Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:15 AM
RANDOLPH, Mass.—Randolph Engineering
has appointed Aaron Panone the new director of Engineering and Design. Panone joins the company following six years of engineering and design collaborations with the company as a contractor.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:15 AM
said it has entered into an agreement to acquire MyOptique Group Ltd
., a European online prescription glasses, CL and sunwear business.
Friday, August 12, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Forging a partnership with Bluestar Alliance, Chlogan Eyewear recently signed a multi-year licensing partnership with Bluestar Alliance for the popular children’s brand, Limited Too, incorporating optical and sunwear.
Friday, August 12, 2016 12:15 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland and MENLO PARK, Calif.—Allergan plc
(NYSE: AGN) and ForSight VISION5
, a privately held, clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on eyecare, announced they have entered into an agreement under which Allergan will acquire ForSight VISION5.
Friday, July 29, 2016 10:35 AM
EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Essilor of America
announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in US Optical
, an East Syracuse, N.Y.-based wholesale optical laboratory with around $35 million in annual revenue.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:24 AM
is acquiring key assets of Exciton
, a Dayton-based technology company with expertise in the development and integration of high performance dyes into the medical, electronic and optical industries.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:23 AM
MILAN—Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(NYSE:LUX) reported modest gains in net sales for the first half and second quarter of 2016, ending June 30, 2016.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:18 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Gerard Cottet, a longtime Essilor International
executive who was a principal architect of the company’s transformation from a French optical exporting company into a leading global optical supplier, passed away July 17 at age 84.
Monday, July 25, 2016 3:45 PM
MILAN—Luxottica Group S.p.A.
(NYSE:LUX) reported today modest gains in net sales and adjusted net income for the first half of 2016 ending June 30.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:20 PM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
has been notified by the federal government that it has an interest in “certain promotional activity occurring in the lens industry” and has requested information concerning several of Essilor of America’s promotions.
Friday, July 15, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—ED Ellen DeGenere
s, the new American lifestyle brand developed by the well-known television host, actress, writer and producer, announced that the company is launching ED eyewear with Modo Eyewear
as its partner.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:15 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) has updated Import Alert 86-07, its list of foreign manufacturers whose FDA regulated products are to be detained automatically if their products are introduced into the commerce of the U.S.
Monday, July 11, 2016 12:27 AM
LONDON and WILDAU, Germany—SuperVista AG, the parent company of Brillen.de
a leading multi-channel provider of prescription eyewear in Germany, announced that Technology Crossover Ventures
(TCV) has invested €45 million in the company which will enable it to expand its executive team and enter new markets including the U.S. beyond Germany, Austria, Spain and the U.K. where it currently operates.
Friday, July 8, 2016 12:18 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—Marcolin Group S.p.A.
, leading global eyewear company, and Swiss watchmaker, Omega
, have agreed on an exclusive collaboration to create Omega brand sunglasses with the first summer collection becoming available exclusively in Omega boutiques worldwide August 2016.