Since its incorporation in 1964, DAC has grown to become one of the world’s foremost suppliers of ultra-precision equipment for the manufacture of contact and intraocular lenses.
DAC is a vertically integrated company that designs the mechanical, electronic, software and automation components of all its products.
Fabrication, testing and customer training are done in Carpinteria, California, USA. We are 1.5 hours north of Los Angeles International Airport by car, or 20 minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport.
DAC International is an established leader in the global market for contact and intraocular lens production equipment. In addition, DAC lathes and mills are used for the ultra-precision machining of plastics and non-ferrous metals.
Under the guidance of our dedicated, experienced management team, DAC International has developed and maintained a worldwide reputation for excellence in quality, innovation and service.
|Title||Name||Years at DAC|
|President||Ken Payne||17 years|
|Director of Sales, Americas & Pacific Rim||Chris Pantle||11 years|
|Director of Sales, EMEA, India & China||David Golden||June 2016|
|Director of Engineering||Ed Seery||4 years|
|Controller||Joyce Kawachi||31 years|
|Technical Services Manager||Dave Stubbe||29 years|
|Software Manager||Neal Bergman||29 years|
|Applications Manager||Jim Marks||20 years|
|Customer Service Manager||Juana Sanchez||31 years|
|Sales & Marketing Manager||Linda Silbert||32 years|