Signet Armorlite Introduces Crossbows Lens Designs to Signetek™

Carlsbad, CA (September 13, 2016)

Signet Armorlite (SA) announces the availability of Crossbows Optical lens designs from Signetek Optical Lab.

The following Crossbows lens designs are now orderable from Signetek:
Custom V Progressive, Custom U Progressive, Basic Progressive, Junior Progressive and Custom Single Vision.

These new progressive lenses range from a premium lens design customized to a patient’s specifications to basic, entry-level and are available in clear, photochromic, polarized, Total Blue™ clear and Total Blue polarized options. The Custom Single Vision offering is available in clear, photochromic, and polarized materials.

“By broadening our assortment to include these Crossbows designs, ECPs have the opportunity to bring innovative optical products and eyewear to a wider range of patients,” states Edward P. DeRosa, Executive Vice President, Signet Armorlite “We will continue to foster new product growth so ECPs have even more flexibility in meeting their patients’ vision needs.”

“We are pleased to have our Crossbows lens designs become a part of Signetek’s already extensive and innovative product portfolio,” states Mervyn McCrea, Crossbows Optical Managing Director. “We welcome the opportunity to help strengthen the relationship between the optical processing lab and the ECP, and ultimately the patient, by contributing to lens variety and technology here in the U.S. market.”

The new Crossbows lens designs are orderable online through and, or by calling 800-759-0075.

About Signet Armorlite
Signet Armorlite has been manufacturing and distributing ophthalmic lenses since 1947. The headquarters and lens technology center, Signetek, are located in Carlsbad, California. For over 68 years, Signet Armorlite continues to provide the eyecare industry with the newest technology for digital surfacing-to-prescription and coating application. Find out more at

About Crossbows Optical, Ltd., a Signet Armorlite Group Company
In the ophthalmic industry since 1946, Crossbows Optical, Ltd. was formed in 1987. Located in Northern Ireland, Crossbows became a subsidiary of Signet Armorlite in 2000. Since that time, Crossbows has dedicated its efforts to the development of freeform lens designs for glass lenses and for plastic lens digital labs. Find out more at

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Contact: Amy Doria, Sr. Associate Product Marketing Manager
Phone: 800-759-4630, ext. 1433