NACL Featured in Manufacturing Technology Insights

May 9, 2018

NACL is honored to be featured in the May 2018 edition of Manufacturing Technology Insights. This issue of Manufacturing Technology Insights is focused on coating technologies and highlights NACL as one of the top 10 coating solution providers in the world. Click here read the article on NACL!

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North American Coating Laboratories Welcomes Gener Gatmaitan as Director of Engineering & Technology

April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018, Mentor, OH- North American Coating Laboratories is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Gener Gatmaitan, who will join the NACL team as Director of Engineering & Technology. Within this role, Gatmaitan will lead NACL’s design of new thin-film coatings, help to optimize existing and newly acquired vacuum coating systems, as well as assist in continuous process improvement. Gatmaitan will also be involved in the development and deployment of process enriching optical tooling designs. Such designs will help NACL maintain its strong position among coating service providers as a leader in rapid service and affordably priced thin-film…

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NACL Honored with Fast Track 50 Award

November 3, 2017

North American Coating Laboratories was recently honored with a Fast Track 50 Award for 2017. Fast Track 50 is a program that honors the region’s fastest growing companies in Lake and Geauga counties. Winners of the 2017 award were based on a weighted average of 80 percent sales growth and 20 percent employment growth from 2012 through 2016. With NACL’s position as the industry’s leading quick-turn polymer optics coating provider the future looks bright for continued success.

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“Coating Company Prefers Its New Reality”

July 26, 2017

By RACHEL ABBEY MCCAFFERTY    (Crain’s Cleveland Business July 23rd 2017)  When North American Coating Laboratories got its start in 1974, the company focused solely on coating eyeglasses and sunglasses. Today, eyewear makes up less than 20% of its business, whereas the rest includes a huge range of industrial products — from rifle scopes to watch crystals to security cameras. “I mean, the list kind of goes on and on,” said president and CEO Brian Wilson. And in recent years, the company has added a new area of expertise: virtual reality. North American Coating Laboratories offers vacuum-applied coatings for both plastic and glass…

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