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First flō platforms will be installed in 2024 in three US-labs

First flō platforms will be installed in 2024 in three US-labs

flō is happy to share that it has signed agreements with three laboratories that will acquire, install, and assist in evaluating the first flō Platforms to be released in 2024. These labs will be the first to have access to flō’s cutting edge technology, where Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology is being applied to generate optical…

Ocuco announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies for 2023

Ocuco announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies for 2023

Ocuco has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies. The eyecare solutions company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the sixth consecutive year, was recognised at an awards ceremony in Dublin. The awards programme is led by Deloitte Ireland, in association with Bank of Ireland. Commenting on the award, Leo Mac Canna, Ocuco…

The Vision Council appoints Suzanne Krauss as new Director of Shows

The Vision Council appoints Suzanne Krauss as new Director of Shows

The Vision Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Krauss as the organization’s new Director of Trade Shows. In her new role, Suzanne will collaborate closely with The Vision Council’s strategic partners at RX, who co-organize Vision Expo East and West, with a focus on driving opportunities for growth and development at these…

Cherry Optical Lab & Horizons Optical announce strategic partnership

Cherry Optical Lab & Horizons Optical announce strategic partnership

Cherry Optical Lab announced that Horizons Optical, an ophthalmic technology company based in Barcelona, Spain, is, from now on, a strategic partner in technology providing disruptive and differentiated solutions within the optical ophthalmic industry. Horizons Optical is the visionary behind unique innovations in the field of progressive lens surfaces, anti-reflective coatings, and revolutionary retail solutions….

The Vision Council opens registration for the 2024 Executive Summit

The Vision Council opens registration for the 2024 Executive Summit

The Vision Council announced that registration is now open for the 2024 Executive Summit taking place January 22-24 at The Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Fla. The Executive Summit is The Vision Council’s annual event that brings together industry leaders for several days of executive-level networking and leadership development. Designed to illuminate the dynamic changes ahead for…

Vision Expo East will move to Orlando as of year 2025

Vision Expo East will move to Orlando as of year 2025

The Vision Council and RX, co-owners of Vision Expo, announced today that Vision Expo East 2025 will take place in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) February 19–22, 2025. Vision Expo East’s final show in New York, celebrating and commemorating nearly 40 years of achievement and growth within the optical industry, will…

Silmo Istanbul celebrates it´s 10th anniversary

Silmo Istanbul celebrates it´s 10th anniversary

Silmo Istanbul takes place from November 23 to 26, 2023 ! Silmo Istanbul, which continues to grow thanks to its dynamic, stimulating and innovative outlook, looks forward to welcoming industry professionals from Turkey and around the world for the tenth time. This year, in addition to celebrating its 10th anniversary, the optics show is inaugurating…

New Lens Product Description Standard (LPDS) completed

New Lens Product Description Standard (LPDS) completed

The Vision Council is pleased to announce the completion and approval of Version 1.00 of the Lens Product Description Standard (LPDS). Created by The Vision Council’s Lens Product Description Standard Committee, this standard serves as an eventual replacement for the Lens Description Standard v2.2 (LDS v2.2), which has long been the industry standard for lens…

Coburn Technologies Names Rodrigo Neira as new sales responsible for Latin America

Coburn Technologies Names Rodrigo Neira as new sales responsible for Latin America

Coburn Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Rodrigo Neira to their global sales team as the new Sales Responsible for Latin America. Based out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Neira will facilitate the extension of Coburn’s sales reach across Latin America under the leadership of Sales Manager for Latin America, Diego Jimenez. “Rodrigo…

The Flying Eye Hospital delivers eye care world wide – next stop Zambia!

The Flying Eye Hospital delivers eye care world wide – next stop Zambia!

The Flying Eye Hospital is heading to Lusaka, Zambia at the end of September for its next sight-saving training project. For three weeks, Orbis will train local eye care teams to restore the sight of local children and adults living with vision loss. Following a successful training project in Can Tho, Vietnam, earlier this year,…