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Business Highlights: HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing


Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, HVHC is the parent company for an integrated vision solutions company with three main lines of business including Davis Vision, which provides managed vision care benefits, Visionworks, with more than 650 retail optical stores and HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing, which fabricates eyewear and is the focus here.

The fourth largest finisher of lenses in the U.S., HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing comprises five state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratories where it fabricated more than 4.6 million pairs of eyeglasses for Visionworks and Davis Vision customers in 2014. The labs are located in New York, Pennsylvania and Texas, with two distribution centers located in Texas. Approximately 1,000 associates, both union and non-union, support the manufacturing and distribution operations.

HVHC's overarching goal in 2014 was to continue to strive for customer service excellence by focusing on people and process. "People are the foundation of our business," said John Kay, executive vice president of HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing. "And we want to provide the right tools and processes to engage our associates and continue to achieve the highest level of quality for our customers."

Among HVHC's business highlights in 2014 were raising the bar on quality in labs; building a new Richland Hills, Texas, facility, which incorporates the latest technologies; and increasing recognition of people as the foundation to success.

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Fast Fact

4.6 million eyeglasses

In 2014, HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing custom-made more than 4.6 million pairs of eyeglasses for its Visionworks and Davis Vision customers.

Awards & Recognition


HVHC Manufacturing & Distribution Facilities ISO accredited

Newtown Square, Pa., and Plainview, N.Y., facilities are ISO 9001:2008 accredited.


HVHC's Five Manufacturing Labs Meet Ball Drop Requirements

All five HVHC manufacturing facilities are certified compliant to FDA Drop Ball requirements under 21 CFR 801:410 by Practical Engineering LLC.

From your eyes

"HVHC has successfully integrated its associates and the most advanced technology to achieve new heights in customer satisfaction."

Gary Arnold
Integrated Peak Solutions
San Antonio, Texas

In our words

"Excellent customer service and satisfaction is our consistent focus. We fabricate the eyeglasses that our customers will depend on every day to literally see them through."

John Kay
Executive Vice President
HVHC Inc. Distribution & Manufacturing