Pech Optical Corporation is a full-service, independent, family owned prescription lens laboratory, producing over 2,100 pair of eyeglasses per day. John T. Fried, President of A&R Optical Machinery, Inc., visited Pech Optical for the following interview.Read more
We are glad to welcome Mr. Hitschfel and Mrs. Schiffke from Carl Zeiss – Aalen (Germany) in our works. The aim of their visit is to test a new Focovision Version, adapted to their specific requirements.Read more
In December 2005, AudiOptic moved to a brand new building in Clamart, in the South of Paris. As Jean-Marie Brault, Production Manager, will kindly explain us, the automation of the workshop is the result of a coordinated team effort in which A&R took part.Read more
Mont-Royal, one of the last independent laboratories in France, takes advantage of a strategic position in the East of the country, close to the German border, within a stone’s throw of Luxembourg and Belgium. Mr.Guy Richarth, General Manager and his son Philippe kindly accepted to answer to our questions. Read more
Karl Lauther (Lab Manager) and Otis Taylor (QA Coach) from Wal-Mart kindly welcomed us in their Dallas facility. We took this opportunity to ask them some questions about their new A&R auto-blocker. Read more
Filtenborg activity started in 1855, so the 150th anniversary is coming up very soon. It started a trading for watches and converted to the ophthalmic industry during the last century. Today, Filtenborg is the largest supplier on the Danish market. Filtenborg is probably the most automatized RX lab in Northern Europe. Read more
Vision Labs is a member of the Specsavers Group supplying quality prescription lenses to Specsavers Opticians in the UK, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands. Its Managing Director, Kevin Driskel and Andrew Hutchison, Technical Services Manager, kindly hosted Helmut Ahn, A&R Sales Director, and myself.Read more
The Optovision company is a long standing customer of Automation and Robotics for over ten years. It was a real pleasure to meet Mr. Bauer, Purchasing Manager, and Mr. Rendel, Production Manager, in Langen, close to Frankfurt in Germany. In their factory they have in operation an Automatic Control and Pad Printing Unit, a Semi-Automatic Pad Printing Unit, a Packaging Unit, and a Dispatch Packaging Unit.