Coburn Technologies

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Coburn Technologies, Inc. is a global leading provider of computer-integrated ophthalmic lens processing systems and ophthalmic instruments.

We design, manufacture, and service software equipment and supplies used in all aspects of surfacing prescriptions in lens blanks, coating and finishing lenses to fit into patient frames. We provide a broad range of diagnostics, refraction and retinal imaging equipment for a more complete solution to the eye care professional. See for yourself what Coburn Technologies is all about.

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Coburn Technologies, Inc. continues a long tradition as a leading provider of computer integrated optical lens processing systems and ophthalmic equipment. We manufacture, distribute, install and service optical equipment, software and supplies used in ophthalmic diagnostics, surfacing prescriptions, and in-house machining and finishing lenses to fit patient frames.

Coburn Technologies, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of computer-integrated ophthalmic lens processing systems. We design, manufacture, and service optical lab software equipment and supplies used in all aspects of surfacing prescriptions in lens blanks, coating lenses and machining lenses to fit into patient frames.

Coburn’s full range of optical coating materials are optimized with HCLT (Hybrid Cross Linking Technology) during lens lab production, which ensures the best coating adhesion, abrasion and yields and tintability.

Coburn Technologies, Inc. offers a series of all-inclusive, high performance lens edging systems designed to offer a wide array of features for in-house lens finishing. Through modular finishing technology, the Excelon and Exxpert series of edgers offers all of these top-level features for professional level finishing, while keeping the price more affordable than comparable systems.

Over the past 50 years, optical laboratories have relied on Coburn for all their lens processing needs. We are committed to providing new, innovative products and superb service to our customers, no matter where they are located in the world. Our promise is that our customers can count on the higher quality of our consumable products to get the job done right the first time.

Customers can count on solid application support, field service, worldwide distribution network, and specialized product management group to respond to their questions and concerns. Our willingness to react to the marketplace and our customers’ needs defines our leadership position and sets the stage for great things to come.


Bike, lift some weights, or even rock climb in our in-house gym. Many Coburn employees love to get a move on, and how much more convenient could it get than having a place to work out in your place of employment?

You can’t work with anyone better!

Some of our employee benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • 401K with Match
  • Health Savings Account with Match
  • Family Leave
  • Vacation Time
  • Holidays
  • Short- & Long- Term Disability
  • Dependent Life
  • Paid Time Off

Coburn Technologies, Inc.  is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female /Veteran / Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class. Coburn and its employees are committed to the principles of inclusion and diversity in all aspects of its business.  Qualified individuals with a disability have the right to request a reasonable accommodation.  Persons with a disability who may be unable or limited in ability to use or access our career website are asked to call (860) 648-6620 so that a reasonable accommodation can be made to assist your with your application process.

Coburn has a relaxed, professional office environment, build to help you achieve any and all career goals you might have. Work with others, collaborate with different departments, and learn from industry veterans!

Our Worldwide Headquarters in Connecticut is 15 minutes outside of Hartford, easily accessible from the Waterbury and New Haven areas, and 20 minutes from Massachusetts. Less than 30 minutes from Bradley International Airport, it’s easy to get anywhere. Take a bus or train from CT to Boston or New York City for some cosmopolitan fun or a baseball game. For those looking for a beach getaway, Cape Cod is only 2.5 hours away, while Watch Hill and other Rhode Island beaches are less than a 2 hour drive.

Here at Coburn we make an effort to give back to our community in ways that reflect our company vision. Coburn has worked with many organizations  including OneSight, Angels in Sight and the Global Eye Project. More locally, we help out the Hockanum Valley Community Council and its food bank, as well as supporting community organizations and charities requested by our employees.

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Kick back with a burger and a beer or blow some bubbles and play some volleyball at the annual family-oriented Coburn Barbecue.

Unwind with fellow employees after a long day of work with a range of games and refreshments.

We celebrate the winter holidays each year with our 2nd family here at Coburn along with some drinks, food and games.

Because who wouldn’t want to celebrate a day that’s all about America’s favorite sugary, fried treats?

Love a 5k or 10k,  crawling through a mud obstacle course, zip lining though a high ropes challenge course, yoga, and other exercise programs? So do we! Join Team Coburn Chaos. We also practice health initiatives such as Heart Health month in February where employees compete with step trackers, water consumption, taking their daily blood pressure and more for a special prize!

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