1992 – Aurolab was established in 1992 as a non-profit charitable trust with the mission of making high quality ophthalmic products, affordable and accessible to vision impaired worldwide. It started with the manufacturing of 3 piece Intraocular lenses and supplied at 1/10th the prevailing market prices
1997 – Pharmaceuticals division was started for manufacturing unavailable and orphan drugs.
1998 – Suture needle manufacturing division was started with technology transfer from Europe
– First Indian IOL manufacturer to get ISO: 9001 for process quality
1999 – Aurolab established its spectacle lens division to provide manufacturing support for the optical shops. The need for an in-house processing facility was identified as the first major need to meet the increasing customer demand for quick service and lightweight plastic lenses.
– First Indian IOL manufacturer to get CE (Conformite Europeenne) a mandatory conformance mark certifies that a product has met EU consumer safety, health or environmental requirements for product quality.
2002 – The project involves developing high technology hearing aids at low cost was started and distributing at affordable prices primarily in developing countries.
2003 – Received United States Food and Drugs Administration approval for its Nylon and Silk sutures from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Department of Health and Human Service
2005 – Started manufacturing blades with in-house technology
– Established equipment manufacturing division to develop green laser Photocoagulator
2007 – Aurolab moved to the new state of the art manufacturing facility in September 2007
2008 – Residential Hostel for production staff was started in the new campus
2011 – Inauguration of Silicone lab