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RKG Eyewear entering the Canadian optical market
RKG Eyewear is taking a giant leap forward and entering the Canadian optical frame market. After several fantastic years of unparalleled success in the UK with the Zuma London brand of rimless and semi rimless titanium frames, the heritage of Kangol, Kangol Kids, Dunlop and Dunlop sport brands an...
New Look Eyewear Inc. Agrees to Acquire Greiche & Scaff
New Look Eyewear Inc. (TSX:BCI) (“New Look”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain optical assets and business of Optic Direct Inc., carrying on business under the Greiche & Scaff banner in Quebec. Founded in 1976, Greiche & Scaff h...
Vuzix Signs Deal with Lenovo and Announces M100 Smart Glasses Product Launch into China
Vuzix Corporation (OTC:QB: VUZI) (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, is pleased to announce that it has signed a major deal with Lenovo, the world’s largest...
Optical Lab Division Announces Directors Choice Award Recipient and 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
The Optical Lab Division of The Vision Council announced today the industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 15th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet on Wednesday, September 17 in conjunction with the Optical Lab Division Meeting and Internatio...
Live Eyewear Announces Manufacture Direct Distribution in Canada
Live Eyewear, a leading manufacturer of fitover sunglasses and low vision aids, announces that it will establish offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to support the company’s initiative to service the Canadian eyewear market via a direct line of distribution. Read t...
Optical Prism July/ August Digital Edition
Check out the latest digital edition of Optical Prism Magazine with the announcement of the partnership between Optical Prism & JOBS4ECP's: http://www.joomag.com/magazine/optical-prism-july-aug-issue-vol-32-no-3/0769794001404844120?preview
Industry Mourns Dr Francis Jean of Iris
It was announced today that Dr. Francis Jean, President of the Iris Group died while in Jasper preparing for the IRIS challenge in Jasper Alberta. “The OAC is saddened by the sudden passing of a true pioneer of the Optical industry. Our thought’s are with his family and...
Novartis To License Google Smart Lens Technology
Novartis announced that its eye care division Alcon has entered into an agreement with a division of Google Inc. to in-license its “smart lens” technology for all ocular medical uses. The agreement with Google[x], a team within Google that is devoted to finding new solution...
European Ophthalmic Devices Market Outlook to 2020
According to a new report series by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, European Markets for Diagnostic and Interventional Ophthalmic Devices is expected to reach over $961 million by 2020. Growth will...
Optical Prism and JOBS4ECPs Announce Jobs Site Partnership
Optical Prism and JOBS4ECPs have joined together to offer an exciting new collection of services for Canadian Eyecare Providers. The collaboration will mean greater access to job resources, listings and other marketing and communications materials. Jobs 4 ECP’s is a specialist job site ...
Jobs 4 ECP's New Website
New Look, New Features, New Community! Check it out...Jobs4EP's just launched a brand new redesigned website full of new features and services! We are more than a job board now, we are an Eyecare Community! www.jobs4ecps.ca. ...
Optical Prism May/ June Digital Issue
Check out Optical Prism May/ June Digital Issue: http://www.joomag.com/magazine/optical-prism-may-june-2014-vol-32-no-2-may-june-2014/0914087001398741141