FederlegnoArredo, Federation of Woodworking and furniture industries, promotes the Italian wood and furnishing industrial policy, collaborating with Italian and international institutions.
FederlegnoArredo associates more than 2100 enterprises, ranging from SMEs to industry leaders, and includes 12 sectorial associations. FLA represents the enterprises that produce 45% of furniture revenues in Italy and it is always very careful to the needs of companies. FLA created a VET center for Wood and Furniture sector with support of enterprises.
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: support in internationalization and export promotion, through the organization of B2Bs in third countries; access to qualified economic data about our sector (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 (FederlegnoArredo Eventi SPA), they organize the biggest international fair for the furniture sector, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, which takes place every year in Milan, and welcomes more than 300,000 trade operators per year, the majority of which from abroad.
Salone del Mobile is organized also in Moscow and Shangai.