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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...

Member Spotlight

Guernsey Coating Laboratories provides its clients with the highest performance optical coatings possible coupled with some of the lowest defect densities available in the industry, with optimized coating designs and stringent handling and cleaning procedures. GCL prides itself on helping customers solve some of their most difficult application problems by searching out and implementing innovative coating solutions. GCL is committed to providing the attention to detail and service you would expect from your company's own in-house coating department.


Upcoming Events

October 12-15, 2015

Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside
Convention Center

Rochester, New York 

Submit your application for a Student Travel Grant & Best Poster Awards. 

Robert "Bob" Novak Scholarship Foundation

In rememberance of Bob Novak, a founding member of APOMA and the voice of optician training in this country, APOMA has established a Scholarship Fund in his name. Proceeds are earmarked to support education in optics manufacturing. Give back as Bob has, and consider a donation. SPIE has pledged to match funds raised! 

Member News

APOMA announces 2015-2016 board

Nanophase Technologies Celebrates 25 Years

OptiPro Systems Acquires Glassmaster Fabrications


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