Mitsui Chemicals Inc acquires Corning Incorporated’s SunSensors operations
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Mitsui acquires SunSensors

6:20 AM, 21st May 2014
Mitsui Chemicals business news

TOKYO, JAPAN: Mitsui Chemicals Inc announced the acquisition of Corning Incorporated’s SunSensors operations on 15 May 2014. Through the acquisition, Mitsui Chemicals moves to bolster its world-class ophthalmic lens material business while breaking into the rapidly growing global photochromic lens market. The company will aggressively develop and sell competitive new photochromic lens materials.

Mitsui Chemicals offers high to low refractive index ophthalmic lens material and coatings to meet the diverse needs of people around the world. The company is known as a premier provider of ophthalmic lens materials with its thin and light “MR Series” super durable and clear high refractive index lens material, which allows progressive design. The world-leading “MR Series” revolutionized ophthalmic lens material standards and is now regarded as the global standard for lens quality around the world.

Mitsui Chemicals will use its efficient global customer and sales network to bolster sales growth of SunSensors products while intensifying development of new competitive vision care materials including next-generation photochromic lens material to strengthen the company’s position as a provider of new value for its customers.


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