Marcolinfinalized the acquisition of ic! berlin GmbH, an independent eyewear manufacturer established in Berlin in 1996.
A multi-award-winning company for the design of its creationsic! berlincarries out in-house design, prototyping, manufacturing and assembling of its luxury sunglasses and optical frames.Marcolin takes full control of the Company,integrating within its organizationapproximately 140 employeeslocated at the Berlin headquarters, and manufacturing plant, and in two subsidiaries in Japan and United States.
The acquisition is part of Marcolin’s strategy ofenhancing its expertiseinmetal manufacturingandbroadening its luxury portfolio,a segment with huge potential,while also strengthening its market positioning in key areas,such as Asia and Europe.
ic! berlin officially becomes one of Marcolin’s house brands, along with WEB EYEWEAR, strengthening a strategic segment for the company.