Our goal and aspirations are to be a valued supplier by our customers through our integrity and commitment to innovation, service and support, dependable quality and continual personal development of our human resources which leads to an enduring and profitable relationship.

 

The AIT Way

This industry is our livelihood. We are diligent and disciplined in our efforts for the good of us all.

Always have been, always will be.

In today’s ever changing and ever challenging business environment, we must be consistent, dependable, and continually seek ways to improve.

The one constant is that we remain faithfully dedicated to each other’s complete satisfaction and happiness.

We want it to be easy to work with one another, so we must remain flexible.

Nothing is more important than the relationship we share.

We invest in the future, and the future is you.

Our History

1952
AIT established.

1964
Yordan Vulich hired as project engineer for First Automatic Bevel Edger, The "Super Dynamite".

1967
"Mark V" Free Float Patent.

1975
Willy Loreto joins AIT as chief electronic engineer. "Mark VI" introduced to wholesale labs.

1979
"Grande Mark" First digitally controlled Pattern Edger. Patented Levelator Cycle.

1981
"501" Surface Marker/Blocker

1982
"Speede Blocker" introduced 1987 "Destiny" Dry Edger introduced.

1989
Essilor purchases AIT Yordan leaves AIT to start Opti-vue.

1992
"Optimax 210" Introduced 1995 "Delta-Scan 2000" Patternless Edger introduced.

1996
Opti-Vue purchases AIT from Essilor. The heart and soul of AIT returns.

1999
"GSC-150" Patternless Edger introduced.

2000
Maxima and Optima Patternless Edging Systems are introduced. AIT becomes and exclusive distributor of Binocular Autorefractors from Grand Seiko

2001
Maxima Speed introduced at the OLA

2002
Maxima Speed nominated for the OLA Award of Excellence. Practica Patternless Edger introduced.

2003
Maxima Speed is nominated again for an OLA Award of Excellence.

2005
Opera Drill introduced.

2006
Opera Scan introduced.

2007
Practica Evolution introduced.

2008
Center Patient Measurement System, Maxima Combimax introduced. Opera Scan nominated for OLA Award of Excellence.

2009
AIT launches a complete line of Ophthalmic Instruments to become a complete turnkey solution for opening a new practice.

2011
AIT becomes the exclusive distributor for WECO equipment.

2014
AIT becomes a distributor of Canon and Visionix Instruments