Kelvin Lenses Limited

Denton, Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

1940s - proprietor R.K. Watson, designed a lens with a conical transition using an elaborate manufacturing set-up using metal moulds; Kelvin introduced contact lenses to Holland, Belgium and parts of Scandinavia; factory located in Denton, Manchester, England, the UK's largest manufacturer of corneal lenses using moulding techniques rather than lathes.