Digital Eye Lab to Receive New Business Partner Award at Arc of Westchester's Annual Employer Breakfast

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Digital Eye Lab to Receive New Business Partner Award at Arc of Westchester's Annual Employer Breakfast
Award recognizes commitment to providing employment opportunities for local residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities

 

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. (March 7, 2017) – Digital Eye Lab (DEL), a division of ABB OPTICAL GROUP, will be recognized at Arc of Westchester's Annual Employer Breakfast on April 26th with the New Business Partner Award.

Arc of Westchester has been connecting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as those with autism spectrum disorder, to the Westchester employment community since 1949. DEL has four employees who were recruited through Arc of Westchester and regularly partners with the organization to promote a diverse workplace.

"We are fortunate to have such a strong foundation of supporters, which made the task of selecting award winners a difficult one," said Shari Lewitt, director of career development and support services for Arc of Westchester. "This award recognizes the contribution that DEL has made to further employment opportunities for residents of our community with autism and other development disabilities."

Digital Eye Lab fabricates lenses and eyewear for optometrists across the country. The lab's recently expanded facility in Hawthorne has multiple fabrication lines, an anti-reflective coating lab, and an extensive lens finishing center. The lab's team members hired through Arc each play an integral role in the manufacturing of spectacle lenses, spanning the process from surfacing to coating to lens cleaning.

"We feel honored to receive Arc's New Business Partner Award," said Scott Pearl, managing director of DEL. "We cherish the profound impact these employees have on their co-workers, and recognize the tremendous value that they bring to our organization."

Arc of Westchester's Annual Employer Breakfast will take place in Tarrytown at the Westchester Marriott, 670 Tarrytown Road. For more information, visit ArcWestchester.org.


ABOUT DIGITAL EYE LAB
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Digital Eye Lab is a division of ABB OPTICAL GROUP dedicated to producing eyewear that is truly personalized to patients' needs and lifestyles. Founded in 2007 as the first fully automated optical lab dedicated to digital lens fabrication in the United States, DEL prides itself on utilizing the most advanced technologies to deliver innovative products, extraordinary service and the fastest turn-around times in the industry. The independent optical lab has been named one of Vision Monday's Top 20 Labs every year since 2013. For more information, visit DigitalEyeLab.com, "like" Digital Eye Lab on Facebook at Facebook.com/DigitalEyeLab or follow @DigitalEyeLab on Twitter.

ABOUT ABB OPTICAL GROUP
ABB OPTICAL GROUP is a leading provider of optical products in the United States. The company supplies nearly two-thirds of eye care professionals across the country with brand name contact lenses, fully customizable gas permeable and custom specialty soft contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses and more. The company's Digital Eye Lab is a fully automated optical lab dedicated to freeform digital lens fabrication. ABB OPTICAL GROUP also offers practice-building services such as pricing strategy tools, business reviews, annual supply staff training and e-commerce solutions. For additional information, visit ABBOptical.com.

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