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Serge Ferrari Acquires Plastitex and Offers Custom-furniture Textile Service

Serge Ferrari Acquires Plastitex and Offers Custom-furniture Textile Service

Serge Ferrari Group has completed the acquisition of Plastitex, an Italian manufacturer of specialty composite materials for indoor and outdoor furniture. This acquisition considerably strengthens Serge Ferrari’s positioning in the indoor- and outdoor-furniture markets through the addition of highly complementary product lines and technical knowledge. Besides its expertise in new-product design, Plastitex will also provide the group with extra capacity and additional manufacturing flexibility.

In 2016, Plastitex posted revenues of 9 million euros. Based in Carmignano di Brenta in Northern Italy, Plastitex employs approximately 60 people at two production facilities (located in Carmignano and in Novigrad, Croatia). Recognized by international designers, Plastitex serves a large number of prestigious brands, including Kettal, B&B, Moroso, Unopiù, and Emu. The company will continue to sell its colorful and elastic textiles, including jacquard and Brigitte, under the Plastitex name.

Through Plastitex, Serge Ferrari Americas can now offer a new service: textile customization. Designers, hotel and restaurant owners, and furniture manufacturers can now create unique and exclusive color combinations, weave patterns, and designs for completely one-of-a-kind chairs and cushions. Serge Ferrari’s Plastitex design consultants work with customers in developing these novel creative concepts, which are then produced on its short-run looms and coating machines.

Serge Ferrari is a leading manufacturer of flexible composite membranes used globally in the furniture, solar-protection, marine, architectural, building-facade, acoustics, modular-structure, and visual-communication markets. Serge Ferrari Americas is based in Pompano Beach, Florida.

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