The Molteni Group is a leading Italian industrial groups in the furniture sector. It includes three companies, each a leader in its sector: Molteni & C Spa (home furnishings), Unifor Spa (office furnishings) and Dada Spa (kitchen furniture). It proposes a global offer in the supply industry in thirty-seven countries around the world, as well as in Italy.
The Molteni group has had a long history. Its business activities started in the thirties with a craft firm, Molteni, which the 50 begins to develop, opting for mechanization with a view to industrial production. In the 70s Molteni it split into three companies, according to the current size and to better meet the needs of the market. Today, the Molteni Group is one of the few with full cycle: Molteni has total control of the production, from material selection to the final definition of the cabinet. The three companies (Molteni & C and Dada Unifor) developed an extensive synergy in terms of technology, research, exploration of new types adapted to the changes taking place in the home and in the workplace.
The Molteni group has always worked with designers such as Pier Luigi Cerri, Michele De Lucchi, Rodolfo Dordoni, Foster & Partners, Ferruccio Laviani, Luca Meda, Jean Nouvel, and Pagani Perverse, Bruno Reichlin, Aldo Rossi, Afra and Tobia Scarpa Gerard Van den Berg, Hannes Wettstein, Patricia Urquiola, Paola Navone.
Molteni & C is a company with advanced technology and ancient tradition. Starting in the 70s has created its own identity along two lines. First of all, it implemented a continuous research in the field of modular furniture, working with the design by Luca Meda a range of solutions for every room in the home, from wardrobe to living room and study / home office. Its modular as the Molteni 505, Molteni 7volte7 or Molteni Pass, to name a few, are constantly evolving projects, both from the technical and construction terms, both in function and comfort. They have been highly successful and Molteni is considered a leader in this area.
In addition, especially since the 80s, Molteni has proposed a large collection of single pieces that can with the modular home a simple elegance. By the types linked to a collective memory, characteristic of Aldo Rossi's design, it has come with the 90 loose as those designed by Jean Nouvel, in which essence blends with advanced technological content, research land It has always characterized the company.
The choice of Molteni & C, in fact, has been twofold. On the one hand, hold very sophisticated craftsmanship, materials and know-how, careful finishes, and product customization. On the other, technological research is the land on which the Molteni company has always developed its research, the ongoing experimentation of innovative solutions. Molteni furniture incorporates the expertise of a long tradition of craftsmanship with an innovative technological quality, useful for the user but not at all ostentatious. About Molteni it is also talk of hidden quality, alluding to the technical quality, functional materials, present but often unseen in its furniture. Molteni quality is well known in Italy, where the group has its headquarters, but also internationally, because the company exports to major world markets. The designers who work with Molteni are highly individual but agree on the fact that furniture must be elegant and comfortable, but sturdy and incorporate attention to detail and be produced from fine woods and carefully checked materials. This is furniture that, beyond the charm of each of them, offer the ability to define, with a wealth of choices but a single good taste, lifestyle in the Molteni home.
Today, both individual pieces and modular are designed by Molteni for the simple elegant home but also unconstrained simplicity, in any case capable of responding to the new needs produced by both the current transformations in the way of living, either by computerization with home entertainment and home office. Molteni proposes modular systems that are highly functional and attractive, but also conceived for practical solutions and easy-going, with solutions that are able to hold and make use with ease the info-telematic equipment. Globalization and the computer revolution drive the Molteni Group with continuing research into new technological and type solutions, to facilitate both domestic comfort and work activities.