• We Turn Your Ideas into 
    Sustainable Solutions

  • From High Precision Prototyping 
    to High Quality of Final Production

  • Fast and Efficient 
    Development of 
    Optoelectronic 
    Modules

  • Our Processes Ensure 
    Highest Quality through all Development and 
    Production Steps

  • Global IVD and Life Science 
    Players Rely on Solid 
    Production Processes

  • All our Efforts are Focused 
    on Quality Assurance  
    throughout the Entire 
    Product Life Cycle

  • Your Customer-Oriented 
    Partner for Innovative and Robust Photonics Solutions

Your Trusted Partner for Customized Solutions of Optoelectronic Modules

Volpi designs, developes, and manufactures optoelectronic modules for in vitro diagnostics, life sciences, and medical technology companies. From innovative concept design through comprehensive systems engineering to reliable production, Volpi assures highest quality of optical modules throughout the entire product life cycle.

Thermo cycler unit for PCR reader

In Vitro Diagnostics

Volpi supplies Instrument modules to renowned in vitro diagnostic companies. Applications served include molecular diagnostics and immunodiagnostics for clinical lab and the POC, clinical chemistry tissue diagnostics and hematology.

Fiber optic test head for 96-well plates

Life Sciences

For the life science tools market, Volpi develops and manufactures optimized modules for applications such as next-generations sequencing, RT-PCR, qPCR, dPCR and immunonassay plate reader.

In addition, spectroscopic applications in flow cytometry and imaging applications in genomics and histology based on automated fluorescence microscopy are served by Volpi.

Dual channel LED light module for ophthalmology

Medical Technology

In medical technology Volpi’s solutions range from LED-based light source modules with fiber optics for endoscopy, microscopy and ophthalmology to lighting solutions for dentistry, photodynamic therapy, and patient monitoring.


News & Events

Volpi's offering in the field of OEM qPCR-measurement systems

White paper: Volpi's offering in the field of OEM qPCR-measurement systems

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AACC 2018

McCormick Place Chicago
Chicago IL (USA)
Date: July 27 - August 2, 2018
Booth: 553

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AMP 2018

Henry B.Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX (USA)
Date: November 1-3, 2018
Booth: 1504
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From Idea to Product and Beyond - We Take Responsibility

For many years Volpi has been supporting customers throughout the life cycle of their instruments. From conceptualization and product realization to industrialization and manufacturing, Volpi ensures availability of products and Services for decodes. 

System Requirements Workshop

Systems Engineering

Extensive know-how and experience in Systems Engineering is combined with in-depth photochemistry Expertise. When married with applications understanding Volpi repeatedly develops best Solutions.

In close cooperation with our client’s application specialists, we find individual solutions that meet all requirements of the application as well as the commercial needs of our Partners.

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Project Development Plan

Structured Processes

By means of a structured Stage-Gate development process, employing the V-model in accordance with ISO 13485 when necessary, development risks are minimized, development times optimized and regulatory requirements, including documentation requirements, met. 

We apply our optical expertise to mechanical, electronic and software design to realize marketable products and supply them individually tested to our customers.

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Lean LED light source assembly in one-piece flow

Lean Manufacturing

Transfer from development to prototyping and mass production of optoelectronic modules is handled by specialists. Lean manufacturing methods and Six Sigma principles are applied in serial production as well as in transfer processes. Production is ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certified.

Volpi operates cleanrooms for sensitive optical component assembly tasks at both locations. Glass fibers are manufactured at Volpi Corporation in Auburn, USA and sourced fiber are processed into custom-specific fiber optic bundles used for lighting and measurement applications.

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Maintenance and software upgrade on controller board

Life Cycle Management

Throughout the product’s life cycle – often for more than 15 years in in vitro diagnostics – our service range includes ensuring availability of all components as well as ongoing repair and maintenance of modules from the market.

Volpi ensures compliance with regulatory requirements at all stages of the life cycle.

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Precision incoming inspection with 3D measuring arm

Quality Assurance & Testing

Volpi’s ISO 13485- and ISO 9001-certified quality management system and committed, highly qualified personnel ensure the consistently high quality of our products.

Product-specific test equipment is developed, built and validated and ensures that perform once of our products an be verified prior to incorporation into our client's instruments.

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Vendor managed inventory for just in time manufacturing

Reliable Supply Chain

In many cases, Volpi is single-source suppliers of key modules for the instruments of our customers who specialize in the fields of in vitro diagnostics, life science tools and medical technology. The collobration cover all stages from development to production and maintenance of the modules throughout the product life cycle.

Sharp short-term fluctuations in demand can occur repeatedly and are often not reflected in the regular forecasts early enough. We offer our clients a high degree of flexibility. In order to remain able to deliver in these situations, Volpi responds rapidly and appropriately to changing needs and ensures reliable product supply based on real customer demand.

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Volpi Group Worldwide

With development and production facilities in Switzerland and the USA, we are able to closely cooperate with our customers and achieve the best optical solutions for each application.