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LaCroix Precision Optics was recently featured in the 2018 Fabrication Daily News magazine. The following is the excerpt from the magazine. 

 

LaCroix Precision Optics: Laser Asphere Frequently Asked Questions

Kenny Rains is a Technical Sales & Manufacturing Engineer for LaCroix Precision Optics. Rains has been with LaCroix for 3 years. Rains holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters of Engineering Management.

LaCroix Precision Optics is pleased to announce the promotion of Kirk Warden to President of the company, effective July 2, 2018. Ray LaCroix, Jr., who has served as President since 1985, will assume the role of Chairman of the Board.

2017 was a big year for LaCroix Precision Optics, with the addition of more shop space, an increase in total lenses produced and substantial growth in our workforce. These increases allow us to grow as a company to better suit the needs of our customers.

In November of 2017 LaCroix Precision Optics kicked off its new expanded facility by commissioning an additional aspheric manufacturing and metrology cell.

LaCroix Precision Optics is making progress on a new 13,750 square foot expansion project, building a stronger future upon the strength of our history.

This new video takes you on a virtual tour of our production facility in Batesville, Arkansas. Come along with us as we show you the various steps used to produce over 1 million precision optical components each year.

LaCroix Optical Co., a custom manufacturer of precision optics, formally announces the 13,750 square foot expansion of their manufacturing facilities in Batesville, Arkansas. The expansion will bring the total square footage to 46,250.

Since we began polishing glass in 1947, the core competency of LaCroix Optical has been optimizing manufacturing efficiency.

With that, we’re pleased to announce the addition of a new Q22-Y from QED that has increased the capacity and diameters of our polishing capabilities. LaCroix Optical can now polish diameter parts up to 200 mm in size.