzer Festspielhaus, don’t make the self-imprinted Tyrolean say it twice, but hurry immediately over or through the Arlberg – respectively through the Bödele – to what is no do

How Bright Ideas are Born

On 8 July, Michael Hosp and the kdg Opticomp Team hosted the first kdg Opticomp Campus Day.

The kdg Campus was truly a matter close to his heart, said Michael Hosp, CEO of the corporate group kdg, during his witty welcoming address at the first kdg Opticomp Campus Day in the beginning of July.

Lens LFO

This invisible light jewel of Bartenbach has many of you excited completely. Therefore we are particularly pleased that we can manufacture this first-class component for our partner Bartenbach.


Well, don´t you remember?

That was our Lechtal window at Light & Building in Frankfurt.


That´s Free Form Fun

Yes, we have fun and enjoy what we do.Whether here in Elbigenalp or at the LASER World of PHOTONICS which starts on June 22. So please come along and you´ll see: we do not only know how to mould high-precision optical components but also the finest waffles.

It all started with a Christmas gift and a little card with a cryptic message in the unmistakable handwriting of the boss: “Have fun with the moulding machine”. This had us all guessing: why “moulding machine”?

LED Light in the Bregenz Festival House

Yes, our Free Form fun tour continues to run successfully! After the Laser World of Photonics in early summer in Munich, we are now moving on to the LpS at Lake Constance.

A few weeks ago spectacular theatre productions were still taking place in the Bregenz Festival House, bathed in similarly dramatic light. These productions were indeed the ideal, proverbial vanguard for what will soon be taking place in early autumn on the (workshop) stage.

A nano connection from Elbigenalp to Shanghai via Graz

kdg Opticomp is among the project partners in the first call for the new Austrian-Chinese research cooperation project.

‘NextGenUpCon’, the name of the research project which has been submitted and approved, almost sounds like a catchy hip-hop term for a social media channel. Hidden behind this linguistic creation are indeed highly complex visions of the future.

Freeform is the defining trend

Interview with Dr. Angelika Hofmann, the leading optical designer at kdg Opticomp.

She’s a passionate optical developer and above all one of the very few female freeform experts. kdg OC Communication Manager Christine Frei spoke to Dr. Angelika Hofmann, the leading optical designer at kdg Opticomp about her favourite topic optical design for manufacturing.