In 2014, in collaboration with Grand Seiko Japan, Optilab successfully developed Neo, a fully automatic indigenous patterned edger
Set up in 1979 by Nanubhai Desai with headquarters in Anand, Gujarat, Optilab is a leading manufacturer of optical workshop machinery in India. A pioneer in producing metal bonded diamond wheel, the company is the market leader in edging solutions across the country and offers numerous solutions to meet the daily needs of opticians.
Over the decades Optilab has introduced many other products such as frame warmers, sun testers, drill machines, supra machines, etc. It is also one of the first manufacturers of semi-automatic edgers in the market.
In 2014, in collaboration with Grand Seiko Japan, Optilab successfully developed Neo. Through this, it became the only Indian company to manufacturer a fully automatic indigenous patterned edger. Staying true to the Japanese original, Neo offers unmatched quality output at a very reasonable price.
Neo is a perfect amalgamation of Japanese design and Indian workmanship. The machine is unique as its rugged, sturdy body and design is made to withstand the harsh Indian environment.
The main advantage of this “one-piece chassis” design is a substantial reduction in machine vibration and increased machine stability. The outcome is a longer service life and consistent quality output.
The NEO machine is unique as its rugged, sturdy body and design is made to withstand the harsh Indian environment
Unique to Neo unlike other such equipment is its diamond wheels. The superior stability of the machine and the highest quality of diamond wheels ensures that Neo is able to offer a lens finish which is at par with any high-end edger of this kind.
All the critical areas of Neo are made with high quality parts: brass clampers, ultra-precise stepper motor and drivers, lead screws and nuts made up of premium quality stainless steel, etc. The other great advantage is that being a 100 per cent Indian product, the after sale service and maintenance is very economical compared to similar imported machines.
Lately, the optical scenario in India has shown a steady shift from manual practice to an automated/software based one. This holds true across the spectrum whether for eye testing, lens dispensing, frame selection, or lens grinding. Since the quality of work expected from an optician is increasing by the day, hand edgers are bound to be replaced by auto edgers. All these together make this a very good phase for the auto edger market in India. And presently Neo has an edge as the only Indian company in the field.
Today Optilab is regarded as an expert when it comes to optical grinding equipment. They have a dedicated research team that works round the clock to develop innovative solutions as per the needs of the market. One of its major goals is to make India completely self-reliant when it comes to optical instruments. Currently, a lot of optical equipment required by an Indian optician comes from other countries especially China. Optilab plans to expand by creating a complete range of indigenous optical and optometry equipment along with sophisticated workshop instruments. With the high quality that it offers, the company aims at offering “made in India” products in the coming years that can match the quality of international brands.
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