Shamir Optical and Union Optic have formed a new joint venture with a view to offering new business opportunities in the optical market. As part of this joint venture, Shamir and Union Optic intend to share their financial and technological resources so as to leverage the best of both companies and provide best-in-class products and services to the region. Union Optic will be offering a broad range of lens products designed by Shamir. They continue to operate from their present premises and manufacturing facilities and will continue to provide a premium product portfolio which is developed to comprehensively address any all customers’ needs.
“I’m excited for our new partnership in Greece. We are joining a market leader and a company with a strong local legacy,” explained Yagen Moshe, CEO, Shamir Optical Ind. “I’m sure with the leadership and reputation of Union Optic joining Shamir high level technology and innovation we will deliver to the market a perfect optical solution supporting our valued customers in a better experience. The synergies between Union and Shamir will upgrade the local optical market.”
Sammy Varsano, General Manager of Union Optic, also commented, “Union Optic’s merging with Shamir Optical provides a major growth opportunity for both our businesses through an extended service offering for our clients. As the optical industry is on a transition to a new environment, we will be best positioned to support them on that journey”.