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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.

SCM at Xylexpo 2018: cutting-edge technological solutions

SCM, leader in technologies for the second woodworking, will participate also this year at Xylexpo, the international biennial of technologies and supplies for the wood and furniture industry, to be held at Fiera Milano-Rho from 8 to 12 May 2018.
The “Gruppo di Rimini”, thanks to the excellent results achieved over the past two years, confirms its strong interest in the Italian and European markets.
“Xylexpo will be for SCM one of the key international events to present technological innovation at the highest levels - said Luigi De Vito, SCM Division and Group Sales & Marketing Director. - Having reliable, integrated and competitive production systems in an economic recovery environment will prove to be strategic and decisive both for large industrial groups and for the entire supply chain. SCM has always been a solid and reliable partner for the entire wood technology sector, with this clear mission our presence will be expressed through the widest range of solutions able to work and interact according to the Industry 4.0 logics “.
On an exhibition area of ​​over 3,000 square meters, inside Hall 2, SCM will present its new digital systems: products and services made possible by a capillary collection and analysis of data, which allow a control of the quality and quantity of production, from the technological and IT development of the individual machines to their ability to operate in cells and cell systems.


Technological innovation at the Scm Digital Days

Some of these cutting-edge art digital solutions were previewed at the Scm Digital Days event, which took place from 25 to 27 January at the Scm Technology Center in Rimini. Over 2500 visitors, from customers and distributors in the wood and furniture sector, coming from all over the world, were able to preview the new production technologies related to the digital evolution and Industry 4.0: among these the new last operator panel generation, multi-function, wide-screen and multi-touch (Eye-M), the innovative remote assistance and maintenance system with augmented reality glasses (Maestro Smartech), the powerful Maestro Suite, complete software system for all types and processing methods, the Integrated Cell Simulation system in 3D Virtual Reality (Maestro Xplore) and other digital solutions that improve the man-machine relationship, simplifying and speeding up production processes more and more.
The management of technological solutions by software has now become a fundamental aspect of production. Precisely for this SCM has made in these years significant investments in the sector to provide its customers with cutting-edge products, but characterized by a great ease of use, thanks to a simple and intuitive interface.


Xylexpo 2018: a quality fair in a growing market

An international appointment where the protagonist is technological innovation
Category: Fairs
Publication date: 25/01/2018

Category: Industry news
Publication date: 29/12/2017
Company: SCM GROUP S.p.A.

Category: Economy and marketing
Publication date: 19/12/2017

Preliminary results 2016 by Acimall

Positive trend for woodworking technology
Category: Trade associations
Publication date: 09/02/2017