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Changes at Board of Directors of Bühler Group

Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group, was elected as a new Member of the Board of Directors of Bühler Holding AG at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on August 28, 2020. The shareholders elected him unanimously as a new member of the Board of Directors of...

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New OptoTech furnace series

OptoTech has announced the release of their new OCF furnace series for curing hardcoatings on ophthalmic lenses as well as curing blanks. The 2 available versions (OCF Premium 2 and OCF Premium Plus 3) have individually controlled modules and adjustable feedrate for...

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Vision Expo to host virtual career event

Vision Expo has announced plans to host the Virtual Career Zone, a virtual networking event designed to connect young professionals and students with optical companies. Set to take place on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 11-11:55 a.m. EDT, the virtual event is inspired by...

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MAFO – The Conference 2021 confirmed

After the inevitable cancellation of MAFO - The Conference 2020 due to the corona crisis it is now certain: MAFO - The Conference 2021 will take place! The motto for the annual industry meeting ties in with 2020: Smart and Sustainable - reloaded. And the date is also...

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Coburn Technologies introduces new express lens edger

Coburn Technologies has released the next generation in their lens edging technology, their fastest edger to-date, the HPE-910 Exxpert Express Lens Edger. The faster edging speed is the result of smart processing and quick mapping, completing a job in 80 seconds....

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Safe Business Platform: opti 2021

From September 1st on, trade fairs may take place again in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany. The upcoming opti, which will be held in Stuttgart from 8th to 10th of January 2021, will then be the first ophthalmic optics trade show within a year, where the industry can meet...

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Silmo 2020 outside the walls

After announcing that the 2020 edition would not be held at Paris Nord Villepinte, from Oct, 2 to 5, Silmo Paris activated its plan B to address the expectation of the optical and eyewear industry and the anticipation of exhibitors and visitors hoping to reunite. This...

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Schneider goes contact lenses and IOL

Schneider is entering the market for contact lens and IOL manufacturing technology with two new solutions for single-point diamond turning. The fully featured UPC 100 Vision is designed for the manufacturing of mold inserts with surface roughness values in the 1-2 nm...

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