Yale F. Weissman, Co-Founder and Chairman of Modern Optical International, Dies at 77

By Staff
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:18 AM ROSELLE, Ill.—Modern Optical International co-founder and chairman, Yale F. Weissman passed away on Sept. 18, 2016 at the age of 77.

Silmo d’Or 2016 Honorees Announced in Paris

By Staff
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:30 AM PARIS— At a festive event last Friday evening here, the winners of the 2016 SILMO d'Or prizes, awarded for innovation and design, were announced at the Maison de la Mutualité.

Jobson Relocates to Midtown Manhattan

By Staff
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Jobson Optical Group has made a historic move. After 25 years in Soho, Jobson has relocated to 440 9th Ave., New York, N.Y. 10001, between 34th and 35th Streets, just blocks from the Jacob Javits Center where Vision Expo East is held each Spring.

Vision Monday Announces the Winners of the Vision Expo Dailies Giveaway

By Staff
Monday, September 26, 2016 12:18 AM NEW YORK—This year at Vision Expo West, one lucky attendee was chosen to win a $1,000 gift card each day of the show by picking up a copy of the Vision Expo Show Daily.

View a Slideshow of Booths, Panels and Product Launches at Vision Expo West 2016

By Staff
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:45 AM LAS VEGAS—Get the up close and personal view of Vision Expo West brought to you by the editors of Vision Monday, highlighting what was happening on the show floor—ranging from sessions on the latest business trends to product launches and press conferences.

Safilo Appoints New Executive Team Member for Western Europe and Global Key Accounts

By Staff
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:27 AM PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group has appointed Joanna Onland as a new member of its executive team where she will lead Western Europe and Global Key accounts, effective Oct. 1, 2016.

Kenmark Promotes Matt Kremer to Director of Global Supply Chain

By Staff
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:21 AM LOUISVILLE, K.Y.—Kenmark Eyewear has promoted Matt Kremer to the position of director of global supply chain.

Time to Party at Vision Expo West on VisionMonday.com

By Staff
Friday, September 23, 2016 12:15 AM LAS VEGAS—With Expo still fresh on everyone’s minds, Vision Monday presents a slideshow to recap the sights and excitement that helped make up Vision Expo West.

Show Organizers Give Vision Expo West a Thumbs Up Due to Strong Sales and Healthy Attendance

By Staff
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:30 AM LAS VEGAS—As the preliminary numbers roll in, Vision Expo West “has been labeled a success with increased attendance and reports of strong sales from exhibitors.”

l.a. Eyeworks Appoints Rob Rich as President and New Managing Partner

By Staff
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:27 AM LOS ANGELES—l.a. Eyeworks has appointed Rob Rich as president and managing partner. Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi will continue in their roles as creative directors and designers.

Visioneering Technologies Names Tony Sommer as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing

By Staff
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:21 AM ALPHARETTA, Ga.—Visioneering Technologies has named Tony Sommer senior vice president of sales and marketing.

Silmo d’Or Full Award Nominations Announced

By Staff
Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:24 AM PARIS—The 2016 edition of Silmo Paris has announced its full award nominations for the Silmo d’Or awards. The show which will take place from Sept. 23 to 26 at the Paris Nord Villepinte center will boast over 100 new companies attending the exhibition.

Carl Zeiss Meditec Appoints Chang to Lead Global Sales for Ophthalmic Devices

By Staff
Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:21 AM DUBLIN, Calif., and JENA, Germany—Carl Zeiss Meditec, which in August consolidated its ophthalmic diagnostic and surgical business into a single business unit (global ophthalmic devices), has named Andrew Ihan Chang to lead the global sales organization for this newly consolidated group.

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Rush Sees a Host of Expansion Products and Programs on Costa’s Horizon

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:45 AM DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Costa intends to make some waves. The “Born on the Water” brand of performance sunwear, one of the fastest growing companies in the category, with double-digit compound growth every year for the past 10 years, is looking to set off new ripples for its storied brand.
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