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RBJ Technology & Manufacturing Workforce Development Award
October 18th, 2019

Optimax received the Rochester Business Journal Technology & Manufacturing Workforce Development Award. The Rochester Technology & Manufacturing Awards recognizes and honors organizations and individuals who lead the manufacturing industry in our area. #ROC #manufacturing #workforcedevelopment

Corey Manahan-Millennials in Manufacturing Award Recipient
October 7th, 2019

In 2019, Fuzehub, the statewide New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership center, launched the Millennials in Manufacturing Awards to celebrate young professionals who are doing their part to strengthen New York State's manufacturing industry

Science on the Edge
September 25th, 2019

Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Director of Technology and Strategy at Optimax, will be presenting "Science on the Edge- Turning the Science Fiction of Today into Tomorrow's Science Fact through Innovations in Optics" on Thursday, October 3rd at the Rochester Museum Science Center

Clear Path To A Bright Future: High School Grad To Optimax Apprentice
August 27th, 2019

American Apprenticeship Initiative of Western New York featured Optimax and our newest Apprentice Noah in its latest August Newsletter

Zemax Webinar-Technologies and Techniques for Optical Fabrication
August 19th, 2019

Understanding how optical components are manufactured is essential to creating the high-performance and cost-effective optical systems today’s customers demand. Here’s your opportunity to learn the latest methods and procedures in fabrication and testing technology from an industry-leading expe ....

Jessica DeGroote Nelson-Chair of Optical Fabrication and Testing Topical Meeting
June 7th, 2019

Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Director of Technology & Strategy at Optimax, is chairing the 2019 Optical Fabrication and Testing Topical Meeting (OF&T). This meeting will emphasize new ideas, concepts, and emerging applications in optics manufacturing and metrology

Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award
June 6th, 2019

Yesterday, Rick and Mike received the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award. This award is given out by RIT's Saunders College of Business to an individual or business that has improved the economic life of Greater Rochester or whose innovation management skills have changed the course o ....

Optimax Wins Two Wealth of Health Awards
June 4th, 2019

On June 4th, Optimax received two Wealth of Health awards in the categories of Employer of the Year in the category of 200-499 employees as well as Rookie of the Year, recognizing companies participating in the Wealth of Health Awards Program for the first time

#FacesofPhotonics: Optimax Director of Technology and Strategy, Jessica DeGroote Nelson
May 29th, 2019

On May 21st, Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax's Director of Technology and Strategy,  will be teaching Optical Materials, Fabrication, and Testing for the Optical Engineer at this year's SPIE Optics + Photonics in San Diego

Optimax 6x D&C Top Workplaces Winner
May 1st, 2019

Six years and running, Optimax has made the list based on our employee's feedback, of being one of Rochester's best places to work

FAME’s 2019 STAR Award to Jim VanKouwenberg
April 21st, 2019

Jim VanKouwenberg, Optimax's Workforce Development Coordinator, won the 2019 FAME STAR Award. This award recognizes students, teachers, and advanced manufacturing relationships in pursuit of FAME's goal to promote awareness of advanced manufacturing careers in the pipeline

The Optimax Story
March 15th, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12th, Bruce Peters of Beyond Teal interviewed Optimax CEO, Rick Plympton and facilitated a panel discussion with members of the Optimax team