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.
Monday, July 31, 2017 12:29 AM
CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor International
(ESSI: PA) reported consolidated revenue of €3.9 billion for the six months ended June 30, 2017, up 9.1 percent from year-ago, or 6.9 percent in constant currency and 2.5 percent in like-for-like terms. In line with previously announced expectations, adjusted contribution from operations amounted to 18.4 percent of revenue.
Monday, July 31, 2017 12:26 AM
(TOKYO:7741) posted revenue of 127,158 million yen for the first quarter ended June 30, 2017, up 10.4 percent year on year.
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:04 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Optics Group is launching a fast-acting, high performance photochromic lens, SunSync Plus, which changes from dark to clear three times faster than the current industry leader, according to VSP. The lenses have luminous transmittance of 88.5 percent with an AR coating applied, on par with the clearest photochromic lenses available; luminous transmittance is 11 percent when fully activated, making them sunglass dark.
Friday, July 14, 2017 12:21 AM
, the company that created the interchangeable frame and lens system, is on the lookout for expanding beyond its Cincinnati roots as the recently appointed chief executive officer Sam Pellerito settles into his new role at the helm.
Friday, July 7, 2017 12:24 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.—Essilor
has acquired Team Effort Optical
, a full-service independent optical laboratory based here. The terms of the transaction were not announced.
Friday, July 7, 2017 12:18 AM
OLDSMAR, Fla.—John M. Young, founder of COLTS Laboratories
(Ophthalmic Product Testing Services), passed away in Safety Harbor, Fla., on July 2 at age 76 after a long illness.
Monday, June 19, 2017 12:00 AM
RAMSEY, Minn.—Vision Ease is introducing a line of occupational lenses designed with office ergonomics in mind that feature optimal viewing zones for specific tasks, the company said.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:27 AM
LONDON—Boots Opticians, a leading British optical retail chain, has been fined £40,000 for making misleading claims about its blue light-filtering lenses.
Friday, June 2, 2017 12:24 AM
BELLEGARDE-SUR-VALSERINE, France—Essilor Sun Solution
, the Essilor Group division dedicated to sun plano lenses, and the European Institute of Design
have announced that the first phase of the E-Sun Kolor Up project has successfully concluded and that the best project proposals will be awarded at Silmo 2017 in Paris.
Friday, June 2, 2017 12:21 AM
SAN DIEGO—Shamir Insight
is eliminating all molded products from its lens line and moving to 100 percent digital, Freeform lenses beginning July 1, 2017.
Monday, May 29, 2017 12:21 AM
CARLSBAD, Calif.—Signet Armorlite
has signed a vendor agreement with C&E Vision Buying Group
that provides C&E Vision members the benefits of the Kodak brand name with a high-quality lens portfolio.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:26 AM
LOS ANGELES—The start-up firm Lensabl
, an online retailer of lenses, announced Tuesday that it has secured new funding.
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:21 AM
has prevailed in U.S. District Court here in a trademark infringement lawsuit and request for injunction that were tied to a lawsuit initially filed late last year by Eyebobs LLC
Monday, May 15, 2017 12:00 AM
TORRANCE, Calif.—Transitions Signature polycarbonate composite lens technology has been expanded to include FT35 bifocal lenses and 7x28 trifocal lenses in both gray and brown. These new releases, as well as the FT28 bifocal lenses released last year, are available exclusively from Younger Optics through any optical laboratory.