Luxottica Retail North America Inc. will eliminate 80 jobs at its manufacturing facility in West Chester, the company said Tuesday. The Mason-based division of Luxottica Group will relocate its local lens finishing operations to a newer and more technologically advanced facility in Columbus beginning April 16.

The displaced associates will be given the opportunity to apply for jobs at the Columbus facility. Those who choose not to gain employment there will receive severance and job placement support. Read the full story at Cincinnati.com (news.cincinnati.com/article/20100209/BIZ01/2100349/Luxottica+closing+West+Chester+plant