G5 occupies 6000-ft2 of manufacturing and office space in Hudson, New Hampshire, with the factory construction and initial equipment installation completed in April 2012. The current location allows for growth up to 17,000-ft2.



The manufacturing facility is equipped with vacuum deposition chambers utilizing resistance source, electron beam source, ion assisted deposition capability, and dual rotating planetaries allowing production of high performance, high quality, and high durability coatings. G5 also has a PE-CVD (plasma enhanced CVD) chamber for the manufacture of DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) coatings when applications demand the highest abrasion resistant coatings.


G5 Infrared is a US owned, New Hampshire registered LLC. G5 is ITAR compliant and DDTC registered.


  • Carl Rouette Director - Thin Film Optical Products

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    Mr. Rouette has managed successful thin film coating businesses for several companies, not only providing multi-million dollar revenues, but also providing the highest quality and highest performance coatings to customers at competitive prices. With over 38 years experience, he has not only overseen overall thin film coating operations, but also personally designs anti-reflection coatings, filter coatings, beam-splitter coatings, and numerous other specialty coatings for both high volume production and many low volume unique applications. Known for his honesty and fairness Mr. Rouette has formed close relationships with suppliers and customers over the years and now brings his trusted name and extensive talents and experience to G5 Infrared.

  • Gary Browning Marketing & Sales

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    Mr. Browning has over 30 years in sales and marketing, 17 of which focused specifically on the infrared market in segments including optical components and systems, design services, infrared cameras and multi-sensor systems. His successful history in contributing to rapid sales growth over that time has stemmed from his strong customer advocacy. Whether it is for military, government, or commercial applications, Mr. Browning’s strengths come from a desire to understand the customer’s needs, find the right solution, and build a mutually beneficial relationship.

  • David Latimer Chief Technology Officer

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    With 17 years experience in optical design and engineering, system engineering, and overall product development, Mr. Latimer worked with small and large corporations undertaking projects from research to high volume production. His experience began with a degree in Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester and has encompassed optical and system design of visible, near-IR, and thermal infrared systems for military, commercial, and public safety markets, with extensive experience in imaging systems for surveillance. One of his strongest attributes is being able to understand the overall requirements and achieve the right balance of performance, manufacturability, and cost in product designs to meet the customer’s needs.