Driven by a worldwide brand recognition and with international corporate locations and design hubs in major cities worldwide,
FGX International has a global presence and continues to expand into new markets.

Corporate Headquarters: Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA.

Subsidiaries: FGXI has offices and headquarters in New York City, Toronto, Mexico City, Shenzhen (China).

FGX International has sales, marketing and distribution operations across Europe.

European subsidiaries location.

  • Stoke on Trent (UK)
  • Chessington (UK)
  • Milan (Italy)
  • Kiel (Germany)
  • Kungälv (Sweden)

Our brands have made FGX International an established leader in non-prescription eyewear, while our products, support and infrastructure have created a large and loyal base of consumers and retail partners around the world.


FGX International embraces the mission of the Essilor Group “improving lives by improving sight” by developing and proposing eyewear collections aimed at ensuring visual comfort and protecting the eyes. FGX International participates in a number of programs designed to provide support to organizations dedicated to improving our way of life, on a local and national level.

At the glance

+90 years of expertise and passion in the eyewear industry
+55 countries commercial presence

Foster Grant: #1 brand in the US for pairs of sunglasses sold

About Essilor

In 2010, FGX International was acquired by Essilor International (Charenton-le-Pont, France) the world leader in ophthalmic optical products. For 170 years the Essilor Group has put its expertise at the service of good vision in designing, manufacturing and distributing ophthalmic lenses and equipment for eye care professionals. For more information, visit: