About Us

Introducing Heracle

Heracle designs, develops and produces specialty optical fibers for advanced photonics markets worldwide.

Beyond offering a portfolio of on-demand specialty fibers Heracle is committed to break new ground by partnering with customers and scientists to develop new optical fibers for innovative device technologies.

Customers thereby benefit from a comprehensive knowledge of the entire value chain and Heracles full range competence in customized design and manufacturing, measurement and test services as well as consulting and applications support to find their individual fiber solution.

The ISO 9001 certified company is located in Jena, Germany, the center of leading-edge research and development (R&D) in optical fiber for the photonics industry.


Based on our 15 years in the fiber optic industry we offer a wealth of product, system and marketing experience, the Heracle team is well versed in:

  • Material research on fused silica and borosilicate glass
  • Preform design and manufacturing
  • Optical fiber drawing and coating technologies
  • Characterization of optical and mechanical fiber parameters
  • Best Practices and international standards