Essilor of America to Open Distribution Facility in Lewisville, Texas

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DALLAS— Essilor of America will open a 170,000 square-foot distribution facility in Lewisville, Texas, near its corporate headquarters in Farmer’s Branch, Texas. The new facility should be fully active by July, 2013, according to documents filed by the city of Lewisville. It will complement Essilor’s Columbus, Ohio distribution center, an Essilor spokesperson told VMail.

“The Columbus distribution center opened in July, 2000 with 158,000 square feet and in 2008 expanded to the present size of 202,000 square feet. As a result of continued growth, additional space was needed,” the spokesperson said.