Rochester, NY August 31, 2017 The pioneering challenge is that it is hard to build an organization that can do both: incrementally innovate existing offerings you have now, and pioneer transformational offerings for the future. The more extreme the difference between those two creativities, the more difficult it is and you can even fail. The Syntec Optics team [..]

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Rochester, NY August 8, 2017 Syntec Optics, privately owned advanced manufacturing company that pioneered biocompatible, light-weight, and low-cost precision optics made from highly engineered polymers, announced today that it will accelerate future growth by acquiring additional optics technologies. Syntec Optics has successfully consolidated its three different operations. It has created over 100 new jobs in [..]

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Rochester, NY February 28, 2017 Syntec Optics, advanced manufacturing company privately owned by Boston Entrepreneur, Al Kapoor, announced today completion of its move for three separate facilities in various locations in New York State to City of Rochester. Karen Altman, who recently retired as Manager of Business Development after 26 years of service said, “We are fortunate to have [..]

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Pavilion, NY June 14, 2010 Syntec Optics, with locations in Pavilion, NY and Rochester, NY, has hired Doug Hand of Geneseo as its new Sales Manager. Hand holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Optics from the University of Rochester and has over 15 years of industry experience working for Opkor, G-S Plastic Optics and [..]

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Pavilion, NY January 5, 2010 Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, has unveiled a new clean room at its Pavilion, NY location. This Class 10,000 clean room at this facility will be used for assembly and testing of precision polymer and glass optical systems that are highly sensitive [..]

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Pavilion, NY June 22, 2009 Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, has been certified to be in compliance with ISO 9001:2000. The certification audit was conducted by the Bureau Veritas Group. This recognition of Syntec’s quality management system reinforces the company’s credentials as a high precision manufacturer of [..]

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Pavilion, NY September 30, 2008 Syntec Optics, recipient of the prestigious 2008 Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Award in the North American polymer optics market, announces new manufacturing capacity that directly correlates with its focus on innovation. Syntec is also actively seeking more staff. To quote the Frost and Sullivan award, “Syntec Optics, through its [..]

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Pavilion, NY September 9, 2008 Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom plastic optics in North America, has been granted a US patent for its HRDT™ (High Refraction Diamond Turning) technology, in production use since late 2005. Most Syntec HRDT projects have been defense-related. However, HRDT holds promise for other markets, such as datacom, [..]

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Pavilion, NY September 15, 2008 “The 2008 Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Award in the North American polymer optics market is presented to Syntec Optics for its ability to achieve rapid growth. Syntec Optics, through its commitment to innovation and consistent focus on profitability is rapidly growing at an average annual growth rate of 16.0 [..]

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Pavilion, NY July 31, 2006 Syntec Technologies, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, and its subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold (RTM), announce they have merged under the name Syntec Optics, a name clarifying their strong commitment to innovative optics. As Syntec Optics, the company will remain focused on total solutions, [..]

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Pavilion, NY April 17, 2006 Syntec Technologies, the largest independent custom plastic optics manufacturer in the US, has added a state-of the-art Nanotech 250 Diamond Turning Lathe at its wholly owned subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold. Rochester Tool and Mold is one of very few facilities worldwide with expertise in both opaque and optical molds. [..]

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Pavilion, NY April 7, 2005 Syntec Technologies, a leading manufacturer of custom polymer optics, announces patent-pending HRDT™ technology that cuts costs by up to 5X for optics applications requiring high refraction, heat resistant, NIR performance. HRDT, or high refraction diamond turning, enables direct diamond turning of polymers such as Ultem tm to a surface as [..]

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Rochester, NY. Sept.1, 2004 At the 2004 Raytheon Supplier Forum, Syntec Technologies of Pavilion, NY was singled out for its contribution to the Paveway II program, which is critical to US efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Raytheon recognized Syntec with its Accelerator Excellence Award. It was the only award of its kind at the forum [..]

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