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News & Press Releases
5-23-17: Pynco announces the release of a new 'Product Catalog 2017'. With an expanded glossary and more color data options, our 2017 catalog will also feature new products like MIL-SPEC NVIS SMDs and Polymer NVIS filters. Download the new catalog in PDF format here: Pynco Product Catalog 2017.

5-2-17: Pynco introduces NVIS SMD LEDs to their product line. These new surface mount NVIS filters meet military specs as well as various enviromental standards. Read more about Pynco's new night vision filters in our NVIS SMD LED Press Release.

1-11-17: Pynco will exhibit at this years HELI-EXPO 2017 in Dallas Texas from March 7th to the 9th. Visit Pynco at booth 7428 where we will be providing technical support, product samples and displaying new products. For more details:

9-13-16: Pynco introduces a new polymeric NVIS product line. LED NVIS Cap filters are now avaialable in a variety of form factors. Designed to provide MIL-Spec NVIS filtering for traditional 3mm, 5mm, SMD and PLCC LEDs, Pynco NVIS cap filters are an effective way to update standard LEDs to Night Vision.  For more information, download the LED NVIS Cap Filter press release.

8-16-16: Pynco has announced the release of their first polymer based NVIS filter. This new multi-color polymeric filter is specifically designed to add NVIS compatibility to LED and LCD displays. While adhering to both MIL-L-85762 and MIL-STD-3009 MIL-Specs, Pynco NVIS filters are the standard for mission critical night vision applications. For details, download our official 100mil Polymeric Flat Filter press release.

12-22-15: Pynco will be exhibiting (booth 2323) at HELI-EXPO 2016 in Louisville from March 1st-3rd. HELI EXPO 2016 is the premiere helicopter exhibition and conference for North America and will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center. For more information:
7-17-14: Pynco achieves AS9100C certification. Pynco has recently completed the quality management system requirements for AS9100C registration with 3rd party auditor NQA America.
AS9100C certification provides companies with a comprehensive Quality Management System (QMS) focused on areas directly impacting aerospace product safety and reliability. For more details, download our AS9100C press release.
2-12-14: Pynco recently completed their fulfillment with AECOM Corporation for the design and manufacturing of machined acrylic domes for the US Navy’s “AN SLQ-48 Mine Neutralization System". The AN SLQ-48 is a remotely operated underwater vehicle that is used to search for mines to protect Navy ships. Pynco's manufactured acrylic domes provide optically clear visibility, while protecting the front and rear camera systems at pressures tested to 1550psi.
Details: AN SLQ-48 Mine Neutralization System

12-4-13: Visit Pynco at HELI-EXPO 2014 (Booth # 504) this February 25th-27th at the Anaheim Convention Center. Pynco's staff will be available to answer questions and provide product info.
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9-10-13: Pynco Inc. & Tokyo, Japan based Oshino Lamps Ltd. have announced an international distribution agreement for Pynco's optical filter products.
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6-24-13: Pynco will be exhibiting products and services in London England at DSEI 2013, the World's largest Defense and Security event. DSEI will be held on September 10th to the 13th 2013 at ExCel London Exhibition Center in downtown London.
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6-24-13: Helitech International 2013, Europe's premiere helicopter expo will be held from September 24th to the 26th 2013 at the ExCel London too. Pynco representatives will be in attendance and available to meet with customers to discuss products and services. Contact Pynco to schedule an appointment. For more information visit:

12-11-2012: The Aerospace Lighting Institute has scheduled the ALI 2013 Advanced Technology Seminar for February 25-27, 2013 at the LAX Marriott in Los Angeles. Pynco will be exhibiting our latest Night Vision products again this year. Details:

8-24-2012: Pynco has announced that it will be exhibiting (in booth # N5303) at HELI-EXPO 2013 trade show in Las Vegas. HELI-EXPO 2013 is a gigantic one-stop shop for everything helicopter related, covering one million square feet of space, complete with helicopters on the show floor! Visit the dazzling displays from more than 600 exhibiting companies. For more details on the March 4th - 7th 2013 show visit:

8-14-2012: For the latest in Photonics and Optical technologies, Pynco is excited to be exhibiting again this February 2nd - 7th 2013 at the SPIE Photonics West 2013. The exhibition and conference will be held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Stop by booth #5143 and learn more about our products and services. Go to SPIE's website for more info:

7-16-2012: Pynco has reserved a exhibition space at the upcoming Buy Indiana Expo 2013 to be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT at the French Lick Resort & Casino. Details are at:

7-18-2011: Pynco announces the release of a second Intruder Green A NVIS filter. This filter will be an addition to Pynco's existing Lower Green A and Standard Intruder Green A. The addition of a third Green A filter from Pynco will continue to increase customer options for compatibility across the NVIS distribution channel. You can find more details in our Press Release.



"Design to Part" magazine recently published an article about Pynco's extensive history in the defense aerospace cockpit lighting industry. You can read the article here:

Machining Company Serves Specialized Niche in Military Aviation Lighting

Lasers & Optronics Magazine has published two articles on Pynco Senior Physicist Jim Collins. The first article is an interview with Jim, and the second is  another authored by him.

Scaling Factor Nonsense

Working With NVIS