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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.



Aipef Aziende Italiane Poliuretani Espansi Flessibili, represents a large majority of Italian companies producing flexible polyurethane foam block and is supported by all major producers of raw materials and additives used in the sector. Aipef is a group established within the Federazione Gomma Plastica.

Producer members 



Via Carlotti, 42 - 55016 Porcari (LU)
Tel +39 0583 299034
Fax +39 0583 299569
Sito internet: www.cires.it

CIRES, Italian Expanded Resin Company, is a company founded in the Sixties that operates in the production, on an industrial scale, of flexible polyurethane foam and its subsequent transformation into rolls and sheets


Via 24 Maggio, 4/6 – 20851 Lissone (MB)
Tel +39 039 2459565
Fax +39 039 483442
Sito internet: www.chemicalresine.com

Chemical Resine Sas started its activity in the 50s dealing with the resale of upholstery articles. In the following years it transformed its activity from commercial to industrial and expanded its production in the processing of blocks of expanded resins for the production of upholstery in the furniture sector. In the '70s the processing of expanded resins evolved into the production of raw blocks of flexible polyurethane foam.


Via Antoniana, 48 – 35011 Campodarsego (PD)
Tel +39 049 5564644
Fax +39 049 9218924

NORDITALIA RESINE Srl has been one of the most important Italian companies in the sector for years, particularly in the production of low-density polyether-based materials. The reference market is the outdoor upholstered furniture sector. In production it exploits CarDio technology, i.e. the use of carbon dioxide as a blowing agent, a sign of particular attention to the ecological problem aimed at using CFC-free blowing agents and chlorinated compounds. It was the first Italian company in the sector to be certified according to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.



Via Spirano, 24 – 24040 Comun Nuovo (BG)
Tel. +39 035 4544311
Fax +39 035 595354
Sito internet: www.olmogiuseppespa.com

Leader in the production of flexible polyurethane foam, OLMO is a significant example of the most advanced and dynamic Italian entrepreneurship. Founded at the end of the 1950s to expand the OLMO Group's commitment in the polyurethanes sector, it quickly established itself for a business model characterised by precise choices. Cutting-edge and up-to-date production technologies, research for innovative products in terms of performance and reliability, controlled and certified quality and environmental awareness are the key qualities of the company.
ORSA Foam Spa

ORSA Foam Spa

Via Colombo, 60 – 21055 Gorla Minore (VA)
Tel +39 0331 609111
Fax +39 0331 609223
Sito internet: www.orsafoam.it

ORSA FOAM produces flexible polyurethane foam with continuous blocking technology. Leader in the sector has always been directed to the innovation of its materials in respect of the environment and safety. The quality of production processes and finished products is one of the fundamental objectives, as is the desire to offer, through constant innovation of technologies and products, one of the widest existing ranges of over 200 types, whose main uses are: furniture, industry, mattress, car, household, clothing, footwear.



Via Mazzini, 500 – 25020 Bassano Bresciano (BS)
Tel +039 030 9935002
Fax +39 030 9935244
Sito internet: www.pelma.it

Pelma's ambition is to be able to offer each client a personalised service. For this reason, each project is the result of a teamwork between the different sectors attentive to individual problems, but determined to achieve common goals. The construction of the new settlement, located on the southern outskirts of Bassano Bresciano, is also the result of an intelligent project where space takes on a real synergistic value, with every single process, both productive and managerial. Pelma is the way to design the future by living today without forgetting the past.



Via Tonale, 131 – 21100 Varese
Tel +39 0332 333034
Fax +39 0332 333103
Sito: www.broggini.it

Vittorio Broggini Srl produces and processes flexible open-cell polyurethane foam in different densities and colours for various uses such as: furniture, packaging, household cleaning products, sound absorbers. The production makes use of two modern continuous foaming plants capable of producing materials with high physical-mechanical performance in full respect of the environment.



Sede produttiva (stabilimento):
Zona Industriale La Martella – 75100 Matera (MT)
Tel +39 0835 307517
Fax +39 0835 307492

Sede legale:
Via A. Einstein, 4 – 20010 San Giorgio su Legnano (MI)
Tel +39 0331 403659
Fax +39 0331 410510

SIP, Sud Italia Poliuretani, is a company specialized in the industrial production of flexible expanded polyurethanes.



Via Nuova Valassina, 4 – 23895 Nibionno (LC)
Tel +39 031 690694
Fax +39 031 690860
Sito internet: www.sitabpe.com

SITAB P.E. has been present since 1971 in the flexible polyurethane foam market with one of the best quality levels. The production is carried out with the help of exclusive control programs that allow to update in real time all the parameters necessary to maintain a high quality level over time. Moreover, the continuous updating of the plants, the constant development of materials and the research of new products in collaboration with operators in the sector, allow us to respond quickly to the new demands of an increasingly global market.


Aggregate Members



Via L. Breme, 13 - 20156 Milano
Tel +39 02 302021
Sito internet: www.covestro.com

Covestro Srl is a leading manufacturer of high-tech polymers in the world, offering its customers a package of services that includes professionalism in processing polyurethane formulations, design and functionality of products. The wide range of applications of polyurethanes ranges from compact materials to the most different types of foam, up to soft or rigid elastomers for any type of application. They are used in the household appliance industry, in the automotive and furniture sectors, for thermal and acoustic insulation, for the production of technical articles and in the sports and leisure sectors.



Via Volta, 13 – 37010 Affi (VR)
Tel +39 045 6200814
Fax +39 045 6201570
Sito internet: www.dolphinpack.net

Dolphin Pack has been present in the packaging world for over 40 years. In the last few years it has developed very interesting packaging machines, especially in the "foam technology" sector, able to offer increasingly advanced solutions, respecting the environment and optimising energy consumption. Their packaging machines, equipped with innovative sealing systems, make it possible to use increasingly thinner and cheaper films, guaranteeing considerable energy savings.

DOW ITALIA Divisione Commerciale Srl


Via Patroclo, 21° - 20151 Milano
Sito internet: www.dow.com

Dow Italia integrates science and technology to passionately innovate what is fundamental to human progress. By driving the development of innovative solutions that use the combination of chemistry, physics and biology, Dow helps solve major global challenges including the need for clean water, clean energy production and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. A leader in specialty and advanced materials, agrochemicals and plastics with an integrated, market-driven business portfolio, Dow offers its customers in approximately 180 countries a wide range of products and technology solutions in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coating and agriculture.



Via della Mosa, 6 – 20017 Rho (MI)
Tel 039 02 935391
Fax +39 9359330
Sito internet: www.eigver.it

Eigenmann & Veronelli Spa is a company for the distribution and production of fine chemicals, specialty chemicals and performance products.
The entrepreneurial spirit of the two founders has animated the evolution of the Company, translating into a process of growth always in step with the great technological changes that have occurred in every industrial sector. In these years the objective remains, as in the past, to be recognised as a partner of users and producers in the supply system of chemical products.


Via Po, 23 - 20811 Cesano Maderno (MB)
Tel +39 012312345678
Sito internet: www.eurofedsrl.it

Founded in 1984, Eurofed operates in the resins, flexible polyurethane foam and synthetic foams sector. From the Cesano Maderno headquarters, it deals with the marketing of high quality standard polyurethane products throughout the country.



Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH - Filiale Italiana
Milanofiori - Strada 6, Palazzo A
Scala 13, 1° piano - 20090 Assago
Tel. +39 3470316203
Sito internet: www.evonik.com

Evonik Industries AG is an international leader in the world of chemistry at the service of industrial production.


Via Enrico Mattei, 20 - Zona PIP Gravina in Puglia (BA)
Tel. +39 0803267758
Sito internet: www.femaindustry.com

Founded 30 years ago as a small electromechanical workshop, Fema Industry has now become one of the most influential companies in the production of process lines, CNC systems and robotics for the polyurethane foam production chain. The main objective of the company is to transmit professionalism and competence in all areas in which it operates: from the energy sector to the mechatronics sector, up to its real core business, trading.



Via Mazzini, 58 – 21020 Ternate (VA)
Tel +39 0332 941111
Fax +39 0332 941200
Sito internet: www.huntsman.com

Huntsman is a multinational company operating in the production and sale of chemical products. Its companies operate in the manufacture of products for a variety of industries worldwide, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, healthcare, detergents, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Known for pioneering innovations in packaging, it later grew rapidly and integrated into petrochemicals. Huntsman today has more than 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations around the world.


Via B. Franklin 2 – 21050 Lonate Ceppino (VA)
Tel +39 0331 819511
Fax +39 0331 819581
Sito internet: www.repi.com

REPI Spa is one of the leading global suppliers of high performance liquid dyes, additives and dosing equipment for polyurethanes and thermoplastics. Innovative colour formulations and special additives are continuously developed to improve the final product performance, improve aesthetics and ensure excellent heat dispersion. RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT specialists apply their extensive experience in plastic applications to new developments of OEMs and brand owners. The technical support team provides support worldwide for on-site studies and training.

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