Essilor breaks ground on new corporate campus

May 15, 2006

Farmers Branch, TX-Corporate, state, and local officialsjoined together recently to break ground on Essilor of America'snew U.S. corporate campus. Development of the campus is planned asa 5-year process. Phase one will redevelop existing structures andconstruct new buildings to create 270,000 square feet of space.

Farmers Branch, TX-Corporate, state, and local officials joined together recently to break ground on Essilor of America's new U.S. corporate campus. Development of the campus is planned as a 5-year process. Phase one will redevelop existing structures and construct new buildings to create 270,000 square feet of space.

Pictured during the groundbreaking event are (from left): Linda Burns, Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce; Linda Groomer, city manager, Farmers Branch; Charlie Bird, mayor pro tem, Farmers Branch; Junie Smith, council member, Farmers Branch; Bob Phelps, mayor, Farmers Branch; and Laurent Vacherot, president, Essilor of America.