Vendor NewsWHAT: Optrel, the global innovator of autodarkening filter technology for welding helmets, will launch its latest lens technology at Fabtech, November 11 – 14, 2014. The new optrel e684 is the only welding helmet with an ADF lens that fully automates protection through its Adaptive Shade Autopilot technology, automatically adjusting its shade level as the welder works – and in full high definition viewing. Optrel will demonstrate the e684’s new technology and optical clarity at Fabtech with a hands-on demo via special light box built by The Steel Yard

Optrel will also preview its new online shopping portal for the US and Canada, as well as demonstrate its weldcap and e3000 powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) launched earlier this year.

WHEN: November 11 – 13, 2014

WHERE: Fabtech 
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA
Booth # C3562

WHO: Marco Koch, President / Optrel AG
Grant Cooper, Vice President of Sales / Optrel Inc.
Renee S. Bessette, Vice President of Marketing & Operations / Optrel Inc.

About Optrel

Optrel is the global innovator of autodarkening filter technology for welding helmets. Focused on worker safety, health, and productivity, optrel helmets and protective shields are used by welders and metalworkers worldwide who rely on smart technology to get the job done. Optrel is headquartered in Wattwil, Switzerland, and maintains its North American operations in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. For more information, visit or on Facebook at