SHAPING THE FUTURE WITH TECHNICAL PRECISION

SPECIALISTS IN HIGH PRECISION GLASS AND CERAMIC COMPONENTS INCLUDING ASSEMBLIES


LouwersHanique has been a leading specialist in the manufacturing of technical glass and ceramic components as well as assembly technologies for a wide variety of high-tech industries for over 60 years. We are specialized in thermal forming of glass and in mechanical and laser processing of glass and  technical ceramics. Our state of the art equipment and clean room facilities allow the precision manufacturing of parts and assemblies with tolerances into the (sub) micron region.


3D component in glass made with “Selective Laser-induced Etching” (SLE) Technologies


EXPERIENCE , EXPERTISE, FLEXIBILITY AND PRECISION


LouwersHanique acts as your solution provider and international supply chain partner in the field of total integrated solutions for a wide range of applications and industries, including fundamental research, concept development & consultancy up to series production.
This, combined with our highly skilled and motivated workforce enables us to produce components of a quality and precision that surpass your QLTC expectations. 



OUR MARKETS

  • Semiconductor
  • Analytical
  • Laser
  • Telecom
  • Energy (incl. Solar)
  • Special Lighting
  • Offshore / Petrochemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical / Life Science
  • Water Purification
  • Laboratories and Universities

 

TECHNOLOGIES AND CAPABILITIES


Thermal Processing

  • Assembly and welding
  • Vacuum shaping
  • Scientific Glassblowing
  • Thermal Calibration & Polishing
  • Laser processing
  • Edge polishing and cutting

Mechanical Operations

  • CNC Contour Grinding (ultrasonic and 3,4,5 axis)
  • Cutting and Scoring
  • CNC Ultrasonic Grinding
  • CNC Lapping and Polishing
  • Etching Technologies

Joining and bonding

  • Glass - Glass
  • Glass - Metal - Ceramic/Macor
  • Ceramics - Ceramics
  • Glass solder bonding
  • Monolithic Bonding
  • (UV) gluing 

Co-development

  • Engineering Projects
  • Contract R&D/ Prototyping
  • Material Feasibility Studies


Optics

  • Lapping, Polishing and Etching
  • 5-axis Flat Grinding 

 

HIGHEST POSSIBLE STANDARDS


In order to maintain and guarantee quality, all our systems and processes are continually evaluated and improved. We implemented lean manufacturing JIT and 5S best practices. LouwersHanique make optimal use of internal and external advanced  laboratories, CNC-driven machinery, SPC-controlled production systems and clean room facilities. 


' WE PUSH THE ENVELOPE ' 


Because of the nature of our work, LouwersHanique has always worked in close collaboration with its customers. After all, the successful application of technology is depending on specifications that are usually created by the market. Our supplier role often developes into genuine partnerships with 'flagship' hightech companies like Philips, Thermofisher and ASML. Our experience, expertise and insight enables us to play a role in the creation of technical solutions that 'push the envelope' beyond the limitations of established techniques and applications.