8 Points Inc. Announces Exclusive Agreement With Barberini Eyewear in North America


NEW YORK—8 Points Inc. and Barberini Eyewear have signed a three-year agreement under which 8 Points Inc. will become the exclusive American and Canadian distributor for ophthalmic frames and sunglasses with platinum glass Barberini lenses.

The collection will be available across the U.S. and Canada beginning Sept. 1, 2017.

“Our company has a long history of making quality glass lenses and we are known for that above all. We have developed polarized lenses, our top product, together with the in-house design and construction of the machinery required to make them,” said Gianni Vetrini, CEO of Barberini Eyewear. “In addition to polarized lenses we also make photochromic lenses with the Hydrogen Firing technique, innovative coatings and lenses in special glass. At last eyewear that focuses totally on lenses, obviously without neglecting aesthetics and comfort.”

Fernando Silva, president of 8 points Inc. added, “We couldn’t be more excited to be the North American distributor for such an opulent eyewear collection. This company boasts organic and luxurious products as they own the entire production from mining the rare earth, refining their glass and producing their lenses. All their factories are established across Europe where their lenses are renowned as the best in the world.”