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Erker's to launch Delmar Loop eyeglass factory, store in April

#ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }#ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }The Erker family’s eyewear business, founded in 1879, has a long legacy in St. Louis, predating the Gateway Arch and 45 city mayors. It was established just 19 years after the Anheuser-Busch brewery.Now, Tony and Jack III, the fifth generation of Erkers, are launching a new eyewear venture, Copper Hinge,...

India Eyewear Market Outlook to FY'2018 - Rising Popularity of Online Eyewear Portals

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Custom Eyewear: The Next Focal Point For 3D Printing?

Bespoke eyewear manufacturer Tom Davies' plans for 3D printers in his business were simple: convince opticians all over the world to buy them. The opticians could use 3D printers to “prefit” (or, produce a sample frame) customers before Davies made a frame using his preferred materials of luxury cotton acetate or natural horn. “It all made perfect sense,” says the 38-year-old British entrepreneur, referring to the cost and efficiency advantages of his idea.But quality (In addition to the...