Friday, October 13, 2017 12:24 AM
has appointed Hilary Halper as chief financial officer.
Monday, October 9, 2017 12:24 AM
MILAN—ANFAO, the Italian Association of Eyewear Manufacturers of Confindustria
was cautiously optimistic in its assessment of the optical industry’s performance in the first half of 2017. In its mid-year report, the organization observed that “in general, the economy is continuing to expand and its pace is the strongest since the start of the [financial] crisis; the dynamic of the Euro area is also strong.”
Friday, October 6, 2017 12:24 AM
DALLAS—Last month, Essilor Vision Foundation
(EVF) reached a milestone, having provided 500,000 pairs of glasses to those in need since 2007. The non-profit organization, based here, noted that the number of people who have benefited from its work is equivalent to filling AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, five times.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:24 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—On Oct. 1, Transitions Optical began accepting nominations from industry professionals for the 2017 Transitions Innovation Awards Program at TransitionsPRO.com/Awards.
Monday, October 2, 2017 12:30 AM
DALLAS—Essilor of America
is merging its multiple sales teams into a single organization, one of a series of moves aimed at making the company more efficient and responsive to customers
Monday, October 2, 2017 12:18 AM
has again been selected by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and Europe for its corporate sustainability leadership, ranked second in the Health Care Equipment and Supplies sector.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:21 AM
announced plans to build a new shared innovation hub on the north campus of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
(KIT) in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Friday, September 22, 2017 12:33 AM
WETZLAR, Germany—Leica Camera AG
plans to launch a line of ophthalmic lenses, beginning Oct. 1. The company will be adding ophthalmic lenses to its existing portfolio of cameras, lenses and sport optics products.
Friday, September 22, 2017 12:24 AM
BRUSSELS—Luxottica and Essilor have not offered any concessions to allay EU antitrust authorities’ concerns over their proposed €47 billion ($56 billion) merger, which could increase the likelihood that EU investigators will take a deeper look at the deal, Reuters reported on Wednesday.
Friday, September 8, 2017 12:30 AM
and IFB Solutions
are preparing to commercialize the 3D printing of ophthalmic lenses, a technological feat that is an industry first.
Monday, September 4, 2017 12:30 AM
announced that Barbara Piper has been named president, effective Sept. 1, 2017. In her new role, she will be responsible for furthering the company’s growth strategy in Canada.
Monday, September 4, 2017 12:24 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C.—A South Carolina couple filed a lawsuit against Amazon Inc.
last week in federal district court
here, claiming that the online retailer sold faulty glasses that were marketed as being safe for viewing the solar eclipse in mid-August.
Monday, August 28, 2017 12:00 AM
DALLAS—Essilor is releasing two “Ultimate Lens” packages, one for progressive lens wearers, the other for single vision wearers, that combine its newest, most innovative lens technologies.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:29 AM
LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision Care
has partnered with Tifosi Optics
, a maker of sports sunwear, to expand prescription sunglass offerings for both ECPs and consumers.