Prime Photonics is a technology company located in Blacksburg, VA, just a few miles from the campus of Virginia Tech. Founded in 1999, Prime Photonics is a company focused on bringing innovative products to the marketplace while closely adhering to our Guiding Principles of Integrity, Commitment to Stakeholders and Performance.


Prime Photonics creates value for its customers, shareholders, employees and partners, by developing impactful sensor and materials technologies and products for test & measurement, inspection, control and health monitoring of commercial and military equipment, structures and turbomachinery.

Guiding Principles

The Prime Photonics Guiding Principles form the fundamental basis of our company and culture. We value and respect the needs, expectations and contribution of each stakeholder and our fundamental goal is to unfailingly increase the value that our company delivers to our stakeholders.

Integrity. We believe the underlying principle governing all of our actions must be integrity.

  • Honesty
  • Accountability
  • Honor

Performance. We believe that to be successful, we must differentiate ourselves from our competitors through exceptional performance.

  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Focus
  • Learning

Commitment. We are committed to delivering value to all Prime Stakeholders: Customers, Shareholders, Partners and Employees.

  • Deliver a Return on Investment
  • Create Value
  • Provide a Safe Workplace
  • Value Diversity
  • Financial Discipline