3M completes sale of Safety Prescription Eyewear Business


3M has announced that it has completed the sale of its safety prescription eyewear business to HOYA Vision Care, a global leader in the eyeglass lens industry.

The safety prescription eyewear business provides a comprehensive line of frames, prescription lenses, and premium coating options in a custom-made solution. The business has annual global sales of approximately $45 million.

The safety prescription eyewear business was part of 3M’s Personal Safety Division, which is in the Safety & Graphics Business.

3M is a global leader in personal safety solutions, including respiratory protection, fall protection, hearing protection, and plano (non-prescription) eye protection.