Designer eyewear experts Warby Parker opening $15 million optical lab, 128 jobs in Sloatsburg

SLOATSBURG – Warby Parker, the designer eyewear  producer, will create 128 jobs over the next five years in a brand-new 34,000-square-foot lab in Sloatsburg, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer’s office announced Wednesday.

The new $15 million optical lab — where the company will primarily perform lens finishing — will be Warby Parker’s first expansion into the region.The company will covert an existing building at 150 Route 17 into the lab, which is across the street from Auntie El’s Farm Market.

The Manhattan-based company will also retain more than 250 jobs at its New York City headquarters as well as an additional 130 jobs at New York retail locations, Schumer said. Check for Warby Parker jobs here.

Warby Park has 31 retail locations across the United States, five of which are in New York City.

READ MORE of this story at lohud/The Journal News. Photo courtesy of Warby Parker.

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