Optical Laboratories Association Awards of Excellence Winners


We would like to congratulate  all of this year’s Optical Laboratories Association 24th Annual Awards of Excellence Winners. The OLA just held their annual meeting at Vision Expo West this year and the awards were made Friday evening. The Awards of Excellence is the OLA’s way of recognizing the tremendous amount of effort the optical industry manufacturers invest in the research and development of new products. The award piece presented is symbolic of the professional and personalized care that the optical labs give to the production of their products.

The winners are listed below:

Sophia Loren Beau Rivage 46

Dress Frames

Zyloware for Sophia Loren Beau Rivage 46

Specialty Frames

Uvex by Sperian for SW07

Children’s Frames

Nouveau Eyewear for Nickelodeon iCarley Click

Lens Materials

Younger Opticsfor NuPolar Trilogy Visual Armor

Lens Treatment

Transitions Optical for XTRActive

Lens Design

Shamir Insight for Autograph II


Younger Optics for NuPolar Glare Wheel Demonstrator

Software Tools

Digital Vision for Digital Surfacing SWEEP Software Module

Accessory Products

Younger Optics for Drivewear Owner’s Manual

Surfacing Equipment

Schneider Optical Machines for HSC Smart XP

Surfacing Materials and Tools

Practical Systems for Advanced Reception Chucks for Cylinder Machines

Finishing Equipment

MEI System for MEI 641

Finishing Materials and Tools

OptiSource for Snapit Frame Screws

Treatment Equipment

Quest Optical for EZ Coat System

Claire Goldsmith MidPage