R&D and Manufacturing Facilities

Eye Research

Dedicated Worldwide Team

Alcon’s state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing facilities can be found in countries across the world.

Research & Development Facilities

More than 2,000 people worldwide are dedicated to Alcon Research & Development, and are collectively working to advance future innovations in eye care.

Contact Lenses and Lens Care Products

  • Duluth, Georgia
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Grosswallstadt, Germany

Surgical Equipment and Devices

  • Aliso Viejo, California
  • Erlangen, Germany
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Irvine, California
  • Mississauga, Canada
  • Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Pharmaceuticals

  • Fort Worth, Texas

Manufacturing and Distribution Sites

Nearly 12,000 individuals manufacture Alcon products around the world. Our manufacturing and distribution facilities are categorized by eye care products, with sites dedicated to the manufacturing of surgical equipment and devices, pharmaceuticals, and contact lenses and lens care products.

Contact Lenses and Lens Care Products

  • Batam, Indonesia
  • Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Duluth, Georgia
  • Grosswallstadt, Germany
  • Johor, Malaysia
  • Mississauga, Canada
  • Singapore

Surgical Equipment and Devices

  • Aliso Viejo, California
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Cork, Ireland
  • Cummings, Georgia
  • Erlangen, Germany
  • Houston, Texas
  • Huntington, West Virginia
  • Irvine, California
  • Neve Ilan, Israel
  • Puurs, Belgium
  • Schaffhausen, Switzerland
  • Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania

Pharmaceuticals

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Kaysersberg, France
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Mississauga, Canada
  • Puurs, Belgium
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Singapore

Enhancing Sight.
Enhancing Lives.

“Developing new products that truly deliver on unmet patient needs is the focus of everything we do in Alcon R&D.”

– Sabri Markabi, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Research and Development, Alcon 

Positioned to Deliver Global Eye Care

Our global operations include cutting-edge facilities across more than 75 countries around the world. SEE OUR LOCATIONS

Community engagement

Alcon Associates Give Back

Many of our associates, located in 75 countries worldwide, volunteer in their local communities. SEE HOW