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Who we are

The American Precision Optics Manufacturers Association (APOMA) is committed to promoting and advancing opportunities for the precision optics industry.

APOMA is the working group of the top U.S. optics manufacturers. Our members are front line and operations managers who turn to their peers in APOMA for best practices and technical guidance.

Visit the member directory to find an optical fabricator.

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Member Benefits

  • Exhibitor and attendee discounts for Optifab
  • Exclusive technical workshops
  • Access to technical papers & conference proceedings
  • Networking & learning opportunities from others in optical fabrication
  • More...

Job Openings

Omega Optical is currently looking for qualified applicants to fill two positions. 

With over 40 years of experience partnering with researchers and instrument designers, Omega Optical is a leader in photonics who designs and produces diverse offers of interference filters.

The company is currently looking for a Thin Film Technician and an Optician.

Learn more about the positions and the requirements.


Member Spotlight

Arielle International Inc. supplies fiber optic cable and equipment to dark fiber and bandwidth providers, electric, gas and water utilities, oil and gas companies and transportation networks worldwide. With over 15 years fiber optic experience in the US, Middle East, Europe and Asia, Arielle provides complete project and follow-up needs to its customers. The company makes it their priority that every fiber optic communications project is a complete success. They do this through highly competitive pricing, in-depth technical assistance, worldwide logistics capability and 24/7/365 availability and readiness. Arielle supports all customers and contractors with emergency stock of cable and equipment, system upgrade and maintenance provision, and total dedication to customer needs.




SPIE Optifab 2017

October 16-19, 2017 | Rochester, NY

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Jointly organized by SPIE and APOMA, Optifab is the largest optical manufacturing conference and exhibition held in North America. It's an exceptional opportunity to network with worldwide experts in the field of optical fabrication.

Show space fills up fast, reserve your spot today!

We look forward to seeing you!

Student Travel Grants & Best Poster Awards

Students interested in optics can gain firsthand exposure to the industry's largest manufacturing conference and exhibition.

APOMA is once again offering students a chance to participate in Optifab 2017 through travel grants and awards for outstanding student posters. Award winners will be chosen from the pool of qualified students.

Please submit applications by September 1, 2017.

See the full award guidelines for more information.

Member News

 cody-kreischer-optics.jpgRemembering Cody Kreischer

Cody Kreischer was a true Master Optician. His great knowledge of optics and vibrant personality will be missed. 


nascaheadshot.jpg Remembering Rick Nasca
A champion for our industry, he will truly be missed.


Improving Optics Sales & Marketing: Launch Team President to Present Short Course at Photonics West 2017

Gillespie Associates Launches Gillespie Nimble to Address Optics Workforce Skill Gap


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