GUNNAR Optiks Expands International Distribution

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Leading Computer and Gaming Eyewear Manufacturer Announces Major Global Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Diego, CA April 2nd, 2013 – GUNNAR Optiks, the world’s leading manufacturer of computer eyewear, today announced that it recently expanded international distribution to cover France, Mexico, Cambodia and the Philippines. The move comes on the heels of the company’s recent computer eyewear and lens technology patent coverage announcement and addresses the increasing global demand for technology eyewear. Expansion of their international footprint affirms GUNNAR’s commitment to become the leading provider of visual ergonomic eyewear solutions to digital users worldwide.

Currently, GUNNAR has distribution in over 35 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe, Scandinavia and the Americas. More than 25% of GUNNAR’s customers are located outside of the US and Canada;, a figure that continues to increase. The four new partners joining the GUNNAR global distribution team include:

Asian Eyes Optical, Philippines, owned by Marvilon “Marvee” Militante.

  • Ochialli Opticas, Mexico, owned by Daniel Tussie.
  • Custom Arena, France, owned by Xavier Reliat.
  • US Exports, Cambodia, owned by Jack Tan.

“We are pleased to be part of a growing company that focuses on the health and well-being of the modern technology user,” said Daniel Tussie of Ochialli Opticas, echoing the sentiment felt by all the new distributors. “From office workers to gamers, we are optimistic that our partnership with GUNNAR Optiks will help Ochialli Opticas succeed in the tech-centric 21st century.”

“GUNNAR is proud to introduce the addition of the new partnerships as part of the our worldwide team.” Vice President of International Sales, Bjorn Jonsson added:, “GUNNAR continues to look for similarly strong, dedicated partners to expand distribution in new regions. We are confident that the addition of Daniel Tussie, Jack Tan, Marvilon Militante and Xavier Reliat to the international distribution team, will bolster our reputation as a leader in technology eyewear. The quality of our computer glasses is matched only by the caliber of retail locations where GUNNARS are available and we feel that our partners exemplify our vision in all aspects of business. We are excited to welcome them to the GUNNAR Optiks international team.”

GUNNAR eyewear enhances optical performance to give users an immediately, noticeable visual advantage. Tech savvy consumers will soon be able to access a GUNNAR retailer in their country. GUNNARS may also be viewed and purchased on the GUNNAR Optiks online store, with select styles available from these and other approved retailers worldwide. To learn more about GUNNAR Optiks and to find a retail location carrying GUNNAR eyewear, please visit: http://www.gunnars.com/

About GUNNAR Optiks
Founded in 2005, GUNNAR Optiks, LLC designs and engineers computer and gaming eyewear to protect and enhance vision using revolutionary technology solutions. GUNNAR introduced the Technology Eyewear category in 2008 and pioneered eyewear to combat eye strain associated with long-term viewing of digital screens. GUNNAR also offers the industry’s first professional-grade, optically correct 3D eyewear on the market, and non-polarized outdoor eyewear with properties that allow for optimized visual performance with digital displays while shielding the eyes from the sun. GUNNAR is a privately held company headquartered in Carlsbad, California. Investors include Peter Thiel, 50 Cent, Carl Zeiss Vision and Monster, Inc., among others. For more information, visit www.gunnars.com.

If you would like to apply to become a GUNNAR distributor or reseller, please visit: http://www.gunnars.com/international/distributorapplication/

GUNNAR, the GUNNAR logo, and i-AMP are registered trademarks of GUNNAR Optiks, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies. Copyright 2010. GUNNAR Optiks, LLC. All rights reserved.

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