(AGI) Venice, Oct 13 - Italian eyewear manufacturers MarcolinGroup and Montblanc International announced on Tuesday theearly renewal of the licensing contract for the design,production and distribution worldwide of prescription glassesand sunglasses for Montblanc. The two firms began began workingtogether in 2001 and now have a solid partnership. "Montblancis a prestigious world luxury brand, in keeping with thehistory and an "atelier" attitude that has always characterisedour company. We are very pleased to be able to renew thelicensing contract between Marcolin and Montblanc," said Marconi CEO Giovanni Zoppas. The Italian group "has been anexcellent partner and we are glad to announce the renewal ofour collaboration. We are enthusiastic about continuing to worktogether to further develop our business in this major sector,"added Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc International. (AGI).