Farida has inaugurated a second factory in Scandicci, within a leather district six km southwest of Florence. Its other manufacturing facility in Chiusi, also in Tuscany, will remain operational. The new factory in Scandicci will focus on prototype development, sample items and special productions, such as those required by the designers of partner brands. The factory in Chiusi has a staff of 35, while the new factory in Scandicci has a staff of five, with plans to reach 20 employees over the next two years.