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ABB Optical Group Opens New Optical Lens Fabrication Lab

It is replacing the company’s existing facility in Cincinnati.

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(PRESS RELEASE) CORAL SPRINGS, FL — ABB Optical Group, a leading national provider of optical products, services and business solutions for the eye care industry, announces that ABB Labs, the company’s optical lens fabrication business pillar, has opened a new laboratory located in Erlanger, Kentucky.

The new 42,000 sq. ft. facility is replacing the company’s existing 8,000 sq. ft. facility located in Cincinnati. The lab’s current staff of more than 60 people will move into the new building, which in the future plans to employ approximately 200 individuals.

“The new ABB Labs facility has the capabilities and capacity to continue providing our customers with superior products and extraordinary service with a fast turnaround time, two things that ABB Labs is recognized for in the optical industry,” said Tom Burke, ABB Optical Group chief executive officer. “In time, our new lab in Erlanger will be able to produce between 2,500 and 3,000 lens fabrication jobs per day. We are excited for the future of ABB Labs and the important role we play in ensuring that eye care professionals have the products, services and solutions they need to help them deliver the highest quality eye care to their patients.”

Furlong Building provided the construction services for the renovation of the new Erlanger building. The construction project for the building includes laboratory, fabrication and distribution and office space.

The lab officially began operations in mid-November, with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony held on November 20, 2019. The new facility is located at 4400 Olympic Blvd., Unit 4530, in Erlanger.

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