Sferoflex invented the special flexible spring temple for
eyeglasses in 1941. Today, although the
company is now owned by Luxottica, the Sferoflex Eyeglasses are still
manufactured in Rovereto, Italy.
The flexible temple that Sferoflex Eyeglasses are equipped
with allows the glasses to adapt to the size of every face without causing any
annoying constraints, making them supremely comfortable.
The world wide leader in the design, manufacturing and
distribution of mid to premium priced prescription eyeglass frames and
sunglasses; Luxottica Group is the leader in distribution, with roughly 5,300
optical and specialty run stores, and is also leads in the retail sector of
North America and Asia-Pacific through LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut and chains in
Asia-Pacific formerly of OPSM Group establishments.
Luxottica Group further reinforced its North American
presence in 2004 by purchasing Cole National and its chains Pearle Vision,
Sears Optical, Target Optical and BJ’s Optical.
Luxottica Group is also the leader in the premium segment in
China with 278 stores in Beijing, in the Guangdong
province and in Hong Kong. Luxottica Group’s wholesale network touches
120 countries with a direct presence in the key 28 eyewear markets
worldwide. The Group’s 26-brands portfolio
includes 8 house brands and 18 license brands.