kdg is a real dynamic company family. On this page we keep you updated with all relevant news about kdg Opticomp and our company group.

2017-08-25
Our really hot Summer is being followed by a sizzling hot Autumn trade fair season. From the end of September onwards, we will be almost constantly on the road. First, it's LpS, from the 26th – 28th of Sept., then Lighting Technology from the 10th – 12th of Oct.; and lastly, Compamed, from the 13th – 16th of Nov. 2017. We're excited, and looking forward to it.
For us, LpS is almost like playing a home game, as our beautiful Lechtal borders directly onto the Ländle. Just like last year ... more
2017-08-04
At the 18th General Meeting of bayern photonics, at the end of July, Michael Hosp consciously presented kdg "the other way round", with a keynote speech on co-creation, giving his listeners a practical demonstration there and then.
Breaking ingrained patterns is not easy at all. Every manager could tell you a thing or two about this. Even thumbs and ... more
2017-06-23
Under this heading at the Production Forum in Vienna at the end of May, kdg CEO Michael Hosp outlined our development from our start as a CD pressing plant to becoming a photonics service provider.
"In actual fact, we were predestined for photonics, we just didn't know it", is how kdg CEO Michael Hosp summed up his lecture at ... more
2017-06-22
Because trade fair days are long, next week in Munich we will always end our own at the LASER World of PHOTONICS with a "Hoangart". Make sure you drop by to Hall B1, booth 225B from the 26th to the 29th of June.
Yes indeed, the last few days have really felt like summer. And that's how it should, and hopefully will, continue. The ... more
2017-06-07
Whether it's diffraction gratings or microstructures on planar surfaces, our case of samples for the LASER World of PHOTONICS on 26th-29th June is already packed and ready to go. Come and see us. You will find us in Hall B1, at Stand 225B.
Our R&D Project Manager Manuel Meckle has not been at his desk much over the past few weeks. Instead, he has been almost ... more
2017-06-07
We have already presented our latest research results on the topic of "Cost-efficient Replication of 2D Microstructures" at the 4th International Conference "Polymer Replication on Nanoscale" in Aachen, at the beginning of May.
The manufacture of microstructures hasn’t been a trade secret in technological terms, for quite some time now. However, most ... more
2017-03-15
We will be at the OptecNet Annual Conference this coming week in Mainz not only as participants but also with our own booth. You can also find us first at the lectures and then during the breaks at Booth L3 in scenic Leibniz Saal.
It’s about time to strengthen the interregional and interdisciplinary ideas of networking, write Daniela Reuter, Chairman of ... more
2017-01-20
The networking meeting of the professional group in optical design from bayern photonics and the working group in optical design and simulation of photonics BW took place at kdg for the first time on 24 November 2016.
Admittedly, we couldn’t provide the dreamlike winter wonderland that our host Michael Hosp showed at the beginning of his short ... more
2017-01-19
kdg starts 2017 with not only a new logo but also a thrilling new motto.
You have probably noticed it already. For a few weeks, our logo has been a round symbol. kdg’s former main colors – orange and ... more
2017-01-11
The kdg campus is launching its first training course on the topic of Innovation Culture. The deadlines are 19-20 January and 7-8 March.
kdg opticomp’s customers and business partners already had the opportunity to try out this new area of kdg at the beginning of ... more
2016-12-23
When it is the time for Christmas and the year comes to an end it is the time to say: Thank you and stay well.
Haven’t we just been so busy and so full of ideas? Isn’t there still so much to do? But suddenly it is blinking and glittering ... more
2016-11-13
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. ... more
2016-11-13
kdg Opticomp is now also certified according to ISO 9001:2015.
At the end of the day, Mathias ISO Kirschner, as we respectfully call him, could not resist a joyful grin, because this fall’s ... more
2016-10-26
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 ... more
2016-08-08
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 ... more
2016-08-08
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 ... more
2016-04-15
That was our Lechtal window at Light & Building in Frankfurt.
Optics are King. Yes, that was our kdg Opticmp Living Room at the Light + Building. Meanwhile it is back here in Elbigenalp with ... more
2016-04-15
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.
Actually it is definitely much too beautiful to disappear behind a ceiling. We talk about lens LFOTM, one of the most ... more
2016-03-17
Come and visit us in our kdg Opticomp Living Room at light + building, Hall 4.0, A16.
Err, that business about the prophet and the mountain, how did it go again? Ah, yes. Exactly. Since we haven’t had the pleasure ... more
2015-12-12
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 ... more
2015-11-10
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 ... more
2015-09-19
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 ... more
2015-06-10
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 ... more
2014-10-09
kdg, the specialist in high-end optical moulding, strengthens cooperation with LightCube, a spin-off from the University of Padua.
Based in the Tyrolean Lech Valley, kdg is already working closely with LightCube on R&D issues and in the field of optical ... more