Robertson Optical Ranks 5th in Top U.S. Independent Labs 2016

Published: September 12, 2016

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Vision Monday’s Top Labs for 2016 have been announced and Robertson Optical Laboratories is among the top optical labs in the country!

The Top Labs report tracks the progress of the optical industry’s largest wholesale labs and ranks the labs by sales and job output and provides a detailed summary of the products and services they offer, and more.

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Robertson Optical Laboratories
Founded: 1958
HQ./Main Lab Location: Loganville, Ga.
No. of Locations: 3
No. of Employees: 115
Key Executives: Calvin W. Robertson, Jr.; Kelly R. Bowling; Calvin “Chip” W. Robertson, III; Glenn Hollingsworth, director of lab operations; Danny DeVito, VP of sales and marketing; Chuck Bohler, lab manager.
Owners: Calvin W. Robertson, Jr., Kelly R. Bowling, Calvin “Chip” W. Robertson, III
Trade Names: Robertson Optical Laboratories, Robertson Optical Laboratories of Columbia, Robertson Optical Laboratories of Greenville
Key Markets: Southeastern U.S.
2016 Est. Net Sales: $20.6 million
Rx Sales: $20.3 million
No. of Rx Jobs/Day: 1,550
Percentage of Uncut Jobs: 33%

Comments: Offers CZV Customized lenses, Shamir Freeform lenses, Seiko Freeform lenses, Kodak Freeform lenses, Authorized Unity distributor, Younger Optical Camber lenses and ROL Coze Freeform lenses. On-site AR coating facilities providing Royal AR coatings, RB Tech, InvigorEyes, Zeiss coatings and in-house mirror coatings. Distributes CZV, Shamir, Seiko, Signet Armorlite, Vision Ease, Younger, Hoya, Essilor and other major lens brands. Approved VSP, VBA, VCP contract labs. Offers frame and lens packages, specializing in three-piece mounts, complex wraps, Chemistri Custom Clips. Member VCA. Offers online ordering and job tracking. 2016 Unity Independent Lab of the Year.