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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Augmented Reality in Mentor

July 11, 2017

The Road to Augmented & Virtual Reality Development Runs Through Mentor, Ohio   Mentor, Ohio, July 6, 2017:  North American Coating Laboratories is carving a nice name for themselves with many of the large players in the exploding augmented and virtual reality space. NACL’s unique ability to coat polymer based optics with high performance optical coatings quickly and precisely has set them apart from other industry sources. Due to the rapid prototyping nature of the augmented and virtual reality industry, being able to perform on short notice and consistently deliver quality is a huge advantage that NACL offers its clients…

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An NACL Original Bids Farewell

May 10, 2016

After 39 years of service to North American Coating Laboratories our very own Lori Grabowy who oversaw our Rx Customer Care Department has decided to retire. Lori was one of the original members of team NACL when 100% of our coating work was on ophthalmic lenses that were mostly glass. Lori takes with her an astounding amount of ophthalmic lens coating know-how, but she has left us with a great example for customer care and individualized service. With that in mind, we also wish to introduce all of our ophthalmic customers to Kelsey Weske who will now be our main…

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