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Essilor Independent Distributor Division Names 2015 Award Winners

By Essilor News


Essilor of America, the nation’s leading manufacturer of optical lenses, announced the winners of its Independent Distribution Division (IDD) Annual Laboratory Awards today. The awards recognize independent distributors, who have exceeded expectations and achieved top sales performance in both sales and unit growth within specific Essilor product categories.

In order to elevate Essilor’s premium brands such as Varilux®, Crizal® Transitions® and Xperio UV™ lenses, the IDD of Essilor of America offers independent labs technologically-advanced products and services, along with industry-leading programs to increase sales revenue and margins for its customers.

“Congratulations to our independent laboratory partners who continue to deliver superb products and services to our customers and consumers,” said Bob Colucci, President of the Independent Distribution Division at Essilor. “We greatly appreciate our team’s continued commitment to ongoing innovation and superior service.”

The awards ceremony, held at Essilor’s National Sales Meeting, recognized outstanding achievements in the following categories:

Essilor Transitions® Award of Excellence
Superior Optical Lab

Essilor Xperio UVTM Award of Excellence
Luzerne Optical Laboratories, Ltd.

Crizal® Award of Excellence
US Optical

Varilux® Award of Excellence
Cherry Optical, Inc.

X-Cel Outstanding Achievement Award
US Optical

Essilor IDD Managed Care Lab of the Year
VSPOne Optical Technology Centers

Essilor IDD Lab of the Year


About Essilor of America, Inc.
Essilor is the leading manufacturer of optical lenses in the United States and is the market leader in progressive, high-index, photochromic and anti-reflective coated lenses. A pioneer in the development and production of ophthalmic lenses, Essilor employs more than 10,000 people throughout North America. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the VARILUX®, CRIZAL®, TRANSITIONS®, XPERIO UV™, DEFINITY®, THIN&LITE® and other Essilor brand names. Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc is the largest, and most trusted, optical lab network in the U.S. and offers a wide choice of services and lens brands, including Essilor premium lenses, to eyecare professionals across the nation. Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor) is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International, a publicly held company traded on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Reuters: ESSI.PA).