The world's leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its mission is to improve lives by improving sight. To support this mission, Essilor allocates more than €200 million to research and innovation every year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to market. Its flagship brands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, Eyezen™, Xperio®, Foster Grant® and Bolon™. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals.
Essilor employs close to 69,000 people worldwide. The Group has 32 plants, 490 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, 14 distribution centers, as well as 5 research and development centers around the world.
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