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 2, 2016 12:15 AM
signed an exclusive worldwide distributor agreement with Weima GmbH
that brings Weima’s briquetting technology to the ophthalmic manufacturing market.
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:23 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor International
(Reuters: ESSI.PA) posted consolidated revenue totaling €5,306 million for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2016, up 7.8 percent from year ago at constant exchange rates, 5.5 percent as reported and 3.8 percent like-for-like.
Friday, October 21, 2016 5:10 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group
, a leading distributor of optical products, is acquiring Diversified Ophthalmics
, Inc., a privately held company based in Cincinnati, Ohio and its partner company MidSouth Premier Ophthalmics, based in Brentwood, Tenn. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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.
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 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.
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 12:21 AM
BERGAMO, Italy—The new corporate offices of MEI
, a manufacturer of machinery for processing ophthalmic and sunglass lenses, officially opened the weekend of Sept. 24, 2016.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 12:27 AM
TURNHOUT, Belgium—Luxexcel NV
, a 3D print company that can print lenses and Automation and Robotics
(A&R), a manufacturer of high-tech measurement equipment for optical labs, are collaborating on a quality control program to ensure that 3D printed lenses will meet industry and user requirements.
Monday, September 12, 2016 12:00 AM
DALLAS—EGMA LLC lab in Dallas and Ocuco have partnered to manufacture progressives utilizing Ocuco’s proprietary software, Contour. Contour’s Adaptive Design Technology (ADT) selects a lens design based on each patient’s unique lifestyle needs, individually adapting the lens for the best possible vision utilizing the selectmylens.com website.
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:18 AM
DUNNELLON, Fla.—Bill Hernandez, founder of Practical Systems, Inc. (PSI) passed away Aug. 22, 2016 at age 87. He was fondly known by many in the industry and was inducted into the Optical Industry Hall of Fame in 2012.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:24 AM
HEBRON, Ky.—Carl Zeiss Vision
is planning a major redesign of its operations center here that would significantly expand the facility’s capabilities and the company’s work force.
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.