Friday, September 15, 2023 12:30 AM
AURORA, Colo.—Peak Artisan Labs
(PAL) has announced the addition of 10 private practice eyecare providers to its growing ownership group, as part of the company's commitment to independent eyecare. Established in July 2023, Peak Artisan Labs serves the Rocky Mountain and north central regions. Based here, and a key member of the Artisan Lab Network
(ALN) founded in 2023, PAL’s latest expansion further solidifies its position in the optical industry, according to an announcement from the company.
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 12:21 AM
PITTSBURGH—Three Rivers Optical
, a nationwide independent lab with one of the largest private brand portfolios, and a leader in advanced optical solutions, is significantly expanding its operations.
Sunday, July 23, 2023 2:00 AM
WILKES-BARRE, Penn.—Mergers and acquisitions over the past 25 years have reshaped the wholesale optical lab business in the U.S., yet some family-owned, independent labs remain vital, despite competition from corporate-owned labs. Luzerne Optical Laboratories is a notable example.
Friday, May 19, 2023 12:24 AM
PHILADELPHIA—Optometrist and Philadelphia native, Chelise Firmin’s OD, will re-establish Tioga Diabetic Optical Laboratories
to begin manufacturing for underserved communities.
Thursday, April 20, 2023 12:18 AM
has recently completed another significant lab upgrade. Five years ago, the lab moved locations, expanding capacity by more than 50 percent to a 30,000 square feet facility.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 12:24 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—Pacific Artisan Labs
(PAL), the largest independent, doctor-owned laboratory network in the U.S., has announced a partnership with North Carolina-based Independent Optical Lab
(IOL). PAL, founded in 2018, has continually been at the forefront of innovative strategies to counter the constant push for consolidation of the optical industry. Vision Monday
PALs consolidation and partnership objectives in February 2022.
Friday, February 3, 2023 12:27 AM
BANGKOK and TOKYO–Nidek Co., Ltd.
, a leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of ophthalmic, optometric, and lens edging equipment, has formed a partnership with Hoya Vision Care
(HOCPF), a leader in optical technology innovation. The global agreement creating a partnership between Nidek and Hoya Vision Care, provides eyecare professionals (ECPs) the opportunity to access "a complete portfolio of state-of-the-art optical instruments and products to provide a full-service approach to patient care, from eye examination, to consultation through to the final delivery of the high quality spectacle lenses," the companies said in a joint statement.
Monday, January 30, 2023 12:15 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions is hosting Transitions Certified Live events for eyecare professionals to earn their Transitions Specialist certification during in-person training events.
Friday, January 13, 2023 12:30 AM
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—Hoya Vision Care
has announced a multimillion dollar investment in its manufacturing lab network, expanding its capabilities to support eyecare professionals in Canada.
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 12:15 AM
CENTRAL POINT, Ore.—Advanced technology solutions provider Quantum Innovations
has appointed Tomaz Carvalho as its South American representative. Tomaz brings many years of experience in the technology industry as a thin film and hard coating specialist.