RANDOLPH, MA – October, 2008 – High performance sunglasses manufacturer, Randolph Engineering, has taken their Serious Equipment position one step further by now shipping all sunglasses with their new Equipment Maintenance Kit.

According to Peter Waszkiewicz, CEO of Randolph, the company views that their customers take their eyewear very seriously, perhaps even life saving, so the firm recently introduced a maintenance kit for each set of eyewear. “It made sense for us to add this feature to our product lines as it is a statement of just how serious we take the commitment that people make to wearing our eyewear. Randolph is not chosen because of fads or some styling wave. Our glasses have a serious role to play in people’s lives – at home and at work – thus we chose to develop this kit as part of the total commitment we make to our customers”…said Waszkiewicz.

equipment-maintenance-kitEach Equipment Maintenance Kit includes an optical screwdriver, an extra pair of nose pads, and extra screws. “The need for this kit arose because of the durability of our glasses”, Waszkiewicz said. “The construction of our glasses is of such high quality that our customers were wearing through their nose pads. This is not an issue with most sunglass manufacturers, but we consider this kit to be a point of pride” he said.

“Our field testing interviews found that high performance people demand the same of the equipment they use. The simple fact is that when a life might be at stake, either in the air or on the ground, our customers will never have to worry that their Serious Equipment will fail them because the tools in the kit will keep their equipment in top order”, added Waszkiewicz, “Sometimes, that edge spells the difference in lethal performance.”

Randolph Engineering is a privately held company with a remarkable brand identity that has endured for years. The company both engineers and manufactures products at its facility in Randolph, Massachusetts. The company’s movie-famous Aviator line is truly an iconic brand within the realm of American brands as it is the choice of pilots worldwide, especially fighter pilots.


The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of Randolph Engineering and not of individuals or other corporations. Statements are limited to opinions by Randolph Engineering and not endorsements by others.


    • Sarah Fawle

      Hi Greg! Thanks for being a fan! The reason why you can no longer purchase a maintenance kit is because we have improved our solder joints even further in recent years with “stay snug” screws. We are continually building on perfection and the maintenance kit you might be familiar with is no longer a fit for current 2019 styles, so we no longer include them in orders. We are working on a new maintenance kit that will include up to date tools for maintaining your sunglasses. We have a repair program you might be interested in if you do have a problem with your sunglasses during the lifetime of the product, but remember that the solder joints are lifetime guaranteed:


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