New Head of Space Projects at asphericon

asphericon, the world's leading manufacturer of aspheric optics systems, is expanding its sales team. Matthieu Frambourg has been recruited for the…

Matthieu Frambourg asphericon Head of Space Projects

Matthieu Frambourg - neuer Head of Space Projects bei asphericon

Optics manufacturer focuses on additional applications for high-performance optics

Jena, June 2021: asphericon, the world's leading manufacturer of aspheric optics systems, is expanding its sales team. Matthieu Frambourg, who has already been working for the Jena-based optics specialist since April 2020, has been recruited for the position of Head of Space Projects.

In his new position, he will be responsible for the management and organization of all sales activities with a focus on space. A particular role in his work will be to maintain and expand direct customer contacts. In addition, he will control project management and support the global sales team in an advisory function. "I am pleased to be able to contribute my extensive expertise in optics and space to demanding customer projects while working for asphericon," Frambourg says of his new position. In his position on a freelance basis, he reports directly to Head of Sales Sebastian Henkel.

The graduated optical engineer looks back on more than 20 years of experience in the photonics and aerospace industry. In leading positions, he managed projects for adaptive optics for telescopes, instrument design at the European Southern Observatory and the development of a ground-based test system for satellites, among others. In parallel with his involvement with a world leader in space instrumentation, Frambourg has been a freelance optical engineering manager since 2010.

About asphericon

As an independent and recognized specialist, asphericon is a technological leader in the field of asphere production. The basis for our manufacturing is a specially developed and patented technology to control CNC grinding and polishing machines. Using this globally unique equipment, small runs right through large quantities can be manufactured with high precision. asphericon serves its customers with initial optic design, manufacturing and coating, full-surface interferometric measuring and documentation. The capabilities also include the assembly of optical systems and their optical characterization.

For further information

Dr. Thomas Hegenbart
Tel.: +49-3641-3100500
Fax: +49-3641-3100501
E-mail: presse[at]

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