© Reuters. LUXOTTICA BUYS BARBERINI, THE NUMBER ONE SOLAR GLASS
MILAN (Reuters) – Luxottica, announced on Friday the purchase of the lunettier Barberini, world leader in solar glass mineral, with 140 million euros.
“The transaction allows the group to strengthen its expertise in the solar glass and the lenses prescribed on a prescription, which is considered the higher end side of the optical materials,” says Luxottica, in a statement.
Luxottica, first lunettier world, must have a seat soon its merger with Essilor, announced last year.
(Valentina Za; Wilfrid Exbrayat for the French service)