How Commitment to Company Culture Pays Off at Optimax

Optimax Systems, Inc. is America’s largest precision optics manufacturer, employing 460 people and counting in Rochester, NY. CEO Rick Plympton talks with Luminate’s Director of Technology Integration, Damon Diehl, about the reasons Optimax has a higher percentage of employees engaged in making sure the company is operating efficiently. Rick shares why Optimax formed an employee owned trust, what it means to hire for attitude over aptitude, and his advice for startups and growing businesses forming their own corporate culture.

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Cited article:
Addressing the critical shortage of optics technicians; Alexis Vogt, 3 October 2022:


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