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Italian Safety Eyewear Company, Univet Appoints RONCO as Their North American Representative

Concord, Canada, August 17, 2014 --( Univet Optical Technologies, Italy has selected RONCO to be their partner to bring award-winning protective eyewear line to North America.

Univet is an award-winning Italian designer and manufacturer of eye protection products for industrial, healthcare and laser markets. Univet has been recognized as the 2014 winner of European Frost and Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership. This award recognizes companies that have developed a pioneering technology that not only enhances their current products but also enables the development of newer products and applications.

Mr. Paolo Poretsi, President, Univet Optical Technologies said, “RONCO’s company philosophy is in line with ours and we are very happy to announce this strategic partnership. We have invested heavily in R&D to come up with unique technologies that differentiates Univet from competition. We are confident that RONCO is the right company to represent us and together we will be able to simulate the success we have had in Europe across all of North America.”

Founded in 1997, Univet is headquartered in Northern Italy in Rezzato near Milan and exports its products to more than 40 countries across the globe. Univet is the only company in the world that offers such a diverse range of magnification systems and safety eyewear suited for varied applications across a myriad of industries. Successfully combining style with safety, Univet’s range of safety glasses offer a unique combination of comfort, fashion and protection.

The company is known for bringing unique technologies to the optical industry; SoftPad being one such innovation. SoftPad is a special type of terminal attached to the safety glasses to provide perfect wearability to users for supporting a comfortable and stable fit.

Univet’s NEXXT line of products are ergonomically designed for users to be able to combine more than one PPE for a comfortable and secure fit. The ZeroNoise Safety Glasses are designed for perfect interaction with ear muffs while the Nexxt Generation Goggles are perfectly compatible with half masks.

Mr. Ron Pecchioli, President, RONCO commented, “I am very proud that Univet has selected us to represent them across North America. I am very excited about this new venture and the opportunities that this strategic partnership will bring for both our companies. Univet’s technology along with innovations like the SoftPad and Nexxt Products will revolutionize the safety eyewear industry. No longer will users have to sacrifice comfort for safety. Univet will provide them with both.”

Univet products will be available across North America through RONCO’s authorized distribution network. For more information on Univet products, please contact RONCO at 905.660.6700 or send an email to

Univet by Ronco will be participating in the NSC show at San Diego from September 15 – 17 2014. Come visit Univet at Booth #4653 and experience first-hand the latest innovation in safety eyewear segment.

About Univet: Univet is specialized in the design and manufacture of industrial, medical, and laser safety eyewear together with magnification systems devised for the surgical and dental sector. Among the first companies to introduce the concept of sport and design eyewear into the safety field, Univet has developed products that are unique for their comfort and style. The thorough ergonomic study of frames is combined with extreme care about design and technology for a fresh conception of comfort and style.

Innovative and up-to-date, Univet stands out for its dynamism on the international stage; branches in France and North America and field offices all over the world have joined the Italian headquarter, that nowadays exports its products to more than sixty countries.

About RONCO: Established in 1996, Ronco is a world class manufacturer of safety products. With a focus on consistent quality and outstanding customer service, RONCO has developed a strong presence across Canada for delivering Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) solutions for Hand, Head and Body, targeting the food, healthcare and industrial sectors.

RONCO is the first glove manufacturer in North America to obtain ISO 22000 certification for Food Safety Management Systems.
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Vani Kshattriya
905-660-6700 Ext. 275

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