MAKEFAST ITALIA s.r.l. officially opened its office in Spring 2015. From here, the Italian customers receive support and the products of the British company Makefast Ltd. are distributed in Italy. Makefast Ltd., that owns the majority of the shares, is a renowned manufacturer of marine accessories and safety components used by the world's leading yacht manufacturers since 1978.
Located in Imola (BO), in the business center Torre Molini, not far from the highway exit, Optima Marine stands in a perfect position to meet the needs of the Italian nautical market nautical Italian.
The opening ceremony was held on April 14th, 2015, at the presence of the Councillo to trade, culture and tourism of the Municipality of Imola Mrs. Elisabetta Marchetti, the CEO of Makefast Ltd. and Optima Marine s.r.l. Thomas William Brown and the Technical Manager of Optima Marine Filippo Placuzzi, as well as customers, journalists and many guests also from the UK.
"The establishment of Optima Marine - said on that occasion Thomas William Brown - is a further step in the affirmation of our products in Italy, a country so well renowned for its well-deserved reputation for the design and style, concretely demonstrated in yachts built here. We are also happy to have located our headquarters in Imola, beautiful town in Romagna with a great vocation to welcoming and that really made us feel "at home"".
In March 2016, MAKEFAST ITALIA s.r.l., together with the celebration of the first year of business, has also been able to proudly announce its entrance into NAUTICA ITALIANA, the association affiliated with Altagamma Foundation that brings together the Italian nautical excellence.