PPG Offers Trivex Edging Tips on Video — PPG Industries, in conjunction with eight leading equipment manufacturers, has produced an education CD to serve as a guide on optimal edging techniques for lenses made from Trivex.
“The Trivex Material Edge” provides information and video demonstrations on how to maximize edging results from A.I.T. Industries/Indo, Briot, Gerber Coburn/ Essilor, Lab-Tech, Satisloh, National Optronics, Santinelli International/Nidek and Topcon America/ODI. The CD will be the first in a series of educational tools PPG is planning to roll out, which will serve as an “A-to-Z” guide for achieving the best possible results with Trivex, according to Christine Camsuzou, PPG general manager of optical materials. To obtain a copy of “The Trivex Material Edge” CD, contact Robin Snyder, marketing manager, optical material and coatings, PPG Industries at (724) 325-5168, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Younger’s NuPolar Aces the Test — Younger Optics has published a brochure containing information comparing NuPolar Hard Resin Polarized Lens to other leading prescription Rx hard resin polarized lenses. The new “Quality Testing & Comparisons” brochure explains the technical aspects of a quality polarized lens and attempts to show how NuPolar hard resin polarized products consistently outperform other products in the marketplace. Many of the tests described in the brochure have never been published before, and readers can learn what makes a good versus a poor polarized lens. To order a copy of the brochure, call (800) 366-5367.
Robertson Scores ‘Base Hit’ With Customers — Customers of Atlanta-based wholesale lab Robertson Optical enjoyed the Atlanta Braves ballgame August 13 as part of the annual Braves promotion sponsored by Robertson, Carl Zeiss Vision and Transitions. The promotion awarded game tickets and other prizes to Robertson customers, including optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians, for purchasing SOLAOne Clear, SOLAOne Transitions, SV Transitions, Flat-Top Transitions and Teflon coated lenses. Robertson Optical Laboratories customer Heather Lybrand, a licensed optician with Pelham Vision Center in Greer, S.C. (pictured above at left) is seen at the game with Chip Robertson, vice president of Robertson Optical’s Greenville, S.C. location.