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United Lens Company Honors 16 Employees for Milestones in Service

Every holiday season, United Lens Company (ULC) holds a catered Christmas luncheon to thank our employees for their hard work and celebrate the year’s accomplishments. At ULC, we believe that fostering an inclusive culture is important to the success of our business; our employees are the driving force behind ULC’s outstanding manufacturing process, quick delivery, […]


100 Years of Family Ownership at United Lens Company

United Lens Company (ULC) is ready to celebrate its 100th year of family ownership, American production, and pioneering technology. Founded in 1916 by Fileno DiGregorio as a modest single-furnace operation, ULC has grown to become the only truly vertically integrated company in the optical industry, offering the latest technologies and highest quality optical components per […]


United Lens Company Expands Capabilities with OptiPro CNC Polishing Machine Acquisition

New OptiPro PRO 160P Expands Rapid Prototyping Capabilities United Lens Company has acquired a new OptiPro PRO 160P, a high-speed spherical CNC polishing machine, in order to expand its polishing capability and better serve clients. This addition to our fabrication process allows for deeper vertical integration as we create some of the leading mirrors, prisms, […]



Defense Innovation Days

During the Defense Innovation Days trade show in Newport, Rhode Island this summer, Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics, visited the ULC Booth. ULC Vice President,  Paul DiGregorio, is shown explaining the company’s capabilities to Mr. Kendall.  ULC is located in  Southbridge, MA where the new Photonics Institute in Manufacturing […]


SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference – Come Visit us @ ULC Booth #726!

United Lens Company (ULC), a leading supplier of high-quality optical components, will be among the exhibitors featured at the SPIE Optics + Photonics conference on August 11, 2015. This three-day event will be held at the San Diego Convention Center, and ULC representatives will be on hand at Booth 726 to provide technical support and […]


International Year of Light: Optics in Time

Light is perhaps the most essential resource of our planet. Thanks to light’s abundant power, civilizations flourish; light nurtures life and global connectivity, and it has enriched society’s understanding of medicine, entertainment, and other key facets of life. Researchers have continuously studied light through photonics, which is the science and technology of detecting and harnessing […]


ULC Attends Photonics West 2015

United Lens Company attended SPIE’s Photonics West at ULC the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA this year. With over 21,000 registrants this year, the exhibition was buzzing. ULC had a bit of our own activity, too: We raffled off the glass bat featured in the video below. The lucky winner certainly has a one of […]


ULC Supports Local College

South County Business Leaders RISE to Campaign Challenge On December 12, generous donors, Southbridge Savings Bank, United Lens Company, Savers Bank and Southbridge Credit Union convened at QCC Southbridge to pledge a total of $135,000 to QCC’s $5 million RISE (Regional Investment in Service and Education RISE) Capital Campaign, under the leadership of recently retired […]

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