NEW FMO CHIEF EXECUTIVE TAKES THE LONG VIEW

NEW FMO CHIEF EXECUTIVE TAKES THE LONG VIEW

A passion for optics and a commitment to quality are an excellent starting point for new FMO Chief Executive, Kevin Gutsell, FBDO (Hons)SLD. When coupled with his experience in training and education, sales and marketing, lens product development, retail, and his...

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FMO APPOINTS TECHNOLOGY LEADERS AS BOARD MEMBERS

FMO APPOINTS TECHNOLOGY LEADERS AS BOARD MEMBERS

The FMO Board has been enhanced with the leaders of two technology providers, Heidelberg Engineering and Topcon, joining the management team of the all-embracing optical suppliers' group. Krysten Williams, UK Director of Heidelberg Engineering and Andrew Yorke, UK...

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JOHN CONWAY ELECTED FELLOW OF IoD

JOHN CONWAY ELECTED FELLOW OF IoD

John Conway, Managing Director of Seiko Optical UK, has been elected a Fellow of The Institute of Directors, the highest rank of membership for the internationally respected business leaders' organisation. The IoD invites only 3.5% of members to take up fellowship...

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OPTRAFAIR 2015 TO BE LAUNCHED IN SEPTEMBER

OPTRAFAIR 2015 TO BE LAUNCHED IN SEPTEMBER

The FMO launches Optrafair 2015 at its autumn meeting on Wednesday 17 September, and is encouraging optical suppliers who have already signed up, and those interested in exhibiting, to attend. The NEC, Birmingham is the venue for the launch - also the location for...

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GOOD SPIRITS AT FMO

GOOD SPIRITS AT FMO

Celebrations of excellence, dedicated service, and commitment to bring the best to UK Optics plc were all part of the good cheer at The FMO's annual luncheon last week. FMO members, optical leaders, and invited guests drew a gathering of 120 to The Hilton Hotel,...

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FMO OFFERS CENTRAL LONDON MEETING VENUES

FMO OFFERS CENTRAL LONDON MEETING VENUES

FMO membership now brings prestigious central London meeting facilities for client and company events at the trade body's Paddington offices. With boardroom seating for 12, and the option of a conference suite which holds 18, the venue is available with a choice of...

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FMO TO MEET IN MIDLANDS

Maximising the upturn in the economy, plus a major focus on Optrafair London, are the main themes of The FMO's spring regional meeting to be held at The NEC, Birmingham, on Thursday 20 March. An opportunity to meet colleagues and competitors, it is also a chance to...

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WINDOW DRESSING PROMOTED AT OPTRAFAIR LONDON

WINDOW DRESSING PROMOTED AT OPTRAFAIR LONDON

Window dressing - the opportunity for frames, sunglasses and accessories to entice visitors into practices - took centre stage at Optrafair London, thanks to The FMO. Keen to see its members' products promoted to their best advantage, The FMO used the opportunity of...

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CONFIDENCE IN OPTRAFAIR BRAND CONFIRMED

CONFIDENCE IN OPTRAFAIR BRAND CONFIRMED

The Optrafair brand - described by UK optical business guru Patrick Myers as one that "people know and trust" - proved its value once again with the inaugural capital show, Optrafair London, held last week at Olympia. "We had an incredible response from visitors and...

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE LINE HIGHLIGHTED AT FMO MEETING

FREE LEGAL ADVICE LINE HIGHLIGHTED AT FMO MEETING

The FMO's spring meeting in Birmingham brought together the full spectrum of manufacturing optics as small domestic businesses networked with representatives from large multinationals. Chairman, Barry Dibble, highlighted the importance of good communication and...

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CAPITA

CAPITA

Legal Helpline - A valuable benefit of membership of the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians Presentation by Janet Pressley at the FMO Joint meeting held at The NEC, Birmingham, on Thursday 20 March. Click below link for further details.

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Optrafair London 2014 Show Guide

Optrafair London 2014 Show Guide

Only a week to go until Optrafair London opens its doors! We are delighted to present the official Optrafair London 2014 Show Guide.Simply download your copy now and find everything that you need to know about the show - from our exciting show features,...

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