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BVI Expands IOL Capacity with New Facility in Belgium

BVI ribbon cutting

July 19, 2023

LIÈGE, Belgium – BVI Medical Inc. has opened a new facility here to increase its intraocular lens (IOL) production capacity. This results in a sizeable increase in BVI’s IOL production capacity, unlocking new growth opportunities. The diversified global ophthalmic device company is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

In line with BVI’s commitment to efficiency, sustainability, and compliance, the new facility was designed to optimize delivery and involved a comprehensive process review aimed at increasing yield and efficiency. BVI also prioritized environmental considerations and implemented various measures to minimize carbon footprint.

This facility further enlarged BVI’s integrated IOL research and development (R&D) and manufacturing capabilities. The integrated R&D and manufacturing installation promotes collaboration, efficient product development and production, and accelerated time to market.

“I commend our team who drove this significant capital expansion project. Their unwavering commitment to excellence has been instrumental in tripling our IOL production capacity whilst in parallel deploying cutting-edge, proprietary precision-molded optics to the highest quality standards,” said Shervin Korangy, BVI President and CEO.


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