About HGH Infrared Systems

Experts in Electro-Optics & Infrared Technology

The Infrared Reference for over 30 years!


HGH Infrared Systems has been an expert in infrared technology for over 30 years. Since 1982, HGH designs, develops, assembles and sells electro-optics systems for industrial, civil, defence and security applications. The company has established itself as an international reference in terms of innovation in infrared technology, through the development of multiple advanced sensors.

Export Trophy 2012 - Eurosatory 2012

HGH Infrared Systems’s Head Office is located in Igny near Paris, in the heart of the French Optics Valley, where the most well-known research laboratories and related companies are based. The perfect environment for HGH's high technology and quality products.

HGH Infrared Systems has been internationally recognized by several highly acclaimed industry specialists: 

  • Their innovative infrared sensor SPYNEL has been selected by Government Security News as the winner of the «2014 Best Video Tracking / Wide Area Long Range Surveillance Award». It also received «Label de l’Observeur du Design 2014», the «2012 GovSec Platinum Award», the price «Kummerman 2011» from the French Naval Academy, the «2010 Innovation Award» at Euronaval tradeshow and the «2008 Product of the Year Award» from Photonic Tech Briefs.
  • The CoolSpeed ​​technology, improving cooling time of cavity blackbodies, was awared the «2013 Innovation Award 2013» at the Enova tradeshow.
  • Kilnscan was the «Product of the Month» in June 2013 by Paper Industry Magazine.
  • HGH was awarded the «GICAT Export trophy» in 2012
  • HGH won the Milipol Innovation Award 2017 in the category "Drones, Anti-Drone systems"



Worldwide Presence

HGH Infrared Systems is a global provider of infrared solutions. For several years, HGH has achieved over 85% of revenue outside France, with sales and technical support teams in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as representatives in more than 50 countries. Each year, the company is involved in about 50 trade shows around the world. Please check out the events calendar, or contact us to arrange a meeting!

CIPE exhibition in China
HGH in the world

Your Strong Partner for Key Projects


The Innovation Spirit

  • 20% of sales revenue is invested in R&D
  • Our team comprises of highly qualified engineers in Optics, Mechanics, Electronics and Software
  • We collaborate on R&D projects with prestigious research labs and universities
  • HGH’s innovations have been awarded several prizes

Quality certification

As part of its growth strategy, HGH obtained the ISO 9001-2008 certification in 2011, which reflects the performance and efficiency of its Quality Management System.

The company group has achieved certification to the new ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management System (QMS) standard, reflecting the organization's commitment to quality, transparency and customer satisfaction. The QMS is implemented across the HGH headquarters based in Igny and US subsidiary based in Goleta, CA.


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