September 2019
Update on OPTIFAB 2019

  • Exhibit is sold out! 
  • Make sure to check out the courses being offered!
  • New events for students and technicians this year!

This year's OPTIFAB 2019 conference promises to be the best ever, with a sold out exhibit (wait list still available) and fabrication courses that you should register to attend today! 

Of particular interest to APOMA members might be the following short courses:

For the full listing of courses being offered at OPTIFAB, click HERE.
Conference sessions can be found HERE.

New this year!
Click the links below for information on these special opportunities (registration is required for both events):

APOMA General Meeting at OPTIFAB 2019

Save the date-- our next meeting will be held at OPTIFAB 2019 in Rochester, NY:
When: Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 8:30-9:30 am 
Where: Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Meeting Room: Highland E/F

Important industry updates will be provided on:
  • Precision Optics Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Efforts
  • APOMA 2020 Tech Workshop
  • Support for ISO 10110 US Adoption

We hope you can join us!
Members in the News

Growth continues as Esco Optics opens a Rochester, NY office
Optical component manufacturer, Esco Optics, is pleased to announce an expanded presence within the industry by adding a new office, as well as new key personnel.
Esco Optics will have a new, fully staffed office in Rochester, NY. This new venture is now referenced colloquially as Esco North, and will allow Esco to grow their relationships and service current customers in the hub of optics. "This is exciting for everyone involved. As a top optics provider, this office gives us a stronger footprint within the fabric of Rochester," says Ron Schulmerich, Business Development Manager. It allows us to continue to foster great experiences with our customers and opens a more formal presence in the area." To see the full press release, please click HERE .

Ross Optical Industries Acquired by Precision Optics Corporation
Ross Optical Industries, Inc. (Ross Optical), a provider of custom, precision engineered solutions for the optical market, has announced that it has been acquired by Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. Precision Optics is a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced optical instruments for the medical and defense industries. To see the full press release, please click HERE .

Do you have company news to share?
We'd love to include it on the APOMA website and in our eNews! Submit member news and press releases to the following email:

Coming up in October-- watch for our updated APOMA website, debuting soon!