Safilo Group announced the acquisition of a further 24.4 percent interest in Lenti, its exclusive supplier of sun lenses located in Bergamo. The purchase expands Safilo's stake in the company to 100 percent. Lenti was founded in 1995 through the collaboration of several optical production specialists, led by Marco Negri, and Safilo. With Lenti, Safilo says it will be in a position to use unique and advanced processes and technologies for the development and production of decorated lenses and other types of sun lenses. As with its other manufacturing sites, it's investing in people, tools, machinery and processes at Lenti to raise the levels of innovation, quality, capacity and time-to-market.