Photonic’s roots go back to the foundation years of the optical industry. The foundation of Photonic’s activities and know-how was laid by enterprises such as Goerz and Kahles, which were already established in the 19th century and later taken over by Swarovski.

1986 Establishment of Photonic Optics as a subsidiary of Swarovski Optik.
Development and production of opto-mechatronic products for use in safety engineering.
1988 Acquisition by Wild Leitz AG
Start of activities in the areas of lighting technology and fibre optics.
1995 Photonic becomes a subsidiary of the newly established independent Wild group.
Continuing expansion of the product portfolio and technological know-how.