Groundbreaking technology puts Exeter store at the forefront of country’s opticians


Specsavers Exeter has put itself among the country’s leading eco-conscious opticians with the purchase of a £100,000 groundbreaking machine.

The forward-thinking Exeter opticians are the first among the nation’s Specsavers stores to invest in the specialised EasyFit Trend lens-edging machine, which can save up to one million litres of water a year.

Store director Emma Denham says: ‘We’re so pleased to have purchased this machine, enabling us to maintain our place among the country’s innovative opticians.

‘The machine means we can be kinder to the planet by saving so much water, as well as providing lenses that are more precise than before.

‘This state-of-the-art technology means we can even cut prescription lenses for sports frames, which will be so important to a wide range of local sports-lovers.’

The EasyFit Trend machine recently won the Silmo d’Or award in Paris in the material/equipment category, as well as the Vision Plus Award in Dubai for the ‘Most outstanding product’.

Richard Barker, technical sales manager at Mainline Optical Connections Ltd, agent for the machine’s Italian manufactures, says: ‘Specsavers Exeter are the first within the multinational Specsavers group to order this latest technology.

‘With their pioneering approach, they are benefiting customers, the environment and themselves.

‘This is because the EasyFit Trend machine saves time for staff by doing away with several inspection processes, as well as reducing work space and speeding up delivery time of the glasses.’

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