Lenstec (Barbados) Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lenstec Corporation, a US-based medical device company serving the global ophthalmic surgical market. In 1995 the company established its sole global manufacturing and production unit in Barbados,starting with just four employees. Today, with over 250 people on staff and a state-of-the-art facility, Lenstec (Barbados) designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of intraocularlens (IOL) implants and lens injection systems to more than 60 countries around the world.
Traded on both the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges, Gildan Activewear is one of the world's largest vertically integrated manufacturers of apparel and socks, controlling almost every step in the process, from raw materials to finished garments. The Barbados office was established inJanuary 1999.
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