Kering Eyewear announced today that it has completed the acquisition of UNT, Usinage & Nouvelles Technologies, in accordance with the terms announced on March 13, 2023, and after having received clearance from the relevant antitrust authorities.
About Kering Eyewear
Kering Eyewear is part of the Kering Group, a global Luxury group that develops a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods and Jewelry.
Founded in 2014, Kering Eyewear is the most relevant player in the Luxury Eyewear market segment. The Company designs, develops and distributes eyewear for a complete and well-balanced portfolio of 17 brands, which includes the proprietary brands LINDBERG, the undisputed design luxury Danish eyewear company, Maui Jim, recognized for its outstanding lens technology and distinctive Hawaiian heritage, and ZEAL Optics, the sustainable eyewear for outdoor adventurers, as well as the Houses brands Gucci, Cartier, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Chloé, Alexander McQueen, Montblanc, Dunhill, Boucheron, Pomellato, Alaïa, MCQ and Puma.
About UNT – Usinage & Nouvelles Technologies
Founded in 1989 in Morbier, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in Eastern France, UNT is a key player in the manufacturing of high-precision metal and mechanical components for the entire luxury eyewear sector. The company is located in the Upper-Jura, a region renowned for being the historical eyewear district in France and for its micro technical savoir-faire. Thanks to its integrated engineering department and its state-of-the-art 3,000 sqm facility, UNT has always been an emblem of high quality and product perfection in the luxury eyewear industry.
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