Essilor’s Independent Distributor Division Celebrates 2016 Award Winners
Vision Industry

Essilor’s Independent Distributor Division Celebrates 2016 Award Winners

Since its creation in 2004, Essilor’s Independent Distribution Division (IDD) has focused on growing and supporting independent optical labs and independent eyecare professionals, as a part of our dedication to the industry and our mission of improving lives by improving sight. Each year, IDD presents Annual Laboratory Awards, recognizing independent distributors who have exceeded expectations and achieved top sales performance in both sales and unit growth within specific Essilor product categories.

Bob Colucci, president of IDD, congratulated the award recipients, saying, “Our independent laboratory partners continue to deliver superb products and services to our customers and their patients. We greatly appreciate their continued commitment to innovation, superior service and delivering the best vision solutions and experience possible.”                                      

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

Essilor Transitions® Award of Excellence

X-Tra Lite Optical

Essilor Xperio UVTM Award of Excellence

Walman Optical

Crizal® Award of Excellence

OnSight Optical

Varilux® Award of Excellence

Cherry Optical, Inc.

X-Cel Outstanding Achievement Award

Cherry Optical, Inc.

Essilor IDD Managed Care Lab of the Year

VSPOne Optical Technology Centers

Essilor IDD Lab of the Year

OnSight Optical

Two other non-sales related awards were also given out:

Essilor IDD Very Important Partner Award

VSP, Global Optics and X-Tra Lite Optical

Essilor Vision Foundation President’s Award

Bob Colucci

IDD offers independent labs technologically advanced products and services, along with industry-leading programs, to help differentiate and grow their business and to elevate Essilor’s premium brands such as Varilux®, Crizal® Transitions® Xperio UVand Eyezen® lenses.