5/2013: Bright Moon
The MAFO editors visited for you DanYang – the Chinese city of spectacle lenses. 1,200 firms are located there and MingYue is one of the largest manufacturers there. The founders are the brothers Gongwan and Gongxing Xie and currently they employ about 1,200 people with an output of approx. 120,000 cast mono lenses and about 1,000 prescription lenses.
Have you been at the Ophthalmic Optics Forum (OOF) 2013 in DanYang? Over 100 participants from DanYang, Shanghai, Canton, Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea listened to the nine presentations by speakers from China, USA, Germany and the UK. In an interesting report about this event we will update you about the international optical industry meetings.
Based onlectures given at MAFO – The Conference in Milan, March 1st 2013, three speakers wrote an article about their topic: Thomas Johann will answer the question, if tinted lenses are a unique selling point or necessary evil; Karin Schultzexplains how is the handling and development of hydrophobic surfaces and Werner Mühlberger is your contact person for a global “Business-Check”.
In the second part of “Index Matched High Index Primer-Hard Coating Systems for MR Substrates”, Ren-Zhi Jin will cover the different lens substrates and the evaluation of the degree of a refractive index match.
“Anastigmatic lenses”! In his article, Mo Jalie will show you in a simple way where astigmatism comes from?
The market surveys single-vision, bifocal and trifocal of semi-finished lenses will give you an overview about the product portfolio of the companies.
The ‘Closing Words’ are written by Jürgen Krall, CEO Team Henrich & Krall, member of Schneider group.
This issue specials: semi-finished lenses (single-vision, bifocal, trifocal)
The surveys can be downloaded here!
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