Cosium Joins a Reinvigorated FMO

The Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO) is delighted to announce Cosium UK Ltd as a new member. Cosium UK Ltd, who provide business management solutions for health professionals, will also be joining over 100 companies exhibiting at Optrafair 2019. Now...

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Optical Sector backs Optrafair

Optrafair, the UK’s longest running and largest optical exhibition, has received the resounding support of the optical sector to extend its partnership with the Mark Allen Group (MAG), organisers of the event since their acquisition of Optician magazine in 2016....

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FMO Chair & Vice Chair – New Freeman of WCSM

FMO Chair Andrew Yorke and Vice Chair Stuart Burn have both been admitted into the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM) as Freemen. Andrew's and Stuart's new Freeman status recognises their tireless work in the optical industry, helping the FMO provide a...

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Roy Stoner – New FMO Equipment Focus Group Chair

The FMO are delighted to announce that Roy Stoner of Keeler will be the new FMO Equipment Focus Group Chair from December 2018.  A new Chair was sought following the appointment of the present EFG Chair – Stuart Burn – to the position of Vice Chair of the FMO. Roy...

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FMO General Meeting at ABDO’s new NRC- 17 October

The autumn FMO General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 17 October.  All FMO members attending will be delighted to know that it will be at ABDO's brand new state of the art National Resource Centre in Birmingham. The FMO Chair and Vice Chair - Andy Yorke and...

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New FMO Vice Chair

FMO is delighted to announce that Stuart Burn is the new FMO Vice Chair.  Huge congratulations go to Stuart who is an extremely experienced businessman with a very strong financial background and who will be paramount in seeing FMO through our next phase of change....

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FMO AGM AND LUNCHEON – FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER 2018

The always popular FMO AGM and Christmas Luncheon will be held at the Amba Hotel, Charing Cross, London on Friday 14 December 2018. This annual event is a great chance for not just FMO Members, but also those from the world of optics to get together and celebrate the...

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Bright and Buzzy Optrafair

Optrafair 2018 opened its doors at the NEC in Birmingham at 9 am on Saturday 14 April to a record number of visitors.  The weather augured well, with a beautiful warm Spring day greeting the thousands of optical professionals who came to see the very latest in optical...

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