Design and engineering of the new facility will begin this year, with construction starting in 2018.
The L3R Program will replace all segments of the line between Hardisty, Alta. and Superiour, Wis.
Essilor also acquires PPG’s optical sun lens business; PPG to continue to supplying optical dyes and R&D services.
Expanding capacity with a plant in Sarnia to handle 30,000 tonnes.