Federgruppi Ottica, an Italian federation of buying groups, has gained a new member – Rome-based Free Optik. Its 200 members take Federgruppi Ottica to a total of 1,500 opticians affiliated to its six member groups. Alongside the newcomer, these are Argo Vision, Gruppo Opto In, Ottici Associati, Oxo Italia and Prontottica.