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For over 20 years, our commitment to quality and technology has played an important role in establishing our legacy of authenticity. Since the start, American Paper Optics, LLC has offered technologically advanced lenses for all of your 3D needs and we continue to strive for optical excellence in everything 3D that we do. Read more about some of the amazing places we have gone with our 3D products!

May
18
2017

American Paper Optics Partners with Bill Nye the Science Guy to Create Exclusive Eclipse Glasses and Promote Safe Eclipse Viewing

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- American Paper Optics, the world's largest 3-D glasses manufacturing company, has announced its partnership with science communicator, television personality and chief executive of the Planetary Society Bill Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, to raise awareness of and promote safety for the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse.

Feb
20
2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2017: There's no good time to learn that your new reality consists of one of the scariest words known to man – cancer. But John Jerit received this news at what he now considers to have been the worst time. Less than two years out from an event that he has literally been waiting for his entire life, John was shocked to hear that his annual prostate screening uncovered cancerous cells.

As of December 2015, life for John would never be the same.

Aug
19
2016

US to Experience First Total Solar Eclipse Since 1979

Memphis-based American Paper Optics sets goal to sell 100,000,000 safe solar eclipse glasses

Apr
20
2016

By Thomas Bailey Jr. of The Commercial Appeal (4/20/2016):

The Bartlett-based American Paper Optics wants to sell at least 100 million solar eclipse sunglasses by Aug. 21, 2017.

That may seem like an astronomical number, but the date marks the biggest astronomical event of the past century in the United States.

“Once we get close (to Aug. 21, 2017), people are going to get really excited. We need to have all the glasses.’’

Aug
05
2014

Memphis, TN (PRWEB) August 05, 2014

American Paper Optics LLC (APO), manufacturer and marketer of over 2 billion pairs of 3D glasses as well as other 3D products, recently debuted its latest promotional product: EyePlay Illusional signage.

EyePlay signs require no power, but appear to be moving when a customer walks by. That movement catches the viewer’s interest and engages them so they want to take a closer look giving advertisers more time to interact with customers and a new way to get their message across.

Apr
03
2013

3D Glasses Empire adds Depth with Print Company Acquisition

Memphis, TN: American Paper Optics, LLC (“APO”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets and stock of Jaco-Bryant Printers, Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee. With the upcoming retirement of Sam Lencke, president of Jaco-Bryant, it made economic and strategic sense for American Paper Optics to acquire their largest vendor.

Oct
22
2012

Memphis, TN: October 22nd, 2012- American Paper Optics will introduce their new Holiday Specs line of retail 3d products, “Holiday Magic 3D Viewers”, this season in specialty stores and via a new, interactive, holiday themed website. These new 3D viewers feature patented lenses that transform ordinary holiday lights, city lights, street lights, and more into magical holiday images.

Apr
19
2012

Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" was written more than 40 years ago but its cautionary tale of environmental stewardship remains relevant.

Now the Philadelphia Zoo is using the story, long a standard in environmental education, as the basis of a 3D exhibit drawing attention to a very real situation that parallels the Lorax's story. The orangutans, found only in tropical forests on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, are critically endangered because native forests are being destroyed for palm oil plantations, which produce the thick oil used in many of our products from packaged food to cosmetics.

Mar
23
2012

Bartlett, TN: March 23, 2012- An online contest launched last month by retail giant Walmart is helping call attention to innovative retail products and, in one case, a very interesting new 3D offering from American Paper Optics called the Holiday Magic 3D Viewer. These molded plastic Holiday Magic 3D Viewers feature fun holiday designs that create one of 5 different holiday images when viewing any bright point of light. The Holiday Magic 3D Viewers line includes Snowman, Santa, Reindeer, Snowflake and Christmas Star versions.

Oct
19
2011

Bartlett, TN: October 20th, 2011 - American Paper Optics will introduce their new line of retail 3D products, “Holiday Magic 3D Viewers,” this Friday. These new 3D viewers feature patented lenses that transform ordinary holiday lights, city lights, street lights, and more into magical holiday images.

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