Rodenstock Press Release

Rodenstock transfers its Canada business to distribution partner Plastic Plus Ltd.

Toronto, January 1st 2015 – Rodenstock, Germany’s leading manufacturer of spectacle lenses and frames, will hand over its Canadian business to Plastic Plus Ltd., Canada’s leading Optical Lab and Lens Supplier.

Effective January 1st, 2015, Plastic Plus will act as exclusive production and distribution partner of the German based Rodenstock Group and will serve the Canadian market through a central production lab in Toronto. “We are pleased to have found a reliable and experienced business partner in Canada, who will market our superior product portfolio and deliver excellent services to our clients,” confirms Oliver Kastalio, CEO of Rodenstock Group. “With Plastic Plus we will sustainably strengthen our position in the Canadian market.”

Plastic Plus is Canada’s largest independent lens manufacturer. With one of the most highly advanced labs in the industry and the most state-of-the-art technology, the family run business sets high quality standards for its lenses. “We are very pleased to partner with Rodenstock – a company which is renowned for its unique family of products and brands,” Paul Faibish, CEO of Plastic Plus states. “Our local production clients will benefit from a wider product choice, individual service options and even shorter delivery times in the future.”

All existing Rodenstock business partners in Canada have been officially informed over the past days and can expect a smooth transition.

About Rodenstock

Rodenstock is Germany’s leading manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses and spectacles frames. The company, which was founded in 1877, is based in Munich and has a worldwide workforce of approximately 4,500 and is represented in more than 80 countries with sales subsidiaries and distribution partners. Rodenstock maintains production sites at 14 locations in 12 countries.

About Plastic Plus Ltd.

Plastic Plus was founded in 1974 and is one of the most highly advanced labs in the industry offering the most state-of-the-art technology.

Plastic Plus was the first to introduce back surface free-form technology and the to manufacture smart lens technology in Canada.

Plastic Plus was also the first lab to install an integrated verification and mapping systems to analyze all lenses. Plastic Plus continues to offer unmatched lens quality.

More information at www.rodenstock.de.

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Press contact Rodenstock:

Rodenstock GmbH
Kilian Manninger
Head of Corporate Communications
kilian.manninger@rodenstock.com
Tel: +49 89/72 02-120

Press contact Plastic Plus Ltd.:
Plastic Plus
Paul Faibish
President
paulfaibish@plasticplus.ca
Tel: 1-416-789-4307

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