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Meni-one Co., Ltd., a veterinary ophthalmology specialist, launches sales of supplements for dogs and cats in Malaysia

Meni-one Co., Ltd. (hereafter “Meni-one”) is a veterinary ophthalmology specialist that sells medical devices and supplements. In September 2017, it received permission from Malaysia’s Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) to import three products*1 in the Meni-One Eye Series ...


Rose K Inventor Receives Prestigious Honor for Contributions to Optometry

NAGOYA, Japan – February 6, 2017 – Mr. Paul Rose, Dip Opt, B Sc., FCCLSNZ, inventor of the Rose K brand of contact lenses for irregular cornea, is to become a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM), it was announced in early January. Rose’s appointment is in recognit...


Menicon Appoints Remco Engelhart as Business Development Director Europe

January 2017Menicon Co. Ltd. Announced: Remco Engelhart has joined the company taking up the position of Business Development Director Europe.He has over 25 year experience in contact lens industry.Remco begins his new role effective January, 2017.As mentioned, Remco Engelhart has a very good exp...


TMC and Menicon Launch New Liquid Livestock Manure Composting Product

Toyota City, Japan, October 5, 2016-Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and contact lens manufacturer Menicon Co., Ltd. (Menicon) have jointly developed a new liquid livestock manure composting product that will join the resQ45 series of TMC-Menicon jointly developed manure composting systems, which d...


Menicon Appoints New President for Menicon GmbH

Menicon Co. Ltd. Announced: Anton Scherer has joined the company taking up the position of President at Menicon GmbH.He has over 25 year experience in contact lens industry.Anton begins his new role effective November 1, 2015.As mentioned, Anton Scherer has a very good experience in contact lens ...


Menicon R&D Innovation Center relocates in Geneva, Switzerland

Menicon hereby announces that it has relocated Menicon R&D Innovation Center to Geneva in October 2015.The members continue to develop state-of-art micro-technology in cooperation with universities and institutes.Menicon R&D will continue to develop innovative products in the future.Since...


Menicon Co., Ltd. Notice Regarding List on First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nagoya Stock Exchange

Menicon Co. Ltd. (“Menicon”) hereby announces that it was listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nagoya Stock Exchange effective today, June 25, 2015. We would like to express our deep appreciation to all Menicon service users, business partners, shareholders, and...


Menicon and Starbucks Share Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ Award at Food Industry Mottainai Awards for Efforts to Recycle Coffee Grounds (into Cattle Feed) – Awards Ceremony –

In recognition of their efforts to recycle coffee grounds into feed for dairy cows, the first time anything like this has been tried in Japan, Menicon Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Nagoya, Aichi prefecture; CEO: Hidenari Tanaka) and Starbucks Coffee Japan, Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; CEO:...


Menicon is pleased to announce the addition of Korcan Ltd. as our exclusive Rose K distributor in Turkey.

Korcan will offer the full Rose K family of designs for irregular cornea, including the the Rose K2 XL semi-scleral lens. All Rose K designs are manufactured in Menicon Z, the hyper-permeable GP material with an industry leading DK of 163. We are excited to be able to be able to work with Korcan ...


Paul Rose Named Inaugural Recipient of the British Contact Lens Association Industry Award

Birmingham, England, 9 June 2014 – Paul Rose, inventor of the Rose K family of lens designs for irregular cornea, has been named at the first-ever recipient of the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) Industry Award. Launched in 2013 to honor and recognize the entrepreneurial work being ...


Menicon is pleased to announce the addition of Korcan Ltd. as our exclusive Rose K distributor in Turkey.

Korcan will offer the full Rose K family of designs for irregular cornea, including the the Rose K2 XL semi-scleral lens. All Rose K designs are manufactured in Menicon Z, the hyper-permeable GP material with an industry leading DK of 163. We are excited to be able to be able to work with Korcan ...


Menicon America Appoints Scott Orphanos as the New Vice President

NAGOYA, Japan – Menicon Co, Ltd. announced today that Scott Orphanos has joined the company taking up the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Menicon America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary in North America. He will be immediately responsible for launching Menicon's Miru 1da...


TMC and Menicon Jointly Develop Improved Livestock Manure Composting Product

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and contact lens manufacturer Menicon Co., Ltd. (Menicon) have jointly developed a livestock manure composting product that will join the “resQ45” series of TMC-Menicon developed manure composting systems. The new product, “New-Tokubetsu-Kyuko&rdqu...


Menicon to Open New Concert Hall and Gallery “ANNEX” to Foster Cultural Vibrancy and Community Events

NAGOYA, Japan–Menicon, Japan's largest contact lens producer, opened a new complex called ANNEX at its Nagoya headquarters, comprised of a state-of-the-art multipurpose hall and roomy gallery space for use by those in the arts community and the wider public.The company invited members of th...


Magic Scores Gold at “Big 3” Advertising Awards

NAGOYA, Japan – Menicon Co., Ltd.’s "Magic," a daily disposable contact lens pack that provides wearers with both functionality and ultra-thin portability through its minimalist design, won the 2012 Gold Award for Brand and Identity Experience at the Cannes Lions International Festiva...


Magic Scores Gold at “Big 3” Advertising Awards

NAGOYA, Japan – Menicon Co., Ltd.’s "Magic," a daily disposable contact lens pack that provides wearers with both functionality and ultra-thin portability through its minimalist design, won the 2012 Gold Award for Brand and Identity Experience at the Cannes Lions International Festiva...


Menicon’s “Magic” Takes Gold at Asia Pacific Advertising Festival 2012

Menicon's "Magic" Takes Gold at Asia Pacific Advertising Festival 2012World's Thinnest Daily Disposable Contact Lens Featuring Flat Pack TechnologyNAGOYA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Menicon Co., Ltd.'s "Magic," the world's thinnest daily disposable contact lens, won a Gold Award in the Des...


Menicon to Acquire W.I. System, Major Contact Lens Retail Chain in Japan

NAGOYA, Japan–Menicon Co., Ltd. announced today an agreement with W.I. System Inc. that will turn one of Japan's leading contact lens retail chains into a wholly owned subsidiary of Menicon on December 8th. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Tokyo area-based W.I. System with annua...


Menicon to Introduce World’s Thinnest Daily Disposable Contact Lens Flat Pack

Initial rollout in Japan heralds new convenience and functionality for contact lens wearers.
MAGIC 1 day Menicon Flat PackNAGOYA, Japan, November, 01.- Menicon Co., Ltd. announced today "Magic," a daily disposable contact lens packaged in a revolutionary wafer-thin and exceptionally hygienic flat...


Menicon to Market Eye Shelter’s SOLO-care (R) Contact Lens Solution Range in Europe and Canada

Nagoya, Japan, 31 October 2011 – Menicon Holdings BV and Eye Shelter SA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Laboratoires Thea, a France-based independent ophthalmic group, announced on October 31 that Menicon is to become Eye Shelter's exclusive partner to market the SOLO-care (R) contact lens so...


Menicon to Market Eye Shelter’s SOLOCARE AQUA ® Contact Lens Solution Range in Europe and Canada

Nagoya, Japan, 31 October 2011 – Menicon Holdings BV and Eye Shelter SA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Laboratoires Thea, a France-based independent ophthalmic group, announced on October 31 that Menicon is to become Eye Shelter's exclusive partner to market the SOLOCARE AQUA® contact le...


Menicon to Introduce World’s Thinnest Daily Disposable Contact Lens Flat Pack

Initial rollout in Japan heralds new convenience and functionality for contact lens wearers.
MAGIC 1 day Menicon Flat PackNAGOYA, Japan, November, 01.- Menicon Co., Ltd. announced today "Magic," a daily disposable contact lens packaged in a revolutionary wafer-thin and exceptionally hygienic flat...


Menicon to Introduce World’s Thinnest Daily Disposable Contact Lens Flat Pack

Initial rollout in Japan heralds new convenience and functionality for contact lens wearers.MAGIC 1 day Menicon Flat PackNAGOYA, Japan, November, 01.- Menicon Co., Ltd. announced today "Magic," a daily disposable contact lens packaged in a revolutionary wafer-thin and exceptionally hygienic flat-...


Jennifer Choo Joins Menicon as Specialty Lens Clinical Manager

– Menicon Expanding Its Presence in Custom Contact Lens Market –NAGOYA, japan, Aug. 23.- Menicon Company Ltd. announced on August 23 the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Choo as Manager of Specialty Lens Clinical Affairs for Menicon Holdings B.V. Dr. Choo will oversee the company's Rose K ...


Steve Newman appointed Chief Technical Officer for Menicon Company Ltd.

Newman taking on worldwide responsibility for Product Planning, Manufacturing and TechnologyNagoya, Japan, 2 December 2010 – Menicon Company Ltd. announces the appointment of Mr. Steven Newman as Chief Technical Officer for Menicon Company Ltd. Newman joined Menicon Company with the acquisi...


Menicon PremiO

Menicon launch new productsMenicon PremiO and PremiO Toricin february 2011 you can fitting PremiO Toric with 4 new axis2 WEEK PREMIO READ MOREPremiO  
Menicon launch new productsMenicon PremiO and PremiO Toricin february 2011 you can fitting PremiO Toric with 4 new axis2 WEEK PREMIO REA...


Menicon acquires Lagado Corporation.

Nagoya, Japan, 17 June 2010 – Menicon Co., Ltd. announced on June 16 that Menicon and Lagado Corporation based in Colorado, USA, reached an agreement for Lagado to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Menicon America Inc., effective as of June 14, 2010.Lagado will continue to operate from its curr...


Menicon acquires David Thomas Contact Lenses Ltd., Major U.K. custom lens manufacturer

Nagoya, Japan, 19 November, 2009The deal provides a base of operations for Menicon's expansion in the U.K.Menicon Co., Ltd. (Menicon) and David Thomas Contact Lenses Ltd. (DTCL) announced on November 19 that the two companies reached agreement on November 16, 2009 for Menicon to acquire 100% of t...


Menicon acquires Rose K, the world’s largest brand for keratoconus

The new acquisition expands Menicon's presence in the global GP contact lens market.Nagoya, Japan, 15 October 2008 Menicon Co., Ltd. and Rose K International Limited announce that the two companies reached an agreement for Menicon to acquire 100% of the ownership of Rose K, effective as of 1 Octo...


Menicon undertakes with the Novovision clinic a paediatric myopia control clinical trial

Nagoya, Japan Although previous studies suggest that orthokeratology contact lens wear slows the axial length growth of the eye in children with progressing myopia, some limitations in the methodology employed have been evident. Using a rigorous study design and precise optical measuring instrume...


Menicon signs joint venture agreement with Wenzhou Medical College in China

Menicon Co., Ltd. announces an equity participation agreement effective as of 9 June 2007 with the Vision Science Research & Development Institute of Wenzhou Medical College, located in Wenzhou City, Zheng Jiang Province, China.This joint venture's main activities will be manufacturing, whole...


Menicon launches Menicon PremiO, the company’s new advanced silicone hydrogel contact lens

Menicon Co., Ltd. announces the launch of Menicon PremiO, the company's new advanced silicone hydrogel contact lens. Since the world's first silicone hydrogel contact lens material patent was granted to Menicon in 1979, the company's R&D has carried out extensive work to develop possibly the ...


Menicon launches Menifocal™ Z, a concentric bifocal GP lens, in the U.S

Menicon America, Inc. announced the launch of its Menifocal™ Z in the U.S. though Lens Dynamics, Inc., effective as of 7 December 2006. This patented GP concentric bifocal lens design features distance-center/peripheral-near front surface optics for excellent vision at all distances.&n...


New MeniCare™ lens care system for GP lenses in the US

Menicon America, Inc. has recently launched the new MeniCare™GP lens care system for GP lenses in the U.S., replacing CLARIS® products. The MeniCare™GP lens care system is especially recommended for hyper Dk GP lenses or plasma-treated GP lenses such as Menicon Z TM material lense...


MeniconTinue: the first contact lens approved for up to 30 days of continuous wear in Japan

Menicon Co., Ltd., the world's largest GP manufacturer, received Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare approval for up to 30 days of continuous wear of its MeniconTinue GP contact lens, effective as of 25 October 2006.MeniconTinue contact lenses are manufactured in tisilfocon A material...


Menicon & Toyota develop advanced composting process

Menicon Co., Ltd., Japan's largest manufacturer of contact lenses, and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced joint development of an efficient and environmentally-friendly manure composting process for the livestock industry called "resQ45". The new process uses a new enzymatic agent and a the...


Menicon and NKL agree to long-term strategic alliance

NKL B.V. and Menicon Co., Ltd. the Dutch and world's largest GP manufacturers, respectively agreed to collaborate in all areas of operations including R&D, manufacturing, logistics, marketing and sales on a global basis.NKL will begin manufacturing and distributing contact lenses with Menicon...


Continuous wear of the Menifocal Z bifocal GP lens: a promising option for presbyopic correction.

Results of a study conducted at the University of Melbourne in Australia show the Menicon Menifocal Z alternating vision, concentric, bifocal, GP lens can be safely worn for up to 30 days of continuous wear.Researchers followed 35 existing GP wearers over a six-month period, 27 of whom completed ...


Menicon launches ‘Menicon 1 day’, a daily disposable contact lens, in Japan

​Launched "Menicon 1day", a daily disposable soft contact lens in the Japanese market on July 1st 2005. Menicon 1day is manufactured by liquid edge moulding technology on 55% water content Ocufilcon D material resulting in a lens with exceptional dimensional stability and smooth edges. The mid wa...


Menicon launches MeniCare© Soft and MeniTears©

By adding two new products, Menicon has now completed its range of soft and RGP contact care products.Menicon launched two new contact lens care products, MeniCare© Soft and MeniTears© in June 2005 during the British Contact Lens Association 29th Clinical Conference and Exhibition in Br...


Menicon is pleased to announce that Menicon Z is approved by the SFDA to be sold in China

Menicon entered the Chinese market last year with MeniFlex IntraOcular Lens and now has a complete range of RGP Lens and Care products(i.e. Menicon Z, MeniCare Plus Multipurpose Solution and Progent Protein Remover), expected to be launched to the Chinese market in June 2005.<*> MeniconZ is...

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