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Silmo Paris 2020 is preparing to welcome the industry back

When the theme for the 2020 edition – #FUTURISSilmo – was first conceived, it was impossible to foresee that the current crisis would bring even more meaning to the subject. Now, it is as essential as ever to accompany the optical and eyewear industry to ensure that...

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Vision Expo West 2020 is open for registration

Vision Expo West will return to the iconic city of Las Vegas, Nevada on September 23-26, 2020 under the banner of One Vision – One Focus – One Future. The much-anticipated Vision Expo West is where the optical industry will unite and get back to business. The Vision...

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Changes of personnel at Buhler Group

Dieter Vögtli, member of the Buhler Executive Board, passed away on Friday, June 5, as a result of a short, serious illness. Dieter Vögtli headed the company's global Service & Sales (SAS) organization. Before that, he was responsible for Buhler's business in Asia....

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Schneider offers new CMMS

In order to provide preventive maintenance and remote support in times of the new normal, Schneider has developed a computerized maintenance management system, CMMS. It enables labs to perform maintenance reliably like professionals. The system provides intelligence...

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Schneider and Team Henrich & Krall now fully merged

Effective October 1st, 2020, Team Henrich & Krall GmbH (Team H&K), a member of the Schneider Group, will merge into the Schneider GmbH & Co. KG. The full range of products will be continue to be available through Schneider and existing customers will be fully...

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Michael Vitale is new Lab Division Liaison

Following the retirement of Steve Sutherlin, the Lab Division Liaison responsibilities are taken on by Michael Vitale, The Vision Council’s Senior Technical Director, Lens Division Liaison, and Lens Processing & Technology Division Liaison. Vitale looks forward to...

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Bühler gives first webinar

Bühler Leybold Optics has organized their first live webinar for the ophthalmic market. The webinar with the title "meeting market requirements from fast coating solutions to premium processes” will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The current ophthalmic market...

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SatislohLink: virtual booth

Wanting to stay connected with labs, but at their customers’ convenience, Satisloh has created their new virtual booth, SatislohLink. Responding to canceled trade shows around the world, the company built this new online tool to keep the ophthalmic market informed and...

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Shamir announces program to support first responders

Shamir is collaborating with US optical laboratories nationwide, which produce their freeform or digital lenses, and have chosen to participate in the company’s #VisionFIRST initiative.  The program was designed to provide complimentary prescription lens designs for...

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IOT webinars for education during confinement

The research and development company in the field of optics says it wants to enliven the weeks of confinement with its own webinars that encourage to strengthen knowledge in a pleasant and productive way. IOT has decided to publish weekly different webinars that seek...

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