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NIDEK's Me 1200 receives the "Ponts d'argent" award in France


- June 27, 2014, Gamagori, JAPAN -

Me 1200 receives the Ponts d'argent award in France

NIDEK CO., LTD. is pleased to announce that NIDEK's lens edger, "Me 1200", was awarded "Ponts d'argent" which is selected by a popularity vote of opticians of optical shops in France.

The award is brought by the French optical magazine "Inform'Optique" specializing glasses, conducting popularity vote by 720 opticians or more of optical shops biennially to select the winners. This time, as a result of the vote, the Me 1200 was awarded "Ponts d'argent" as the second best products. NIDEK won the award of popularity votes of "Inform' Optique" four times in a row, the "Ponts d'argent" for the multifunction edger ME-1000 in 2006, the first prize "Ponts d'or" for the Auto Ref / Keratometer ARK-530A in 2008, and the "Ponts d'argent" for the patternless edger Lex 1000 in 2010.

"It is our great honor that NIDEK won this award four times in a row. This news is a proof that our products are highly evaluated by many customers in France for years. We continue to develop products which satisfy customers' needs and expectation," said Mr. Motoki Ozawa, President and CEO of NIDEK.

Me 1200 Product Information

Me 1200

The Multifunction Edger has wide variety of functions for lens processing so that it is ranked as the top-of-the line model of our lens edger series. It has been highly commended since its release of the first model in the optical industry with its innovative functions such as ”Automatic 3D Drilling”, “Automatic 3D Grooving”, and so on.

Me 1200, which is the latest model, has new professional functions such as special edging for the highly curved lens of sunglasses, further to all existing functions. Additionally it realizes a more compact, more silent model, and it has higher operability for user friendliness.

*Note1: About the “Lens Edger”Lens Edger is a machine, which processes optic lenses into various shapes freely. It is usually set up in glasses shops. Also there are some models for massive production in a factory. Although lenses were used to be processed manually by trained technicians, today, almost all lenses can be processed automatically because of improvement of edgers. Especially, Multifunction Edger is highly evaluated with its “Automatic 3D Grooving function”, because grooving had been considered so difficult that it was impossible to computerize for years.

For further information contact:
Public Relations, Planning Dept.
Email: info@nidek.co.jp