Hilco Vision, a leading provider of eyecare and eyewear solutions, announces the retirement of Bob Nahmias, the CEO of the business for the past 17 years, per his intent shared with owners Blue Point Capital prior to their investment in the company in May 2014. During his tenure, and as a result of his leadership, Hilco made 14 acquisitions, grew revenues by nearly 500%, and has become an industry leader in many sectors of the optical industry.
Rumors have circulated that the military team that breached Osama bin Laden’s compound and killed the terrorist leader might have been wearing “cat vision” contact lenses that give the wearer night vision for a limited time without having to wear bulky, heavy night vision goggles (NVG). A Popular Science article from 2004 mentioned this technology.
New styles deliver excellent protection, fit and value right out of the box
March 25, 2013
Today, Honeywell Safety Products introduced two new styles of protective eyewear, Conspire and Relentless. Both feature the exclusive new North Signature Fit profile, specially designed to comfortably fit at least 85% of wearers right out of the box without the need for advanced adjustments.
New street series model combines stealthy look, military-grade protection and versatile polarized lenses
March 20, 2013
Since its introduction, Wiley X®, Inc.'s Black Ops Collection has been known for its stealthy good looks and military-grade vision protection. Now, with the addition of the new Polarized WX Censor to the collection, law enforcement, Secret Service and other tactical wearers can add the visual acuity and proven glare-cutting performance of Wiley X polarized lenses to
Gets behind annual educational effort of Prevent Blindness America
March 5, 2013
It's estimated by experts at Prevent Blindness America that more than 700,000 Americans injure their eyes at work each year. And that nearly 1 million Americans have lost some degree of their sight due to an eye injury.
From a new system to hold prescription lens in safety glasses to industrial gas detectors that only have to be calibrated once a year to impact protection gloves, here are the top products of the week as featured on ISHN.com: