Tinley Park safety eyewear maker gets $1.3M funding

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Eyelation Inc. announced Wednesday it received $1.3 million in funding from the Chicago-based angel investing group IrishAngels.

The Tinley Park-based maker of safety eyewear will use to money to expand its network of kiosks at manufacturing plants around the U.S. The company has partnered with Honeywell.

The Eyelation kiosks let factory workers order prescription eyewear at their worksite and the system helps employers with monitoring and compliance.

“We are incredibly excited to have the IrishAngels group as a key investor in our company. As Eyelation continues to grow, we value having good people around us that want to help drive success. We have been fortunate in that regard and look forward to a bright future,” founder and CEO Bradley Kirshner said in a prepared statement.

IrishAngels, which is affiliated with the University of Notre Dame, invests in early stage companies nationwide.

Eyelation was founded in 2009.

h/t chicagobusiness.com

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