Even in this day of high-performance computers and software, the process of innovation remains one characterized by the individual skills and experience of people. Deeply founded specialized knowledge and our breadth of vision build the foundations for our range of creative solutions that extend beyond the state of technologies currently employed. Our philosophy at Technologie Manufaktur is to create high-quality, specialist products through excellence in craftsmanship rather than in mass production. We take great pride in our skilled crafting of technologies, bringing these together in Technologie Manufaktur.
The Technologie Manufaktur GmbH & Co. KG was founded by us in 2014.
Measurement Technologies, Optomechanics
Frank Killich studied physics and geophysics at the University of Goettingen (Lower Saxony, Germany), completing his master’s degree in 1997 with a thesis at the Institute of Physics on the geomagnetic effects of solar eclipses. Since then he has worked as an independent consultant and developer in the field of physical, chemical and medical measurement technology, focusing on optical measurement technologies and optical manufacturing technologies.
Dirk Hönig [Ph. D], Managing Director
Optical Technologies, Software, Electronics
Dirk Hoenig studied physics at the University of Goettingen (Lower Saxony, Germany) and completed postgraduate studies in 1994 with a doctoral dissertation in the optics of ultra-thin films at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. He is a co-founder of a number of companies in the fields of optics, measurement technologies, and high-tech engineering. The main focal points of his work are polarization and thin-film optics, image processing and scientific-technical software development in LabVIEW.
Jan Thirase [Ph. D], Authorized Officer
Jan Thirase studied mathematics and physics at the University of Goettingen (Lower Saxony, Germany) and completed postgraduate studies with a doctorate in mathematics. On leaving university he joined the Microscopy division of Carl Zeiss and was employed in the company for 10 years – initially as an optical designer, later as project leader on development projects, and subsequently for over five years as divisional head in development. From 2013 to 2016 he worked freelance as an optical designer and system engineer in space projects.