Walker, Christie
September 2007
LabTalk;Sep2007, Vol. 35 Issue 158, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on optical laboratories in California and the introduction of "Spotlight On ...," a new department of the magazine which will feature different optical labs in the United States.


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