G-S Plastic Optics (Germanow-Simon Corp.)

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Expands Metrology Capabilities with Bruker® Interferometric Optical Microscope
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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Expands Metrology Capabilities with Bruker® Interferometric Optical Microscope

Rochester, NY - G-S PLASTIC OPTICS, a business unit of the Germanow-Simon Companies, is pleased to announce its acquisition of a Bruker® ContourGT®-K1 3D Interferometric Optical Microscope. This unique metrology system is optimized for characterizing the micro-structure of molded plastic optical elements, and the single point diamond-turned mold inserts that determine the surface...

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Rochester High Tech Optics Manufacturer Works with HP to Create Next Generation of Flatbed Scanners

Rochester, NY -- G-S Plastic Optics has been working with HP Company of Palo Alto, CA to develop the next generation of professional flatbed scanner products. G-S has been working with HP Company for over 6 years in the development and manufacture of a key scanning optic deployed in the latest generation of workgroup enterprise document scanners. HP's state of the art Scanjet Enterprise 7500 is...

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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Diamond Turning Machine

(February 27, 2008) Rochester, NY - 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. This two-axis aspheric contouring machine with real-time operating system will be used for single point diamond turning. The work center is also...

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GS Plastic Optics Expands Capabilities with Advanced Injection Molding Press and Automation Station

(April 10, 2019) Rochester, NY – GS Plastic Optics works with program leaders on complex optical challenges by providing polymer optics designed specifically for improving the customers’ market share and competitiveness. The company has expanded its capabilities through the addition of a Sumitomo injection molding press with a rated clamping force of 500kN (~50 tons-force). The new injection...

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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Website at www.gsoptics.com

Rochester, NY – G-S PLASTIC OPTICS, a leading manufacturer of precision polymer optics, today announced it has launched its new website at http://www.gsoptics.com. The site has been upgraded to better represent the innovative solutions that G-SPO offers to companies in the medical, commercial and defense industries. A wide array of sophisticated polymer optics is now being produced through...

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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Senior Applications Engineer

Rochester, NYÂ- - G-S PLASTIC OPTICS, a unit of the Germanow-Simon Companies, today announced that Val Moshkovskiy has joined the firm as Senior Applications Engineer. In his new role, Val will support existing and prospective customers, develop proposals for the design and manufacturing of injection molded polymer optical components, and manage assigned programs. Previously, Val was Senior...

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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Rochester, NY – G-S PLASTIC OPTICS, a world-class manufacturer of coated and uncoated injection molded, diamond-turned, and machined polymer optical elements, today announced it has become ISO 9001:2008 certified. ISO 9001:2008 is recognized by businesses around the world as the premier quality management standard.Â-  It provides a universally accepted suite of quality-oriented business...

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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Expands Metrology Capabilities with Bruker® Interferometric Optical Microscope
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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Expands Metrology Capabilities with Bruker® Interferometric Optical Microscope

Rochester, NY - G-S PLASTIC OPTICS, a business unit of the Germanow-Simon Companies, is pleased to announce its acquisition of a Bruker® ContourGT®-K1 3D Interferometric Optical Microscope. This unique metrology system is optimized for characterizing the micro-structure of molded plastic optical elements, and the single point diamond-turned mold inserts that determine the surface...

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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. Earlier this month several local and regional political leaders joined the ribbon cutting ceremony, which signified great promise for the future growth of this 96-year old manufacturing company. The construction project was started in...

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

(August 31, 2011) Rochester, NY - G-S PLASTIC OPTICS announces the completion of a Class 10,000 clean room at the Rochester, NY corporate facility. GSPO is dedicated to continually improving its core competencies of supplying high precision polymer optics. The installation of the clean room is one more step in enabling the company to meet a number of heightened program demands. GSPO has been, and...

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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 Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that Germanow-Simon Companies, an umbrella for two manufacturing operations-Tel-Tru Mfg. Co. and G-S PLASTIC OPTICS-that have existed in the heart of the inner city of Rochester since 1916, will expand in Monroe County. The...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Rochester High Tech Optics Manufacturer Works with HP to Create Next Generation of Flatbed Scanners

Rochester, NY -- G-S Plastic Optics has been working with HP Company of Palo Alto, CA to develop the next generation of professional flatbed scanner products. G-S has been working with HP Company for over 6 years in the development and manufacture of a key scanning optic deployed in the latest generation of workgroup enterprise document scanners. HP's state of the art Scanjet Enterprise 7500 is...

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