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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Senior Applications Engineer

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS, a unit of the Germanow-Simon Companies, today announced that Val Moshkovskiy has joined the firm as Senior Applications Engineer.
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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS today announced it has become ISO 9001:2008 certified.
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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Expands Metrology Capabilities with Bruker® Interferometric Optical Microscope

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS is pleased to announce its acquisition of a Bruker® ContourGT®-K1 3D Interferometric Optical Microscope. Read more . . .

 

Germanow-Simon Corp. Completes Renovation Project

Germanow-Simon Corp. celebrated the recent completion of a $3.25 million upgrade to the company’s facilities located at 408 St. Paul Street in Rochester, NY. Read more . . .

 

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Expands Capabilities with Completion of Class 10,000 Clean Room

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS announces the completion of a Class 10,000 clean room at the Rochester, NY corporate facility. Read more . . .

 

Rochester Manufacturer to Expand, Adding New Jobs and Investing in Aging Infrastructure

Germanow-Simon Companies will retain 77 jobs and add 25 new employees, contributing to community revival in Monroe County. Read more . . .

 

Germanow-Simon will be featured in this summer's All Business: 190 Years of Rochester Ingenuity presented by the Rochester Historical Society.

The exhibit runs from June 22-September 29 and features photographs and objects, stories and lore, from some of the City's most interesting businesses. Read more . . .

 

Rochester high tech optics manufacturer works with HP to create next generation of flatbed scanners

G-S Plastic Optics has been working with HP Company of Palo Alto, CA to develop the next generation of professional flatbed scanner products. Read more . . .

 

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces Expanded Metrology Capability

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS is pleased to announce that it has upgraded its metrology laboratory with the addition of a PerkinElmer Lambda 950 spectrophotometer. Read more . . .

 

William Beich Presents Paper at SPIE Optics & Photonics Conference in San Diego, CA

Polymer Optics: A manufacturer’s perspective on the factors that contribute to successful programs, presented by William Beich, Director of New Business Development, G-S PLASTIC OPTICS. Precision polymer optics is a key enabling technology allowing the deployment of sophisticated devices with increasingly complex optics on a cost competitive basis. Read more . . .

 

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Tooling

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS announced that it has acquired the tooling to produce the “Standard” and “Apex” lines of injection molded optics from 3M Precision Optics in Cincinnati, OH.
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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Diamond Turning Machine

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS once again expands its precision manufacturing capabilities with the latest diamond turning technology. The company announces the recent integration of a Precitech Nanoform® 200 machine. Read more . . .

 

Lincoln MKR Concept Punctuates Iconic Design Cues with Futuristic Innovation from Bayer MaterialScience LLC
First-of-Its-Kind Adaptive LED Headlamp Assembly Utilizing Makrolon® Polycarbonate and AURA® Infusion Technology Help Lincoln Lead the Way in Premium Segment

When Lincoln unveiled its 2007 Lincoln MKR sports sedan concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit earlier this year, one of its most striking elements was its double-wing grille inspired by the revered 1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet. But to bring that magnificent design into the 21st century took ingenious injection-molded headlamp internal optics made possible by materials and technology from Bayer MaterialScience LLC (BMS). Read more . . .

 

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Coating Facility

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS announces the completion of its most recent plant expansion through the establishment of an in-house coating facility. In April, the company integrated a precision optical coating system, built by Vacuum Process Technology, Inc. (VPT). Read more . . .

 

William Beich will Present Invited Paper at SPIE Optics & Photonics Conference in San Diego, CA

Injection-Molded Polymer Optics in the 21st Century, presented by William Beich, Director of New Business Development, G-S PLASTIC OPTICS. The use of plastic optics continues to grow in popularity as optical design engineers discover the many ways these components can manage light. Read more.

 

Optimum Technologies Wins Production Award in Competitive Medical Market

Optimum Technologies (OTI), a full-service Product Development and Contract Manufacturing company specializing in optical technologies for the life sciences, has recently been awarded a production contract from a major medical technology firm. OTI had been working with their customer for two years to develop a new medical device. OTI supported the program from the prototype phase through design verification and process validation. Volume production will start soon.

G-S Plastic Optics has been a key supplier to Optimum by providing precision polymer windows used in the instrument.

"Thanks in part to your efforts, our client recently chose Optimum Technologies over two other firms to produce their disposable on a high-volume production basis. They told us they recognized the value that our optical expertise contributes. We recognize that G-S PLASTIC OPTIC’S expertise in optical plastic molding is a key part of that. If the client’s clinical trials are successful, we can both hope to see some big orders in 2003."
-Randal Chinnock, President, Optimum Technologies, Inc.

 

Unique Tools to Better Serve You

Zeiss Surfcom 3000A - G-S PLASTIC OPTICS acquired a Zeiss Surfcom 3000A in October of 1999. This unique tool affords GS the ability to measure to sub-micron z-axis accuracy with 200 millimeter x-axis travel. View our Production Equipment page for a complete test and production equipment listing.


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