Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Safilo Group has been on a steady, determined path to transform its organization, brand portfolio and services. The company’s focus on the North American market remains paramount, as evidenced a few months ago by the naming of a new CEO for North America, Henri Blomqvist, effective Aug. 1.
Friday, October 14, 2016 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Eyefinity
, the practice management software division of VSP Global
, has named Masoud Nafey, OD as vice president of professional relations.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:45 AM
(TOKYO:7741) ) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Performance Optics, LLC, including its subsidiaries Vision Ease and Daemyung Optical. Performance Optics is a global ophthalmic lens manufacturer specializing in polycarbonate, photochromic, polarized and high index eyeglass lenses.
Monday, October 10, 2016 12:30 AM
LONGARONE, Italy—As part of its previously announced €60 million capital investment in the modernization of all of its manufacturing facilities, Safilo Group
(SFLG.MI) presented its plans to workers and trade unions here this week for a €4 million investment in its Longarone plant.
Monday, October 10, 2016 12:24 AM
DENVILLE, N.J—Katena Products
—a provider of precision ophthalmic instruments, biologics and devices—purchased Eagle Vision
for an undisclosed amount.
Friday, October 7, 2016 12:24 AM
, a lens company and wholesale laboratory located here, announced Wednesday that it is ceasing its U.S. operations.
Friday, October 7, 2016 12:18 AM
HEIDELBERG, Germany—Novaliq GmbH
, a specialty pharmaceutical company specializing in eyecare, has appointed industry veteran Christian Roesky, PhD, as chief executive officer. The move is effective Nov. 1.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 12:27 AM
MILAN and NEW YORK—Kering Eyewear, a division of Kering
have announced the start of the first global sales campaign for Gucci Eyewear. This marks the beginning of the new partnership for the product development, manufacturing and distribution of Gucci Eyewear.
Monday, October 3, 2016 12:30 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
is conducting a voluntary recall, proposed Class II, of PeroxiClear 3% Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution in the U.S. and Canada.
Monday, October 3, 2016 12:24 AM
GERMANTOWN, Wis.— Satisloh North America
has appointed Steele Young as vice president of business development and key accounts.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:30 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
has announced the acquisition of a 24.4 percent interest in Lenti S.r.l., a manufacturer of sun lenses.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:27 AM
FRISCO, Texas—Schneider Optical Machines
announces the addition of industry veteran, Jeff Endres, as director of consumables products.
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:23 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—The board of directors of Essilor International
(Reuters: ESSI.PA) has approved a plan to promote employee shareholding, with the long-term objective to boost the amount of employee shareholders worldwide from 20 percent to 50 percent.