Corporate Overview


Organizations & Affiliations

Optical Society of America (OSA)
The mission of OSA is to promote the generation, application and archiving of knowledge in optics and photonics and to disseminate this knowledge worldwide.

SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
The International Society for Optical Engineering is dedicated to advancing scientific research and engineering applications of optical, photonic, and imaging solutions.

SAS - The Society for Applied Spectroscopy
The Society for Applied Spectroscopy is a nonprofit organization formed to advance and disseminate knowledge and information concerning the art and science of spectroscopy, and other allied sciences, to advance the professional standing and growth of the Society and its members, to coordinate cooperative endeavors of its individual members and sections, and to promote and maintain a close bond among its members.

Electro-Optics Alliance
The Electro-Optics Alliance at the Penn State Electro-Optics Center serves as a national resource to advance electro-optics and related technologies by partnering with government and commercial customers for the primary benefit of the U.S. warfighter.

ASQ - The American Society For Quality
By making quality a global priority, an organizational imperative, and a personal ethic, the American Society for Quality becomes the community for everyone who seeks quality technology, concepts, or tools to improve themselves and their world.

NIST - National Institute of Standards & Technology
Founded in 1901, NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Commerce Department's Technology Administration. NIST's mission is to develop and promote measurement, standards, and technology to enhance productivity, facilitate trade, and improve the quality of life.

ASRG - Analytical Spectroscopy Research Group
The Analytical Spectroscopy Research Group at the University of Kentucky is an organization dedicated to basic research in noninvasive chemical analysis, medical imaging, and technology development.

The New England Innovation Alliance is a consortium of companies performing, supporting, and commercializing federally-funded research and development. The NEIA was founded to provide a forum for the discussion of common issues, to foster collaboration and cooperation, and to promote the mutual interests of the group. Collectively, the members employ more than 1,000 scientists and engineers and perform more than $250 million in sponsored research and development.

Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) The Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. was founded in 1938 and is a private not-for-profit association of approximately 700 member companies located throughout the six-state New England region.


Headwall (def) - noun .

1. Mountaineering - a steep slope or precipice rising at the head of a valley or glacial cirque

2. Engineering - tackling and solving the toughest optical engineering problems in a collaborative manner to provide application-specific wavelength solutions for customers

ISO9001:2008Headwall's quality management system is ISO 9001:2008 certified, an internationally recognized standard.

Press Releases

January 2012 -Headwall and LemnaTec Collaborate on Spectral Imaging Instrumentation

January 2012  -US Senator Scott Brown Focuses on Hyperspectral Imaging Technology

December 2011 -Lightweight Micro-Hyperspec® Imaging Sensor Collects Remote Sensing Data Aboard Small UAVs

November 2011 -Hyperspec® RECON Handheld Sensor Selected as 2011 PRISM Award Finalist

In The News

December 2011 -Manufacturing Benefits of Hyperspectral & Raman Imaging Techniques

December 2011 -Hyperspectral Sensing in UAVs

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