Marcolin, a leading group in eyewear, finalized 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 creations – including the Silmo d’Or award – Ic! Berlin carries 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 organization approximately 140 employees located at the Berlin headquarters, and manufacturing plant.
The acquisition is part of Marcolin’s strategy of enhancing its expertise in metal manufacturing and broadening its luxury portfolio, a segment with huge potential, while also strengthening its market positioning in key areas, such as Asia and Europe.