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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

Spartan Felt Company is a vertically integrated manufacturer and fabricator of felt parts. They have been engineering creative solutions for over 42 years for a diverse group of industries. Spartan offers innovative products and services, such as engineering, cost reductions, R&D services, troubleshooting, and operator training. Spartan is a leader in innovation of precision products that utilize the latest flexible materials and treatment technologies, specializing in polishing and fluid transfer applications. The company serves some of the world’s leading companies in fields including semiconductors, writing instruments, cosmetics, glass polishing, fluid transfer, and aviation. Spartan Felt's dedication to individualized problem solving and years of expertise in fiber technology makes them an ideal partner.




SPIE Optifab 2017

October 16-19, 2017 | Rochester, NY

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Jointly organized by SPIE and APOMA, Optifab is the largest optical manufacturing conference and exhibition held in North America.

Optifab's unique technical focus on classical and advanced optical manufacturing technologies offers an exceptional opportunity to report new research and interact with worldwide experts in the field of optical fabrication.

To present a paper, submit your abstract by April 3 or view the call for papers.

Show space fills up fast, reserve your spot today!

We look forward to seeing you!

Member News

nascaheadshot.jpg Remembering Rick Nasca
A champion for our industry, he will truly be missed.


Improving Optics Sales & Marketing: Launch Team President to Present Short Course at Photonics West 2017

Gillespie Associates Launches Gillespie Nimble to Address Optics Workforce Skill Gap



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