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October 18, 2010

Essilor Acquires Half of Shamir

by @ 9:38 pm. Filed under Personal Opinions

As some of you may be aware, Essilor purchased 50% of Shamir Insight. Let me start by saying that I absolutely love the Shamir Autograph II. It is my go-to lens. I have had zero complaints from patients. I’ve compared them to Essilor’s Physio Enhanced and although it is pretty decent, there really isn’t a comparison. Shamir wins hands down. So upon hearing this news, I was a little disappointed. Too many become monolithic giants who don’t care about workers or patients. A certain Volde-mart Vision Center comes to mind. I really didn’t understand the decision. Shamir is a kibbutz. Their entire way of life could be threatened if Essilor owned them.  I thought that it was possible that the kibbutz was dissolving/disbanding. I called Shamir Insight to find out. I was patched through to (more…)

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