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Furnishing Idea is the portal dedicated to the furniture and furnishing industry, designed to bring together different professionals such as architects, designers, carpenters, furniture makers and manufacturers active in the furniture market who represent the reference point in terms of innovation and quality of the product offered. On the other hand, the portal aims to provide a valid information service focused on products, projects, events and fairs and everything that revolves around the world of components, semi-finished products and accessories for the furniture industry.


The portal is divided into different sections where you can explore the different products according to different categories, get in touch with manufacturers, download catalogues to keep up with industry trends and watch videos of interviews with the best professionals and manufacturers.


In the articles section you can find all the information about the most innovative product technologies, such as furniture materials, furniture accessories and systems, furniture machinery, furniture hardware, manufactured by manufacturers with a solid experience in the field. In the companies section there is an overview of the manufacturers registered on our portal, divided by product category, where you can contact us for any request. Our portal also has a special catalogues section to allow professionals and operators in the sector to view in a practical way all the catalogues relating to the various products (furniture hardware, upholstery materials, furniture paints, etc.). In addition, to allow easy consultation of the products, our portal has reserved a product section, organized by categories, where you can find out about the technical characteristics, materials and functionality of each product. The video section, on the other hand, presents numerous video interviews given by professionals and manufacturers that report news, insights and informative content on the best technologies in the sector.


In addition, to keep you constantly informed you can also consult our Journal section which contains all the Furnishing Idea magazines dedicated to the furniture and furnishing industry, such as the edition dedicated to Sicam or Interzum, two of the most important trade fairs in the sector. The magazines can be consulted from the portal or easily downloadable in pdf format.


Thanks to the trust placed in us by many manufacturers, our portal is now recognized both nationally and internationally. In fact, there are already many internationally recognized and established companies in the sector, including the AIPEF group (Italian Flexible Expanded Polyurethanes Companies) which promotes scientific information on the use of flexible polyurethane foam in the sectors in which it is used.

At Sicam 2019 a large, qualified and international presence
The eleventh edition of Sicam, the International Exhibition of Components, Accessories and Semi-finished Products for the Furniture Industry, ended on Friday 18 October with the presence of the most qualified professionals of the sector from all over the world in Pordenone for four days.
Also this year the event registered a significant consolidation in numbers and value: more than 8,000 companies were in fact visiting the exhibition interested in technology and design products presented by more than six hundred exhibitors distributed in the ten pavilions.
The high rate of internationality of the event was confirmed once again: 27% of the companies exhibiting at the fair came from 32 foreign countries, while 69% of the visitors came from Italy and 31% from abroad from 109 countries. Among these, Germany and China were the most represented countries, two markets in various capacities, international leaders in the production of furniture for different market segments. There was also a large influx from Central and Eastern European countries, with Russia and Ukraine in the lead; there was also a strong increase from North Africa and the countries of the Middle and Far East, and Iran in particular.

Exhibitors at Sicam 2019

Also this year in Pordenone many of the major top players of components and accessories, with their innovative solutions, original proposals, ideas and technologies. But Sicam is also home to many small and medium Italian companies of accessories and components, real excellence of Made in Italy that find in Pordenone an interesting showcase to present themselves to the international furniture industry and activate new collaborations.
Once again this year, four days of trouble-free business, thanks to the efficiency of the trade fair organisation, which has been meticulously organised as always.
The indicator that most of all certifies the value that the industry recognizes to Sicam is the rate of confirmation of participation of exhibiting companies from around the world: “This year was 93%, with companies of the highest level - said Carlo Giobbi, organizer of Sicam - in Pordenone always prevails the quality of attendance and exposure, which is the direct reason for the quality and high rate of international participation from the demand side.


Sicam: materials and technologies for the international furniture industry

In October every year Sicam becomes a source of inspiration for the international furniture industry: key players, designers, interior designers and professionals come to discover new products and learn about innovative materials that can meet the growing needs of the market.
The research on materials at industrial level aims today to propose a new product, more flexible, safe, efficient, easy to maintain and above all sustainable.
Another fundamental element in the products presented at Sicam is design, the continuous search for beauty combined with functionality. Design is becoming an increasingly important factor, essential for developing a new generation of products that, in the name of aesthetic pleasantness, at the same time respond to the dictates of the most advanced circular economy: efficiency, less use of energy in production, use of sustainable materials and recyclability.
The next edition of Sicam will also be held in Pordenone from 13 to 16 October 2020.




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