Hoya Acquires Nexus Vision Group


HOYA Vision Care announced the acquisition of Nexus Vision Group, LLC and its affiliated laboratory partners in five states. Nexus is headquartered in Grove City, OH. “This acquisition expands HOYA’s US footprint, establishes a greater local presence and allows us to better serve our customers,” said Barney Dougher, President of HOYA Vision Care, Americas. He added, “Nexus and their 5 affiliated labs have demonstrated a strong commitment over the years in supporting Independent Optometry and those values.”

Gerry Shaw, owner of Western Carolina Optical and principal with Nexus stated, “We are very excited to join HOYA. HOYA has a number of resources such as Empower U and ‘Building a Blue Light Practice’ that are designed to strengthen the Independent ECP practice. These resources coupled with HOYA technology and values will help advance practice profitability and provide the best vision solutions for patients.”

A ribbon cutting ceremony and reception are planned for later this month.

About Hoya Corporation

Hoya Corporation is a global technology company traded on the Japanese stock exchange based in Tokyo, Japan, and the leading supplier of innovative and indispensable high‐tech and healthcare products based upon its advanced optics technologies. Hoya is active in four fields of business: The Healthcare provides eyeglasses and contact lenses for retail sales. The Medical provides endoscopic system and intraocular lenses for cataract surgery. The Electronics makes mask blanks and photo masks for the semiconductor devices and LCD panels as well as glass memory disks for HDDs. The

Imaging produces optical lenses, SLR/compact digital cameras, lens modules and micro lenses. Hoya now has over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates, and employs over 36,500 people worldwide.

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