JP Mfg. Inc.: Keeping Optics in the Family

Jan and Maryann Kania

A manufacturer of plastic injection-molded optics has been a successful family affair for 40 years. It is also helping the town of Southbridge, Mass., U.S.A., to carry on an optics heritage that dates back to the 19th century, when New England workers founded the American Optical Company.


imageJP Mfg. Inc.’s COO Jan Kania

During a period of rapid economic change and rising global competition, it’s nice to see a small company stand the test of time. For 40 years,

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