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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!

Jan
28
2010

BARTLETT, TN: January 28, 2010- American Paper Optics, LLC, along with Target and Sony, has joined together with CBS to create a first-of-its kind, 3D event for the 52nd Grammy Awards on January 31st.

Jan
27
2010

For a limited time, Target stores across the country are giving away 3D glasses for use in viewing a tribute to Michael Jackson that will air during the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on CBS on Sunday night.

The glasses are being positioned near CD and DVD copies of "This Is It," the latest Jackson release. And right in the mix is the local company that supplied the glasses.

Jul
06
2009

American Paper Optics LLC has opened a new office at 2995 Appling Road, Suite 106 in Bartlett, Tenn.

The 3D paper glasses manufacturer signed a seven-year lease for 27,500 square feet of office and marketing space.

It is using 15,000 square feet for production, 5,000 square feet for warehousing and 7,500 square feet for office. It moved from a 12,500-square-foot facility at 3080 Bartlett Corporate Drive.

Jun
10
2009

If John Jerit's Bartlett-based company promoted the success of its 3D paper glasses like a billboard touting the number of customers served at a fast food restaurant, the string of zeroes would jump off the sign toward you. And, there would be plenty of zeroes. Nine to be exact, representing more than 1 billion served. That's right. Billion.

Mar
01
2009

THE WORLD ISN’T FLAT! It seems the marketing world can’t get enough depth as American Paper Optics rattles off another 16,000,000 3D glasses for five Time, Inc. publications all on newsstands this week. This mega-order, manufactured by the Bartlett, Tennessee based company, came on the heels of the 130,000,000 piece order American Paper Optics produced for the Super Bowl commercials.

Jan
25
2009

Sure, American Paper Optics has filled large orders for its 3D glasses before.

For example, the Bartlett-based company manufactured some 40 million sets of spectacles for last year's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" DVD.

But that pales in comparison to APO's latest project.

Employing Intel's new InTru 3D technology, APO created 125 million sets of glasses to be used during Sunday's Super Bowl XLIII broadcast on NBC and Monday night's episode of "Chuck" on the same network.

Jan
20
2009

American Paper Optics, LLC, along with DreamWorks Animation and PepsiCo’s SoBe Lifewater, has joined together with Intel Corporation and NBC to create a first-of-its kind, nationwide ‘Monstrous’ 3D event for Super Bowl XLIII. Over 125 million 3D glasses will be distributed to the public in what is being called one of the biggest media-advertising events in history. This first-ever 3D commercial event will mark the debut of DreamWorks Animation’s 3D movie trailer for its upcoming feature, “Monsters vs.

Nov
29
2008

John Jerit has found a new home for his company, American Paper Optics -- a new and bigger home.

The 3D glasses manufacturer has more than 40 employees working cheek by jowl at its 13,000-square-foot factory in Bartlett, so the company is moving into a 27,000-square-foot building on A.E. Beaty Drive early next year. The new building, which is several blocks from the current location, will enable American Paper to sell its old building and consolidate warehousing operations that are now in two other buildings that the company leases.

Jul
25
2008

American Paper Optics, LLC has completed production of more than 40 million 3D glasses for the DVD release of Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour," a deal worth about $4.5 million.

The Memphis-based manufacturer of 3D technology needed to increase capacity and almost double its warehousing space just to handle the deal, which included contracts with Disney, Wal-Mart and TV Guide.

Jul
10
2008

The hit "Hannah Montana" movie will be nearly unavoidable on television this month in every dimension. But it’s the folks at American Paper Optics, LLC (“APO”) that will be ready to escape and move on to their next massive project. APO recently produced over 25 million 3D glasses for the new Hannah Montana movie “Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert” premiering on the Disney Channel on Sat., July. 26 at 8pm/7c. The 3D movie will also begin showing on Starz on Demand and Starz HD on Demand channels on Sunday, July 27.

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