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2014-08-05 23:08:32

Celebrating its 110th Anniversary, MBKU Honors Essilor USA, Corporate Humanitarian Service V-Award; Wayne Heidle, Volunteer; and Rose Fortney, Shared Visions Art Exhibit artist & Shared Visions Signature Artist Awardee Fullerton, Calif (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 With a focus on supporting vision readiness for all children in Orange County, Marshall B. Ketchum University (MBKU), celebrating its 110th Anniversary, will honor a corporate and individual community leader, as well as a Shared...

2014-05-10 23:03:14

Prescription motorcycle glasses with free-form digital lens technology are now more perfect than ever before. But until last month, this advanced lens design was only available on single vision or progressive lenses, so riders looking for the benefits of the bifocal design did not have any good options. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Prescription motorcycle glasses often have a wrapped frame to provide the most peripheral vision. A new free-form surfacing design has made it possible to...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 percent of decisions and reactions made behind the wheel depend on good vision. While many believe a bright, sunny day is optimal for driving, the reality is that blinding glare from sun, snow and vehicles is a significant contributing factor to fatal auto accidents. Additionally, a recent survey commissioned by Essilor of America, Inc., the world leader in eyeglass lenses, revealed a disturbing fact that 20 percent of eyeglass wearers...

2010-11-29 00:34:00

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To support deployment of corporate strategy, Essilor's Chief Executive Officer, Hubert Sagnieres, has appointed two Chief Operating Officers from within the Executive Committee. Paul du Saillant is in charge of Research and Development as well as Quality. He also heads the Europe Region. In addition, he will take on responsibility for Global Operations starting in the first half of 2011. Laurent Vacherot, in...

2010-10-22 00:33:00

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, October 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Nine-Month Revenue up 17.6% - Strong Sales In Emerging Markets and the Equipment division Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics, today announced its consolidated revenue for the nine months ended September 30, 2010. Nine-month consolidated revenue EUR millions 2010 2009 % Change % Change Contribution (reported*)...

2010-10-15 02:16:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel and CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, October 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) ("Shamir Optical"), Kibbutz Shamir and Essilor International (NYSE Euronext: EI) ("Essilor") today announced that they have signed an agreement whereby Essilor will, through a series of transactions, acquire 50% of Shamir Optical. As a result of these transactions, Kibbutz Shamir and Essilor will each own 50% of Shamir Optical. Headquartered in...

2010-10-15 01:35:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel and CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) ("Shamir Optical"), Kibbutz Shamir and Essilor International (NYSE Euronext: EI) ("Essilor") today announced that they have signed an agreement whereby Essilor will, through a series of transactions, acquire 50% of Shamir Optical. As a result of these transactions, Kibbutz Shamir and Essilor will each own 50% of Shamir Optical. Headquartered in Kibbutz...


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