September 19, 2012

ALDEN OPTICAL ACQUIRES NEW MANUFACTURING FACILITY
Ensures Accommodation of Increased Demand

Alden Optical, Inc., manufacturer of custom + specialty soft and GP contact lenses, announced today that it has acquired a new manufacturing facility in Western New York. This 14,000 square foot facility will significantly increase the production capacity as the company continues to grow in the custom+ specialty segment. The company plans to consolidate all manufacturing and administration activities in the new facility by late 2012. “We’ve been fortunate to see increased growth in both our core HP Toric design and NovaKone, our new soft lens for keratoconus. This new facility provides both the square footage and efficient layout to meet growing demand for these and new products through the foreseeable future” states Tom Shone, President, Alden Optical.

Alden Optical (www.aldenoptical.com) was established in 1969 by Charles "Pat" Creighton, OD. The company has enjoyed a long reputation for manufacturing premium specialty and custom made-to-order soft and gas permeable contact lenses while offering unparalleled customer service.

Alden Optical was established in 1969 by Charles "Pat" Creighton, OD. The company has enjoyed a long reputation for manufacturing premium specialty and custom made-to-order soft and gas permeable contact lenses while offering unparalleled customer service.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Alden Optical
Phone: 800-253-3669
Email: info@aldenoptical.com