Protective Eyewear Maker Wiley X Opens New HQ, Plans First Flagship Store in Frisco

Veteran-founded Wiley X has been providing premium protective eyewear to the U.S. military since its founding as a family-owned company in 1987. It built its new HQ in Frisco from the ground up, relocating from its former home in Livermore, California.

A family-owned global maker of premium protective eyewear has opened a new 65,000-square-foot state-of-the-art headquarters in Frisco.

Wiley X made the announcement as it celebrates its 35th anniversary. Previously, Wiley X’s headquarters was in Livermore, California.

“What a great way to celebrate 35 years in business,” Wiley X co-owner Dan Freeman said in a statement. “We’re excited to get to work in Texas and thankful for all the support we’ve received here.”

Customers include the military and law enforcement, as well as outdoorspeople

[Photo: Wiley X/Twitter]

Wiley X said that Frisco is an ideal location for Wiley X for many reasons. Like much of Texas, Frisco is home to a large population of military veterans, the company said.

Wiley X is veteran-founded and has been providing premium protective eyewear to the U.S. military since its founding in 1987. The company said it has a long history of providing eye protection for outdoorsmen and women who hunt, fish, and shoot, along with government and first responder networks.

Thanking the Frisco EDC

“We are beyond thrilled to open the doors to our new headquarters,” co-owner Myles Freeman said in a statement. “The city of Frisco and the Frisco Economic Development Corp. have been so welcoming to us.”

The company said the facility at 15755 Preston Road has everything it needs to run its expanding global business: from a large production, assembly, and warehouse space to a sophisticated and expanded testing facility for safety certifications, as well as all the necessary administrative and office space.

First-ever flagship Wiley X retail store

The building features the first-ever Wiley X flagship retail store, which will open in 2024 for local customers, resellers across the nation, and Wiley X fans from around the world.

The company said that Frisco also provides Wiley X with a large talent pool and the centralized location within the U.S. creates distribution and shipping efficiencies.

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