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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

As one of the original laser optics manufacturers in the US, Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. (RMI) is a leader in the production of high quality precision optics. With their advanced capabilities and new infrared materials production facility, RMI manufactures the highest quality optics, coatings, and assemblies for DUV through FIR applications as well as laser-grade CVD ZnSe. Their world class optical fabrication techniques can meet even the most challenging custom requirements.


Upcoming Events

February 16-18, 2016

The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California

Open registration beginning October 23.

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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