FederlegnoArredo is the Italian Federation of Woodworking and Furniture industries. Founded in 1945, it associates more than 2100 enterprises and includes 11 sectoral associations.

Each association includes member companies that range from the first importers of raw materials (wood) to semi-finished products (panels) the finished product (wooden construction products, interior finishing, furniture, office furniture, bathroom furniture and accessories,  lighting equipment).

In addition to institutional representation, it is also a social partner from the employers’ side at national level. Through  its staff, it offers the following services to companies:

  • access to qualified economic data (export trends, data about new markets etc.)
  • consultancy services on environmental and safety regulations and technical standards
  • consultancy services on the protection of Intellectual property rights, in Italy and abroad
  • consultancy services on custom and export procedures
  • access to up-skilling education and training for associate companies’ employees. 

Through its affiliate society (Federlegno Arredo Eventi SPA) ,they organize the biggest international fair for the furniture sector, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, which takes place every year in Milan, Moscow and Shanghai and welcomes more than 300,000 trade operators per year.