The manufacturers of colored contact lenses, QUALIMED, have moved to new headquarters in Gallarate (VA/Italy), a building of over 3,000 square meters, of which 1,000 is designated for production, functional to further develop the business and production "for third parties". The location was selected “to reflect the company's values and market leadership, with bright and large offices, designed to optimize synergies between the different work areas and improve efficiency.” "I invested heavily in the new headquarters because I wanted it to be functional and innovative,” says Tereza Uhrova, CEO & Founder, QUALIMED. “I am convinced that space affects working methods as well as relationships and productivity", she commented. Uhrova describes the distinctive key assets of the company as including strong segment expertise, high lens quality and competitive time-to-market. Qualimed aims to increase its sales volume by more than 50% by the end of 2025, from nearly 3 million to more than 4,500,000 colored contact lenses sold each year. “The move to the new headquarters will allow us to achieve the growth objectives we have set for the next few years and to better meet the needs of our customers. The important investments in the production area and in the tools for controlling the optical power and geometry of the lenses will allow us to further raise the quality of our service and our lenses. Investments will be made in R&D for the creation of new geometries, new colours and materials. The company objectives are also aimed at certifying all products according to the new European MDR regulation by 2023”, added Uhrova. The official inauguration of the company headquarters is scheduled to take place before the end of the year.