Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:24 AM
UITHOORN, The Netherlands—In a move that will provide the company with access to an important new market, Hoya Vision Care
, a division of Hoya Corp.
(TOKYO:7741) has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the safety prescription eyewear business of 3M
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:26 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Vuzix Corp.
(NASDAQ: VUZI) announced the closing of the sale of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $7.25 per share.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—An ad industry trade group that monitors advertising claims has recommended that Bausch + Lomb
modify or discontinue certain ad claims about its PeroxiClear Solution.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:23 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—Osterhout Design Group
(ODG), a top developer and manufacturer of mobile AR/VR smart glasses, closed a $58 million Series A funding round.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:27 AM
MUNICH, Germany and SHERIDAN, Wyo.—German eyewear manufacturer Rodenstock GmbH
, a leading global manufacturer of lenses and eyewear, is entering the U.S. eyewear market in January 2017 with its own sales subsidiary.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:23 AM
MILAN—According to the terms of an agreement signed in 2012 with Fenix Srl (formerly known as Salmoiraghi & Vigano Holding), Luxottica Group S.p.A
(NYSE:LUX) said on Friday that it has exercised its option to acquire the remaining 63.2 percent of the shares in the Italian optical retailer
Monday, November 28, 2016 12:11 AM
is hosting a training event today at the Southern College of Optometry
in Memphis to help eyecare professionals become more successful in fitting multifocal contact lenses.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:30 AM
announced that it formed a new partnership by taking a 50 percent stake in Photosynthesis Group, a Hong Kong-based company that markets sunglasses and corrective lenses under a range of banners including MJS.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:24 AM
GREEN BAY, Wis.—Global Optics Inc.
, which provides consolidated purchasing and proficient logistical solutions and distribution to independent optical labs, is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance as it repositions itself for the future.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:23 AM
(OTCQB: PENC), parent company of Nanofilm
, reported total revenues were $2.01 million for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016, flat compared with the year-ago period. Gross profit amounted to $631,083, up from $516,449 for the third quarter of 2015.
Monday, November 21, 2016 12:24 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Despite news reports that Alcon’s
smart contact lens research project with Alphabet Inc.’s Verily
unit is behind schedule, the company maintains that it is in fact on track, VMail
Friday, November 18, 2016 12:21 AM
PLAINVILLE, Mass.—Hilco Vision
announced that it has acquired Jonathan Paul Eyewear
, a pioneer of fitover sunwear and creator of the Jonathan Paul Fitover brand.
Friday, November 18, 2016 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Inspired by the glamorous life of Kendall and Kylie Jenner, a new Kendall + Kylie eyewear collection will debut in 2017, via global distribution from Allure Eyewear
, an affiliate of Marchon.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:27 AM
has announced the renewal of a license agreement for the development, production and distribution for the Kensie
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Safilo Group
and The New School’s Parsons School of Design
have announced the launch of their first installment of the Safilo x Parsons Design Thesis Competition which is a partnership of the up-and-coming designers of the next generation.