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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!

Aug
11
2000

BARTLETT , TN , Aug. 11, 2000 – American Paper Optics, Inc. recently produced over six million 3D glasses for the 13 th annual Shark Week episode premiering on Discovery Channel on Sun., Aug. 13.

Jan
12
2000

BARTLETT , TN, January 12, 2000 – American Paper Optics, Inc. announces the recent purchase of fellow 3D eyeglasses manufacturer, DayShades USA. The Denver-based manufacturer known for its signature Tropical Palm Tree Sunglasses, has produced and distributed more than 70 million paper eyeglasses and sunglasses worldwide. Craig Jones, former owner of DayShades, currently heads the western sales division for American Paper Optics from his office in Denver.

Oct
28
1999

BARTLETT , TN , October 28, 1999 – American Paper Optics, Inc. announces the selection of owner, John Jerit, as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s up-and-coming young millionaires. With a nationwide circulation of five hundred thousand, the small business magazine ranked Jerit among the nation’s rising entrepreneurial stars with sales exceeding five million dollars last year.

Jul
20
1999

MEMPHIS , TN , July 20, 1999 – American Paper Optics announces the introduction of MILLENIUM SPECS, the latest 3D paper glasses product into the retail arena. Millennium Specs 3D Glasses are activated while the wearer is viewing city lights, fireworks, streetlights, or holiday lights—especially at night. The patented holographic lenses displays the year “2000” encircling each bright point of light.

Jan
21
1999

MEMPHIS, TN, January 21, 1999 – American Paper Optics announces the unveiling of City Lights 3D Glasses at the American International Toy Fair hosted by the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, Feb. 12 through Feb. 15, 1999.

City Lights 3D Glasses are activated while the wearer is viewing city lights, fireworks, streetlights, or holiday lights—especially at night. The patented holographic lenses create the words “ New York” which encircle each bright point of light.

Jan
20
1999

MEMPHIS, TN, January 20, 1999 – American Paper Optics announces the introduction of three new designs for the collectible Holiday Specs, 3D Christmas glasses series. John Jerit, owner of American Paper Optics and 3D aficionado, is the mastermind behind the innovative product line designed exclusively for the holidays. Viewing city lights, fireworks, streetlights, holiday lights, or any bright point of light, especially at night activates the patented lenses in the Holiday Specs Christmas Glasses.

Apr
20
1998

MEMPHIS, TN, April 20, 1998 – American Paper Optics, Inc. announces the selection of owner and 3D aficionado, John Jerit, as the Memphis Business Journal, Small Business Executive of the Year. Thirty-five-year-old Jerit, is one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the 18-year history of the awards to receive the honor on April 7.

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