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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

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Annual Meeting

February 1, 2017 | 8am - 10am

Intercontinental Hotel | San Francisco | Ballroom A, 3rd floor

We invite all members to attend the APOMA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 1st at the Intercontinental Hotel - 888 Howard St., near the Moscone Center.

This year's meeting will feature:

  • Overview of the latest in standards from Allan Kirsloff of Triptar
  • Alexis Vogt will give us an update on the optics program at MCC
  • Overview of Optifab from SPIE
  • The welcome of our new President Elect Mike Mandina from Optimax.
We look forward to seeing you!

Member News

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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