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The One. The Original.

There is only one CR-39® monomer, and it only comes from PPG

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Technology that connects
you to the moment

Trivex® lenses allow patients to experience
the most out of life

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PPG is a leading producer of optical grade monomers and coatings used in the manufacture of eyeglass lenses. We invite you to explore the history of PPG Industries' commitment to the ophthalmic industry, from the origins of our CR-39® monomer to the development of Trivex® material and Hi-Gard® lens coatings.

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Optical Materials

Learn more about PPG's full line of optical materials, providing a visual solution for every eyeglass wearer.

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Optical Coatings

PPG's optical coatings enhance the performance and durability of everyday eyeglass lenses.

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