Continuous Product Innovation Since 1986

LTI Coating Technologies, LLC (LTI) is a recognized world leader in the development and manufacturing of proprietary, high performance coating systems. LTI was formed in 1986 to address the optical industry’s requirement for hard coatings and tintable coatings for plastic and polycarbonate lenses. Today, LTI is a  global leader in ophthalmic hard coatings with a major market share of the optical laboratory market and has received four Awards of Excellence from the Optical Laboratories Association for best-in-class coating equipment.

LTI offers coatings with a variety of properties for different applications including, clear coatings, decorative coatings (translucent / transparent), scratch resistant and anti-glare coatings. These coatings are available in both thermal and UV-cure  for plastic, glass, metal,  and wood substrates for dip, flow, spin, and spray application. Our innovative products add premium performance, appearance and durability to ophthalmic eyewear, automotive and aerospace products, electronic and medical devices, and other custom specialty applications.

LTI  also has an extensive and experienced technical staff available to provide qualified coating development, as well as design and support of coating application equipment.

Expanding Product Lines Through Strategic Collaboration

On July 31, 2014 SDC Technologies, Inc. acquired a majority ownership of LTI Coating Technologies, LLC. This strategic partnership allows our customers to benefit from the combined resources of both companies; giving them access to expanded industry leading technologies, a broader product portfolio, superior service and support. We are targeting expansion based on our global specialty coatings business deeply focused on innovative UV-cure and sustainable coating technologies for a number of industries and markets.

Contact a customer care representative and let us be a part of your integrated product development team.