About Us

JNS Glass & Coatings was established Yorkville, IL in 1993 with a mission to supply tempered and precision fabricated glass to industrial and commercial OEM’s. Our commitment to supplying quality precision fabricated glass components has always been driven by an intense focus on superior customer service. Because of this commitment to quality and service, JNS still partners some of the same customers that trusted in us in 1993.  

Our global customer base demands that we keep pace with the rapid technological advances in glass materials. JNS’s ability to exceed customer expectations for the latest in both glass materials and fabrication capabilities has kept us in business for over 20 years.  We fully embrace that our continued success will always depend on our ability to go way beyond the basic specifications of our customers glass needs.

While JNS continues to improve on the capabilities the company was founded on, industrial glass fabrication and glass strengthening, we have evolved into a turnkey supplier of custom precision optics, optical windows, thin film coatings and bandpass filters for applications including machine vision, lighting, defense, display and electronics, avionics, industrial and biomedical.   Our manufacturing capabilities including CNC glass machining, thermal and chemical glass tempering, glass silk-screening and printing, glass cutting and waterjet cutting, glass edge grinding and polishing, glass precision slicing and dicing, glass drilling, Corning Gorilla Glass fabrication, thin film optical coatings, and production of custom glass lenses, filters and mounts.

JNS is committed to carrying a wide variety of cutting edge glass materials in a variety of thicknesses to allow us to quickly respond to our customers’ very specific needs.  JNS distributes and fabricates a full range of material from Schott, Corning, AGC, PPG and Pilkington including Borofloat® Glass, Eagle XG™, Corning Gorilla™Glass, Starphire™, Schott D263™, Dragontrail™ and many more.  JNS has the lighter, stronger and clearer glass products that are trending in today’s marketplace. 

Please contact JNS Glass & Coatings today for a quote on your current glass or optics needs.  Our customers rely on support from JNS from prototyping and design through high volume production.  JNS ships glass and custom optics from several locations in the United States and Asia to customers in North America, South America, Asia, Europe and Australia.  Please call JNS Glass & Coatings today!


1993  JNS Glass founded to become supplier of industrial tempered glass solutions

1999  Started distributing and fabricating Borofloat33™ which replaced Corning Pyrex® sheet glass in the marketplace

2002 – Entered the lighting market as a premiere supplier of accessory and cover lenses for lighting OEM’s around the world

2005 – Began producing thin film coatings and became turnkey supplier of coated optical windows

2009 – Machine Vision Filters, Mounts and Lenses

2011 – Investments in printing and chemical strengthening to support the electronic display market.  Added oleophobic coating product line.

2012 – Certified to strengthen and fabricate Corning Gorilla™ Glass

2013 – Added laser etching equipment

2015 – New robotics equipment for precision mounting of camera filters

2017 –  Added new product line of molded lenses, tubing and rod