IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: North America :: U.S.

Mitsui Chemicals acquires Corning’s photochromic lens material business

1:33 PM MDT | May 20, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Mitsui Chemicals says it has acquired the SunSensors photochromic lens business of Corning (Corning, NY). Financial details of the acquisition have not been disclosed. Through the acquisition, Mitsui aims to bolster its ophthalmic lens material business while breaking into the rapidly growing global photochromic lens market, the company says. Photochromic lenses are transparent lenses which darken when exposed to ultraviolet light. This reversible chemical reaction makes the lenses useful as clear lenses indoors and sunglass lenses outdoors, Mitsui says. The...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa