Bertin Winlight is a French company that designs and manufactures high-performance optical systems and components.

We primarily operate in the space, defense, astronomy and “big science” sectors. Bertin Winlight’s technical expertise in the design and construction of state-of-the-art optical systems is recognized worldwide, including proprietary polishing technologies (molecular adhesion, high-precision polishing), as well as assembly and testing.

Acquired in 2017 by Bertin Technologies, Bertin Winlight bolsters its portfolio of high-performance optical and mechanical systems.

Bertin Winlight’s capabilities are increasingly recognized worldwide, with a growing roster of customers in Asia, Europe and North America.


ISO 9001:2015 certified, Winlight is committed to providing the highest quality to its customers, in the rigorous management of all their projects.
Keeping such a level of excellence is our growth engine.

Technological excellence

Technological excellence guides everything we do, underpinning our position as a major player in the international market for optical systems.

Customer satisfaction

Our top priorities are obviously customer satisfaction and excellence, to guarantee that we deliver top-flight solutions and exemplary work at all levels.



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  • Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA)


  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • French space agency (CNES)
  • Thales
  • Airbus Defence and Space
  • Institut d’Astronomie Spatiale (IAS)
  • Laboratoire d’Astronomie de Marseille (LAM)
  • European Space Agency (ESA)


  • European Southern Observatory (ESO) – Germany
  • Laboratoire d’Astronomie de Marseille (LAM) – France
  • Observatoire de Lyon (CRAL) – France
  • Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées – France
  • Institut National des Sciences de l’Univers (INSU) – France
  • INAF – Italy
  • Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) – France
  • Max-Planck Institute – Germany
  • Heidelberg University – Germany
  • NAOJ – Japan
  • Caltech – United States
  • University of California, Berkeley – United States
  • Weizeman Institute – Israel
  • UK ATC Edinburgh – Scotland


  • Centre français de rayonnement synchrotron (SOLEIL) – France
  • European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) – France
  • ALBA – Spain
  • Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility (SSRF) – China
  • High Energy Photon Source (HEPS) – China
  • Max-IV Laboratory – Denmark
  • Diamond Light Source – United Kingdom
  • Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste – Italy
  • Synchrotron radiation facility SPring-8 – Japan
  • Advanced Photon Source (APS) – United States
  • Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) – United States
  • NSL-2 – United States
  • Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy – Germany
  • Synchrotron Bessy – Germany
  • Synchrotron radiation source INDUS II – India
  • Paul Sherrer Institute – Swiss
  • High Energy Accelerator Research Organization KEK – Japan
  • Shimadzu – Japan
  • Tokyo University – Japan
  • RIKEN National Science Institute – Japan
  • Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI) – Japan
  • Lasti – Japan
  • Canadian Light Source (CLS) – Canada
  • Toyama University – Japan
  • Saga prefecture – Japan
  • Saga University – Japan
  • Laboratório Nacional de Luz Síncrotron (LNLS) – Brazil
  • National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (SRRC) – Taiwan

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BERTIN TECHNOLOGIES is a French scientific instrumentation manufacturer that designs and manufactures measurement, observation & detection systems and instruments for critical applications. Every day, Bertin Technologies pursues technological advances in the fields of Nuclear, Defence, Space, Big Science, Life Sciences and Health. Its 530 employees share a desire for excellence, in the service of remarkable and innovative technological solutions. Its 2021 turnover amounts to 92 million euros. Based in Paris Region, Bertin Technologies Group comprises 3 brands – Bertin Instruments, Bertin Photonics & Bertin Medical Waste – and has operational subsidiaries in Europe (Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Sweden) and the United States.