ARCH CROWN KEEPS IT STICK-FREE. Designed for users of OfficeMate® software and SATO CX208/CX400/C408 thermal transfer printers, the Arch Crown TT368-TL paper thermal transfer tag is pressure sensitive and perforated. It folds easily over Arch Crown’s 830 Op-Tag™ carrier and keeps frames adhesive-free. Ideal for bar coding and offering displays a clean, professional look, these thermal transfer tags come in rolls of 800. For more information, contact Arch Crown, Inc. at 800-526-8353 or archcrown.com.
COLORFUL CLEANERS BRIGHTEN HILCO’S DAY. Hilco’s new compact bottle for its proven alcohol-free lens cleaning formula will inject a sleek splash of color into any ECP’s office. The compact, portable 1.2-oz. bottles come in blue, green, yellow, and clear, and have an integrated sprayer/protective cap. It’s suitable for all lens types and custom imprinting is available. For more information, contact Hilco at 800-955-6544 or hilco.com, or at Vision Expo West, #LP12109.
FGXI’S PRIVATE EYES ARE WATCHING YOU. With four designs available, the Private Eyes reading glass collection from FGXI has a look for any style. Women can choose from Style No. PE216 (Ginger), a pillow-shaped, full-rimmed frame wrapped in tortoise, and Style No. PE 217 (Thixie, shown here), a bowtie, full-rimmed, flat metal frame front with engraved floral temples. Options for men include Style No. PE218 (Larz), a square, full-rimmed, black plastic, and Style No. PE219 (Hugh), a modified square, semi-rimless frame. All styles include spring hinges. For more information, contact FGX International, Inc. at 800-480-4846 or fgxi.com, or at Vision Expo West, #19023.
WESTERN CLEANS HOUSE AND BREAKS DOWN. Western’s new biodegradable cleaning agent for ultrasonic cleaning units, Model No. 4042, requires just a few drops per tank. Super concentrated, the solution works efficiently to remove dust, dirt, oil, and residue from lenses, bevels, and spectacles. It comes in 4-oz. bottles. For more information contact
Western Optical Supply at 800-423-3294 or westernoptical.com.
REM READS WELL WITH VISUALITES SUN. Eliminating the need to stack suns over readers, REM’s Visualites Sun is a combination full-size plano sunglass lens with a reading power built into its lower portion. The three-piece-mounted sun readers are made of light and flexible TR-90 material. Styles include Purple Monet, Smoke, Crystal, and Tortoise. For more information, contact REM Eyewear at 800-423-3023 or remeyewear.com, or at Vision Expo West, #13043.
ALPINE’S SPUDZ IS HOOKED UP. Safe for scratch-resistant lenses, Spudz from Alpine Innovations is a microfiber cleaning cloth that stays clean longer. The cloth is sewn into its own pouch, and pouches can be printed with any full-color image. There’s a snap-hook at the top, so the product can hang from an eyewear retainer when it’s not in use. For more information, contact Alpine Innovations LLC at 866-489-6788 or alpineproducts.com.
FANTOM GOES CLIP-ON, RIM OFF. The newest custom clip-on sunwear product from Fantom Optics is the FantomRimless, which is lightweight and fits 98% of frame boards, according to the company. Offering a base-curve matching system, FantomRimless has a non-invasive, three-point mounting system. For more information, contact Fantom Optics at 800-404-7910 or fantomclip.com.
SEIZE THE TRAY WITH EYE DESIGNS. Intended to enhance eyewear presentations, Eye Designs’ new fabric tray makes it easier for ECPs to keep track of their patients’ selections. The black tray has four satin-lined compartments and is ideal for delivering the finished prescription for final fitting and adjustments. For more information, contact Eye Designs at 800-346-8890 or eyedesigns.com, or at Vision Expo West, #16076.