Shamir Promotes Weiss to Vice President of Technologies InoTime

San Diego, CA – October, 2015 - Shamir Insight’s InoTime executive, Richard Weiss, has been appointed to Vice President of Technologies, North American InoTime Laboratories. Weiss has maintained an extensive career in the optical industry, touching every aspect of the profession, including previously holding the position of General Manager of … [Read more...]

The Vision Council Announces New Young Leaders Initiative

Alexandria, VA (October 1, 2015) - The Vision Council has announced a new Young Leaders initiative – launching at its annual Executive Summit – to identify and develop the next generation of optical industry leaders. The program hopes to give exposure to young leaders within the optical industry, aiming to excite and motivate greater engagement in … [Read more...]

Luneau Technology x AIT Industries

Cumming, GA: The Luneau Technology Group, which develops, manufactures, and markets Briot and Weco edgers, and Visionix wavefront based refraction and diagnostic instruments is pleased to announce the merger of AIT Industries based in Bensenville, IL with its Briot USA Subsidiary. Luneau Technology USA consists of the Briot and Visionix brands.  … [Read more...]

Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Boston Children’s Hospital Wins Award

CHICAGO (Aug., 2015)* – Prevent Blindness the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, and the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) announced the recipient of the first-ever “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.” This year’s selected recipient is The Pediatric … [Read more...]

The Vision Council And NOA Scholarship Recipients

Alexandria, VA (August, 2015) - The Vision Council has announced the recipients of the inaugural Opportunity Scholarship program, in partnership with the National Optometric Association (NOA). The program was launched in March of this year in an effort to promote the education of optometric students and further the advancement of the optometric … [Read more...]

Santinelli’s Sales Team Meets in DC

July, 2015, Hauppauge, NY – Santinelli International, the leading distributor of lens finishing equipment, recently convened in Washington, DC for their annual National Sales Meeting. The 3-day session led by Rick Clemente, Executive VP of Sales & Client Services, focused on progressive ways of meeting customer needs and increasing efficiency … [Read more...]

Patti Gertzen Receives Most Influential Women in Optical Award

I love it when people I know win something! Patti Gertzen, midwest regional manager for ClearVision Hauppauge, NY – July 2015 – ClearVision Optical is proud to announce Patti Gertzen has been awarded VisionMonday’s Most Influential Women in Optical Award in the Mentors category. A ClearVision Regional Sales Manager since 2003, Patti was … [Read more...]

ClearVision to Distribute Revo in Optical Channel

NEW YORK, NY – July 2, 2015 – Legacie, the Luxury House of B. Robinson, and ClearVision Optical have announced a partnership for the domestic distribution of the Revo brand to the optical channel.  The strategic alliance has been formed to expand the offering of Revo within the U.S. domestic optical market.  ClearVision will begin full distribution … [Read more...]

David George Promoted as Vision-Ease Director of Sales, North America

Optical industry leader brings sales and customer service management experience to lens manufacturer RAMSEY, MINN. (June, 2015) – Vision-Ease announces  the promotion of optical industry leader David George as its new  director of sales, North America. George brings 28 years of  optical sales and customer service management experience to  the … [Read more...]

Hilco: Bob Nahmias Retires and Ross Brownlee Comes In

PLAINVILLE, MA – Hilco Vision, a leading provider of eyecare and eyewear solutions, announces the retirement of Bob Nahmias, the CEO of the business for the past 17 years, per his intent shared with owners Blue Point Capital prior to their investment in the company in May 2014. During his tenure, and as a result of his leadership, Hilco made 14 … [Read more...]

ClearVision Optical Wins Inaugural Deals of Distinction Award

ClearVision Optical Wins Inaugural Deals of Distinction Award Executives’ Association of New York City and Smart CEO Honor New York’s Top Business Deals Hauppauge, NY – 2015* – Optical industry leader ClearVision Optical was recently honored in the Executives’ Association of New York City’s (EANYC) inaugural Deals of Distinction Awards. … [Read more...]

Research Grant Awarded to Gayathri Srinivasan OD

CHICAGO (June, 2015)  – Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, announced the recipient of its 2015 Joanne Angle Investigator Award.  This year’s selected recipient is Gayathri Srinivasan, OD, MS, FAAO, and Assistant Professor, at the New England College of Optometry. The 2015 Joanne Angle … [Read more...]

Tura Strengthens Management Team

New YORK, NY ― Tura Inc. strengthens its sales management team with promotions and new additions. Rebecca Dunn has been promoted to the position of Director of Sales-Eastern Region from her current role of Senior Regional Manager, which she has held since 2005. In this capacity, Rebecca will oversee 3O’s and Key Account activity for all sales … [Read more...]

Super Systems Website Goes Mobile Friendly

Cincinnati, OH – May 2015 – Super Systems’ new website launch, this past January, has been met with lots of praise in the optical community. However, it was quickly realized that they needed to take it one step further. Doctors are no longer sitting at conventional desks researching the latest technology; they are more routinely on tablets or … [Read more...]

Adlens® Announces Partnership with Triumph Optical

Oxford, May 2015 - Adlens®, the global leader in adjustable focus eyewear, has officially announced their new partnership with US optical distributor Triumph Optical. Signed in January 2015, the agreement with Triumph Optical will facilitate the sale of instant eyewear products Adlens Adjustables™, Adlens Sundials™ and Adlens Interface™, and … [Read more...]