In order to respond to the diverse needs of member
companies, GIFO is based on a flexible federal structure
1- French Manufacturers Association
in Optics & Photonics- A.F.O.P. - grouping manufacturers
of optical components, photographic, cinema and television
lenses, optical equipment and photonics systems, as
well as precision instrument, equipment manufacturers
and software editors.
2- Lens manufacturers Trade Organization.
Associated Group :
(. Import and Trade in ophthalmic optics organisation)
SIDOL, french importers and wholesales association
for lens and eyewear business : 23 international companies
mustering the whole optical activities : lens, frams,
low-vision, accessories, materiel.
Together around a qualified charter they offer through
their natural partners : the opticians 90 brands and
fashions labels working worldwide known of the best
in fashion and technology.
The members electyearly "the optician of the
SERVICES and MEANS ALLOCATED
In order to carry out these diverse missions, GIFO
has constituted working groups chaired by manufacturers
with precise missions and objectives.
Under the control of the Bureau and Board of Directors,
and charged with defining the broad orientation of
the group's policy, these working groups are constituted
of directors and executives of member companies, assisted
by permanent GIFO representatives.
These groups, which are allowed great flexibility
in their operation, deal in a concrete manner with
problems encountered in the profession and carry out
collective activities requested by members.