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India’s Titan eyewear division to ramp up Bangalore unit

The eyewear division of Titan Industries Ltd is expanding its lens manufacturing unit in Chikkaballapur, Bangalore. The company is also planning to more than double its Titan Eye Plus multibrand eyewear shops to 500 from the current 204 in next couple of years.

"The capacity of the Bangalore facility will be increased to another 400-500 lens a day in another two to three months," said Jagannath N, head – manufacturing and supply chain management, eyewear division, Titan Industries Ltd.

The Indian company, which announced setting up of its lens manufacturing unit in Bangalore with an investment of INR12 crore (INR120 million, USD2.41m) in 2010, currently has a capacity to produce around 1,000 lens a day.