Latest News DAC Technologies Appoints Joe Patella as New Regional Area Manager By Staff Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:18 AM GARLAND, Texas—DAC Technologies has announced that Joe Patella is joining their team as regional area manager for the Southeastern U.S. DAC Technologies, based in Texas, is a leading manufacturer and provider of ophthalmic lens processing supplies and finishing equipment. Patella joins the team after spending nine years with National Optronics's field service division, a leading lens finishing equipment manufacturer. DAC Technologies is the exclusive U.S. distributor of National Optronics’ edgers, tracers and blockers.As regional area manager for the Southeast U.S., Patella will be based in Orlando, Florida. While strengthening relationships with DAC’s current Southeastern clients, Patella will also focus on developing new partners in his region. “I'm looking forward to meeting all DAC customers in my area, understanding their production challenges and customizing solutions that best fit their needs,” said Patella. Isaac Altit, global vice president of sales at DAC Technologies, welcomed Patella to the DAC Technologies team. “Joe is a great asset to our team. I am confident that his sales experience and equipment technical knowledge will help provide the best quality service to our customers,” said Altit.In addition to this new role, Patella is a U.S. Army veteran who speaks English and Italian, as well as some Spanish.