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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.

Elcam padding materials: high quality for guaranteed comfort
Elcam, a company specialized in the production and transformation of padding materials, boasts one of the most complex productions with technologically advanced machinery and systems.

Always attentive to innovations, the company uses high quality materials that have allowed it to count among its customers the most prestigious names in the sector worldwide.

The Research & Development department is committed to creating innovative products in order to best meet the needs of customers. Among its successful products we find Solotex, SoloFlex, SoloSoff and Waterproof, the water-repellent fabric exclusively for Elcam.

Greenguard certified quality

Respect for the environment is also a fundamental objective for Elcam. The company recently obtained a new certification called Greenguard, which is issued by UL Environment, a unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories).
This certification indicates the products and materials that release low chemical emissions, in order to improve the quality of the air in which these products are used. The protection of staff health, the use of natural or eco-compatible raw materials, the selection of processing waste, which are then used to generate technologically advanced by-products, are the result of years of research.


Solotex ©: high performance elastic padding

An innovative product of the latest generation, Solotex © is an elastic padding which, thanks to the shape memory, can give the seats and backs excellent comfort, microclimate and bearing capacity.

Non-deformable, anatomical and voluminous are the characteristics that distinguish this elastic, ventilated, flexible and soft product. Solotex © guarantees performances of remarkable durability, elasticity, lightness and great breathability. It is also a sustainable product: as it is made from polyester fibers, it can be recycled.

Soloflex: an extremely versatile product

SoloFlex is a product with superior characteristics of bearing capacity and durability. It is available in different composition percentages (Memory + Solotex) and in the fireproof version BS 5852. SoloFlex is an extremely versatile padding material: it can in fact be used both for backrests and for seats and armrests.

SoloSoff: softness, smoothness and comfort

Among Elcam's innovative products there is also SoloSoff, a microfiber which, thanks to a fine and preformed denier, offers softness, smoothness and comfort. SoloSoff is recommended to obtain the same performance as feathers and down. It is available in the fireproof version BS 5852.


WATERPROOF: the perfect waterproof fabric for outdoor use

The water-repellent WATERPROOF fabric, exclusively for Elcam, is used for the entire outdoor production. It is a guaranteed, tested fabric, resistant to water and atmospheric agents in general, easy to maintain, of excellent quality and long lasting.

Its particular processing makes the WATERPROOF product a leader in the outdoor market, also giving it the exclusive right of registered trademark.

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