Essilor will invest 133 million dollars for a new project in Chihuahua
July 25, 2022
The Essilor Corporation will invest 133 million dollars in a new project in the city of Chihuahua, which will generate 1,700 new jobs .
This agreement was achieved in a commercial undertaken by the president in England and France, where the company confirmed its expansion in the state capital, establishing itself in the BAFAR Industrial Park .
Said work space will be dedicated to the manufacture of lenses and frames with state-of-the-art processes , accompanied by the quality of the Chihuahuan workforce.
Essilor International is a French capital company with an average annual turnover of 5,670 million euros. Currently, worldwide it has 60,000 direct jobs, 30 manufacturing plants in all continents and around 450 final assembly optical laboratories.
It is also one of the world's largest owners of ophthalmic and optical licenses , with more than 1,500 active patents worldwide. It invests 150 million euros a year in research and development, which has earned it the sixth consecutive year in first place in the ranking of the 100 most innovative companies in the world.
In addition to the above, the corporate stands out for having social responsibility programs that include the donation of prescription glasses in more than 20 organizations, donation of prescription goggles for health personnel during the pandemic, and support for children with cancer.