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Introducing FrostFree, a ground-breaking, highly-durable, conductive coating with unsurpassed transmittance into the near infrared (NIR) for LiDAR window defrosting/defogging.  To learn more about the FrostFree™ LiDAR window heater coating with defrosting capability and to view transmission graphs, please go to the data sheet here: FrostFree™ LiDAR Window Heater Coating.  

MAC Thin Films has developed a comprehensive AR coating design, including an oleophobic optical layer, that provides minimal color saturation and consistent color over a wide range of viewing angles.  HD PrintFree® presented in this white paper, Reflection Properties of AR Coated Flat and AG Glass Surfaces, is optimized for automotive displays and touchscreens.

MAC Thin Films, Inc. Exhibits at SID Vehicle Displays and Interfaces 2020

Virtual Conference, October 14-15, 2020

Santa Rosa, CA: MAC Thin Films, Inc. will be exhibiting at SID Vehicle Displays and Interfaces 2020 and will be showcasing their:

  • FrostFree™ LiDAR coatings
  • Enhanced HD PrintFree® 
  • Custom Display Conductive Solutions with High Optical Transparency
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SID 2020

April 21, 2020

MAC Thin Films, Inc. Exhibits at Display Week 2020

San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California August 4-6th, 2020

Santa Rosa, CA: MAC Thin Films, Inc. will be exhibiting at Display Week 2020 and will be showcasing their:

  • FrostFree™ LiDAR coatings
  • Enhanced HD PrintFree® 
  • IR Blocker 40™ 
  • Custom Display Conductive Solutions with High Optical Transparency
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MAC Thin Films Earns ISO 9001:2015 Management System Certification

Santa Rosa, CA SRI Quality System Registrar has announced that it recently awarded an ISO 9001:2015 Management System certificate to MAC Thin Films, Inc., for the manufacture of optical components and coated glass products.

According to Edward L. Maschmeier, Director, Certification at SRI: “We are pleased to acknowledge that MAC Thin Films, Inc. has demonstrated effective implementation of a management system. ISO 9000 certification provides evidence to customers, suppliers, employees, and their community of their commitment to producing a quality product (service) and providing customer satisfaction.”...

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The Polaroid instant camera, the computer screen glare guard and the rear projection television long ago grabbed consumers’ attention before giving way to subsequent waves of technology. But the multi-chambered manufacturing line that made the optical components for such devices is still pumping out glass products in a weathered factory in south Santa Rosa... Read More

SANTA ROSA -- Sometimes one company’s castoffs become another’s golden opportunity.

MAC Thin Films, a startup forged out of technology formerly owned by JDSU’s Santa Rosa unit, makes antireflective and mirror coatings used in laser printers, scanners, on custom displays for air-traffic controllers, medical imaging, avionics and in military applications where LCD displays have to operate correctly and instantly despite challenging temperatures or humidity...

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Commencement of Operations

October 31, 2014


Precision thin-film coatings for flat glass are used in applications around the globe

SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA—October 31, 2014—MAC Thin Films, Inc. announced today it has commenced operations. Mark Madigan, former marketing and product management executive at JDS Uniphase Corporation, serves as CEO of the new organization. The MAC Thin Films organization includes seasoned engineering, manufacturing, and customer support teams to ensure continuous operations and support for customer delivery schedules. Funding for the new organization is being supplied by private international investors and strategic customers... Read More