Optical Prism July 2019 - Page 46

Glimpses NEW HEAD OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES FOR IOT inMotion and Camber Steady and Neochromes Dynamic photochromic lenses. Ocuco, the world leader in lab management systems, has announced that Greg Walach has been named the head of technical support services for Indizen Optical Technologies (IOT) products, produced by Ocuco for its Lab Division. “As Ocuco continues to grow in the optical industry, experts like Greg will continue to drive our vision for innovative and intuitive lab products,” says Stephen Cohen, OCUCO chief operating officer. “We are excited to offer our clients the very best in optical lens technology including the quality support and service our clients expect from Ocuco.” Walach will be responsible for overseeing the integration of IOT products to new and existing customer’s LMS. IOT is an independent optical technology company that is dedicated to helping their partners make the best lenses in the world. IOT is known for providing differentiated optical technologies, specifically high-quality free form lens designs, including Walach’s experience includes Walach Industries 1987-1990, American Optical 1990 – 91, Jodar 1991-93, and 25 years with Ocuco/CC Systems/ Innovations. He offers a broad understanding of the optical industry with his extensive technical background and project management experience. MARCHON, AUTHENTIC BRANDS ANNOUNCE RENEWALS Marchon Eyewear and Authentic Brands Group (ABG) have announced the long-term renewal of the existing global eyewear licensing agreements for both the Nautica and Nine West brands. The strong alliance between the two companies is for the exclusive worldwide design, development, production and distribution of optical eyewear and sunglasses for Nautica and optical eyewear and prescription sunglasses for Nine West. “Given their leadership in the eyewear space, we are pleased to continue our partnership with Marchon on the expansion of Nautica and Nine West eyewear. Both of these brands coupled with Marchon’s expertise provide fashion eyewear to both men and women with a recognizable and modern approach,” says Jarrod Weber, group president of lifestyle at ABG. OP 44 Optical Prism | July 2019