Our Story

How it all began

1972

It all started when he bought a pair of glasses and the store told him to clean them with soap

1974

In 1974 Kleargo was a part-time project for Gerald Lefebvre was operating out of his garage.

1979

An opportunity with Fouad Farhats new line of Spanish frames and Renaissance Eyewear for their Yves St. Laurent products led

1980

In the Early 80’s Gerald Lefebvre devoted his full energy to Kleargo and grew the product line.

1988

Marc Lefebvre brought his importing and exporting skills to the table, that permitted Kleargo to improve the suppliers base and

1990

Kleargo became an authorized 3M distributor for the Canadian market and later on in 2009 for the U.S

1992

Kleargo launched its first 12-page catalogue introducing in it one of Kleargo’s most successful lines that became its specialty Silicone

1994

Kleargo launched its own anti-reflection lens cleaner brand LUNETTOYEUR.     The growth of the eyeglass cleaner line continued and

1994

After expanding the product line in 1992 by adding screw drivers, bridges, RX swim goggles, reading glasses, silicone and vinyl

1996

Kleargo moved from being a basment operation in 1992 to 1300 sq. ft. office and warehouse and in 1996 to

1997

Kleargo became the Canadian distributor for OMS Neutralizer, UV Protect, Markaway, ZeroFog and the Ultrasonic Cleaner. Also expanded the product

1998

Gerald Lefebvre retires knowing that he left his company in good hands with his son Marc Lefebvre.

2001

In 2001 Kleargo purchased its on warehouse and office building and doubled the space in 2011.

2005

Kleargo became the distributor of BPI products ranging from tints, lens treatments to laboratory equipment.

2008

In 2008 Kleargo opens its first U.S. based office in Texas and became the Canadian distributor for the Clic readers.

2009

Kleargo gained distribution rights for the Solar Shield brand, a line of fit over sunglasses and later moved to Haven

2012

CouCou readers are one of the most successful reading glasses in Kleargo’s portfolio due to their innovative flexible light weight