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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...
 
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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

Esco Optics is a leading optical manufacturer of custom and catalog optics, precision optical components, and ITAR optics. For more than 60 years, the company has been family-owned and operated which has translated into a personal approach for each customer need. Esco uniquely combines a personalized customer service model with production of top quality optical components across a wide range of industries. The company specializes in prototype optics and high volume optics production, excelling in quality and lead times. No matter how simple or complex an order may be, every Esco Optics customer is treated like family. Contact them to learn how they can serve your optical needs.


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Member News

Remcody-kreischer-optics.jpgembering Cody Kreischer

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

 

JENOPTIK Optical Systems LLC Announces New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

 

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A champion for our industry, he will truly be missed.

 

 

 

Update from Optifab 2017

Thank you to all of our members (and potential members) that joined us at the APOMA General Meeting in Rochester, NY at Optifab 2017! 

Attended by over 60 industry representatives and educators, the meeting featured updates on APOMA’s membership and mission, ITAR Revisions, ISO 10110 Developments, Development of a National Accredited Optics Technician Apprentice Program, and the 2018 APOMA Technical Workshop at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. 

View the presentations:

APOMA Presentation - Kirk Warden

Update on Export Controls Presentation - SPIE

ISO 10110 Update Presentation - Mike Mandina

Optimax Apprenticeship Program – Jim Vankouwenberg

Our next meeting will be in San Francisco at Photonics West in January 2018.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 


2018 APOMA Technical Workshop

October 2018 – Save the date!

Garré Vineyard & Winery - Livermore, CA

Details are being finalized for our next members-only technical workshop. The event will offer exclusive learning and networking opportunities to attendees, including a tour of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Get more details about the event and check back for registration and paper submission details.


 

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