Optical laboratories association announces nominees for 2008 Award of Excellence

August 15, 2008

The Optical Laboratories Association (OLA) released its list of nominees for the 2008 Awards of Excellence. Winners will be announced at the President's Banquet Nov. 8 during the OLA annual meeting in Nashville, TN.

Fairfax, VA-The Optical Laboratories Association (OLA) released its list of nominees for the 2008 Awards of Excellence. Winners will be announced at the President's Banquet Nov. 8 during the OLA annual meeting in Nashville, TN.

Nominees were announced in the categories of accessory products, children's frames, dress frames, finishing equipment, finishing material and tools, lens design, lens materials and treatments, lens treatment equipment, marketing, safety frames, specialty frames, surfacing equipment, and surfacing material and tools.

"These products and companies have been selected by OLA members to be considered for an award. This alone is high praise for each of these products," said Barney Dougher, OLA president. "OLA believes it is important to recognize the ophthalmic industry suppliers who have made an outstanding contribution to the laboratory community and allied professions. An OLA Award of Excellence is the most prestigious award our industry offers," said Dougher.

Ultimately, OLA members determine the award winners. In late September, every OLA lab member will be sent a ballot; each company has one vote to cast for its choice.

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