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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.

Materials for padding Elcam: innovative products with high quality standards

Elcam, a company specialized in the production and transformation of upholstery materials, started its activity in the '70s in Brianza. Understanding the technical evolution in the field of upholstery, Elcam has been able to combine the experience in the production of cushions in feather, the use of polyurethane foam and polyester fiber wadding for the realization of products for furniture and not.
The search for innovative materials and technologically sophisticated machinery and the high quality standards of production and processing are the main features of the company that boasts among its customers the most prestigious names in the industry worldwide.
Among the most innovative products we mention Solotex, SoloFlex, SoloSoff and Waterproof.


Solotex©: last generation elastic padding

An innovative product of the latest generation, Solotex© is an elastic padding that, thanks to its shape memory, gives seats and backrests of upholstered furniture an excellent comfort, microclimate and lift.  A material with excellent non-deformability, anatomicality and volume, an elastic, ventilated, flexible and soft product. Solotex© guarantees performance of remarkable durability, elasticity, lightness and great breathability. Due to its polyester fiber-based nature, Solotex© can be recycled.


Soloflex: an extremely versatile product

Elcam offers blends of different materials, both natural and synthetic. These blends are carefully studied to obtain padding with unique technical characteristics that guarantee personalized comfort according to the customer's needs. SoloFlex is a product with superior lift and durability characteristics. It is available in different percentages of composition (Memory + Solotex) and in the fire retardant version BS 5852.  SoloFlex is extremely versatile: it can be used both for backrests and for seats and armrests.


SoloSoff: softness, fluffiness and comfort

Another innovative product of Elcam is SoloSoff, a microfiber that, thanks to a fine denier and preformed, offers softness, fluffiness and comfort.  SoloSoff is able to achieve the same performance as feathers and down. It is available in the flame retardant version BS 5852.


Waterproof®: the water-repellent fabric specifically for outdoor use

Outdoor is an increasingly important sector within the furniture industry. Waterproof® is a water-repellent fabric, exclusively for Elcam, specifically designed for 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 Waterproof® leader in the outdoor market, giving it also the exclusive registered trademark.

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Elcam padding materials: comfort, softness, bearing capacity and durability over time

Innovative materials and technologically sophisticated machinery to be able to satisfy customer needs in the best possible way
Category: Padding materials , Transformers for padding materials
Publication date: 14/12/2022
Company: Elcam Srl

Elcam padding materials: innovation and quality to guarantee maximum comfort

Innovative products with high performance in order to best meet the needs of customers
Category: Padding materials , Transformers for padding materials
Publication date: 19/10/2022
Company: Elcam Srl

Elcam padding materials: high quality for guaranteed comfort

Innovative and sustainable products in order to best meet customer needs
Category: Padding materials
Publication date: 22/06/2022
Company: Elcam Srl

Elcam upholstery materials: innovation in the service of comfort

Carefully designed products for padding with specific technical characteristics for every need
Category: Padding materials
Publication date: 12/05/2021
Company: Elcam Srl

Elcam: a large production of high quality cushions

Research into innovative materials and technologically advanced machinery
Category: Padding materials
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Company: Elcam Srl

Cinelli Piume e Piumini: quality padding solutions for sofas

The company, ever greener, gets a new certification
Category: Feather Padding
Publication date: 30/07/2018
Company: Cinelli Piume e Piumini Srl

The installation of Poliuretano-è at FuoriSalone Milano 2018

Exploring the qualities of polyurethane in the world of design
Category: Flexible polyurethane foam
Publication date: 24/04/2018

Elcam proposes Solotex©: an elastic stuffing with high performances

An innovative, elastic, ventilated, flexible and soft product
Category: Padding materials , Transformers for padding materials
Publication date: 16/06/2017
Company: Elcam Srl