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May 02, 2019

ESSILOR® SUN SOLUTION™ partners with SCICON for launch
of performance eyewear range

ESSILOR® SUN SOLUTION™, the Essilor® Group division dedicated to sun plano lenses, has announced its new partnership with SCICON, the leader in high performance bike bags and accessories for riders and active people, for the launch of a premium sunwear range. The SCN-XT sun lenses will feature NXT® VARIA™ technology, the combination of outstanding material and optimal photochromic control. The lenses have been  customized for SCICON sunglasses which are designed for cyclists, triathletes and active people both in the Performance and Sport Lifestyle categories, offering a range of options to provide the perfect fit on or off the bike.

‘We analyzed the SCICON proposal and immediately realized that they have everything they need to be able to obtain important results in the sports sunglasses market. Their search for details and pursuit of finding the perfect visual solution finds us in tune and we are looking forward to developing new vision solutions together,” said Christophe Mayet, Marketing VP of Essilor® Sun Solution™.

Claudio Fantin, SCICON Marketing Strategist and eyewear specialist added: “Having spent over 20 years in the sports eyewear sector working with world-class athletes, I’ve learnt every small detail of the production and development process of these products. This experience meant that when SCICON decided to enter this world, working with Essilor® Sun Solution™ NXT® lenses was our priority and we are proud to collaborate with them.”

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