Sterling Ultra Precision Expands Asian Operations with Opening of Taiwan Office

Monday, January 19, 2015

Contact: Dan Smyers 727-538-6105

LARGO, FL— Sterling Ultra Precision, the world’s leading manufacturer of ultra-precision lathes for the manufacture of contact lenses and intraocular lenses, has expanded its Asian operations with the opening of a new office near Taipei, Taiwan.

The Taiwan office is the third Asian operation established by Sterling in the past three years, reflecting the importance of its growing Asian customer base.

The new Taiwan office provides Sterling with the ability to better support its existing customers with faster response times and greater efficiencies as well as create opportunities for expanding its business in Taiwan and across Southeast Asia. In a related action, Sterling added a new service engineer, Tsung Lin Yu, at its Taiwan location.

Sterling’s new Taiwan office is located at A2, 10F-6, No. 120, Sec. 2, GongDao Wu Road, Hsin Chu, 30072 Taiwan. Telephone: +886 3 5750099. Along with the Taiwan office, Sterling has offices at AMETEK Instruments India Private Limited in Bangalore, India, and at AMETEK Commercial Enterprises in Shanghai, China.

Sterling’s innovative hardware and software solutions provide lens designers and manufacturers greater capability, including freeform geometry, asymmetric edge designs and superior form and finish. Among its industry-leading products are Optoform® two-axis contouring lathes that are designed for high-speed cutting of spherical, aspheric, toric and multifocal designs for contact and intraocular lenses.

Sterling Ultra Precision is a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $4.2 billion.

For more information, contact Sterling Ultra Precision either at the address above or in the United States at 8600 Somerset Drive, Largo, FL 33773 USA. Tel: (727) 538-6132 Fax: (727) 538-6121 E-mail: Web site:

Photo Caption: Sterling Ultra Precision’s product line includes the Optoload™ 500 Robotic Loader that allows for efficient automated loading and unloading of contact lens or intraocular lens arbors.