Essilor International finalizes six new partnerships in North America and Latin America

Friday, 31 Jan 2014 01:30am EST 

Essilor International SA:Says to have acquired majority stakes in two prescription laboratories, namely R. D. Cherry in Michigan and Plunkett Optical in Arkansas, that generate revenue of, respectively $9.8 million and $3.3 million.Says to have acquired also a majority share in Frame Displays, a company that designs, manufactures and distributes display furniture and accessories for optical stores, with revenue of $4.5 million.Says to have singed a partnership agreement with Riverside Optical (Canada), a group of prescription laboratories that operates in Quebec and Ontario, with revenue of C$26 million.Says to have also forged a partnership with Benson Edwards Optical Lab and CPS 360 Optical Lab, two Ontario-based prescription laboratories with revenue of nearly C$3 million.Says to have reinforced its geographic coverage with the signing of a partnership agreement with Comprol (Brazil), which generates revenue of 5.4 million euros.