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  • FEA Features on Manufacturing Marvels

    FEA Industries has been features on "Manufacturing Marvels", as seen on the Fox Business News channel. Air date was yesterday (1/5/2016), and the segment can be viewed below as well. I think this does well to illustrate the level of machinery that's actually involved in the entire lens surfacing process, and should hopefully help to give people an idea of what really goes on.

    This article was originally published in forum thread: FEA Features on Manufacturing Marvels started by other_bill_fea View original post
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