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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...

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

Founded as a four-man precision machine shop, A & M Tool & Die Co., Inc. has built a reputation as one of the best single-source machine shops in the country. They offer exceptional welding and fabricating services, with a dedication to providing customers with high quality complex precision parts and complete machines. A & M Tool works closely with customers' engineers and designers to develop and manufacture various types of projects. Their customer base covers a broad array of industries, from aerospace to optics to personal products. A & M Tool has the capabilities and experience to serve small individual inventors as well as well-established Fortune 500 companies.




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

remembering-cody-green.jpg  Remembering Cody Green

 Colin 'Cody' Green was an integral member of the optics industry, he'll be very missed.


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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