Since 1849 the Essilor group philosophy has been that of designing and manufacturing high quality corrective vision lenses and frames which meet patient requirements all across the world.
Today Essilor employs 74,000 employees over 33 production sites and 449 Rx laboratories producing over 565 million lenses.
Essilor respects local requirements and aligns its operations with local compliance and regulatory requirements. Essilor manufacturing processes worldwide are homologated producing corrective vision lenses that meet the requirements of International and local safety requirements.
Based in Thornbury since 1974 Essilor have produced lenses for the spectacles for the UK&I market. Our core ambitions to produce high quality lenses that are safe and correcting the sight of our customers.
Our extensive network of Labs across the world manufactures lenses to the highest quality and product and design patient safety and are fully compliant with UK and European requirements, these include the requirements to ISO 14889: 2013: Spectacle Lenses- Fundamental requirements for uncut finished lenses. ISO 21987: 2017 Mounted Spectacle Lenses and ISO 12312-1+A1: 2015 Eye and Face protection – Sunglasses for General Use
In 2020 Essilor Ltd achieved certification to ISO 13485: Quality Management systems for regulatory requirements to further demonstrate to our customers, current and future of our commitment to the manufacture and distribution of vision correction lenses, products and services.