WHO WE ARE
LegnoLegno is a national Consortium which offers services aiming at making the most of entrepreneurial activities in the doors and windows accessories and fittings. It gathers almost 700 artisan and small industry realities of the wood and furniture sector. Thanks to its experience in this area it gives them advice and services.
LegnoLegno is an Italian Consortium operating in the wood sector, an association of producers of doors and windows which offers services for craftsmen, small and medium companies. LegnoLegno has been operating in the whole Italian country since 1987 and it has now almost 700 associated including semiworked and worked goods producers. The main purpose of the Consortium is to contribute to the qualitative development of handicrafts and small-industry production of wooden fittings and wooden manufactured goods by providing technical and promotional services supporting enterprise qualification policy. LegnoLegno Consortium works to improve the production quality, the image of the associated enterprises, both through a promotional activity and through the information about technical, productive, organizing and commercial innovations. In order to reach these aims LegnoLegno covers the total national area by cooperating with 30.000 operators (such as private and public bodies, Universities and researchers, professional people) carrying out research, publications, exhibitions, fairs, and promoting courses, conferences and seminars.
LegnoLegno Consortium technical area is a reference point for the partner enterprises and it is represented by the Test Laboratory, which is an independent institution always in the vanguard in the ‘technical seals’ sector. The Laboratory, notified to the European Commission with n°'a11709 (qualification of the Department of Economic Development) within CE certification according to 89/106/CE Directive in its capacity as a test institution, is SINAL accredited and it is a Uni member – National Standards Institute. From the practical point of view, the Laboratory is able to test windows and doors (always according to the regulations) by carrying out the following tests:
- AIR PERMEABILITY (UNI EN 1026 - UNI EN 12207)
- WATER TIGHTNESS (UNI EN 1027 - UNI EN 12208)
- WIND LOAD RESISTANCE (UNI EN 12211 - UNI EN 12210)
- MECHANICAL STRENGHT (UNI EN 107 - UNI EN 9158)
- HEAVY AND SOFT BODY IMPACT (UNI EN 13049)
- BURGLAR-RESISTANCE (UNI ENV 1627 - UNI ENV 1628)
- UNI ENV 1629 - UNI ENV 1630)
- HEAT TRANSMISSION RATES (UNI EN ISO 10077/1 - UNI EN ISO 10077/2)
- ACOUSTICS OF THE FITTINGS (UNI EN ISO 140-3 - UNI EN ISO 717-1 ISO 14351-1 - UNI EN 20140 1C)
- CARRYING CAPACITY OF SAFETY DEVICES (UBI EN 14351-1 - UNI EN 14609)
- TESTS FOR SHUTTERS (UNI EN 1932 - UNI EN 13527)
LegnoLegno Consortium offers a constant updating about wood themes offering a collection composed by over 40 publications of technical handbooks, where you can find all the actual technical information, characteristics and laws related to wood products: they represent a technical and commercial means, which is used by all the operators of the wood sector. LegnoLegno Consortium publishes also “LegnoLegno News”, a quarterly magazine dealing with the most important topics in the sector, which is distributed to 30.000 operators and offers technical information and comparative analysis of products. LegnoLegno Consortium has also realized some useful softwares (CDs) to help enterpreneurs, designers and architets in their job.
LegnoLegno Consortium deals with a constant training concerning the wood area: it organizes courses for entrepreneurs and members by offering them knowledge, know-how and a personalized training which complies with the different needs of the wood area. The company training is carried out by the Centro Formazione Impresa (Enterprises Training Center), which promotes updated and professional development training activities for companies and operators. LegnoLegno Consortium offers courses about doors and windows technology, acustic and energetic saving for windows, CE certification, courses for layers of external doors and windows, sale courses and for young entrepreneurs.
LegnoLegno Consortium develops an intensive activity for the promotion of the associated companies helping them to partecipate in international exhibitions, such as “Made” in Milan. LegnoLegno Consortium organizes the “Doors and windows Manufacturer Meeting” and “Open week”, which are training, informational and technical-commercial occasions meant to be a meeting point for the most important enterprises belonging to the wood area, suppliers, doors and windows manufacturers. “Open Week” is a training event which involves the producers of doors and windows; it lasts two days and takes place in the north of Italy in October inside a prestigious court. “Meeting del serramentista” (Doors and Windows Manufacturer Meeting) is a two days long fair which concerns directly the producers and suppliers of the south of Italy; it takes place in spring and guests thousands of visitors every year.
You can contact Consorzio LegnoLegno:
writing to: Via Pio La Torre 11 – 42015 Correggio (Reggio Emilia) Italy
calling: +39 0522733011 (secretary) - + 39 0522733002 (Deborah Muscaritolo)
by fax: +39 0522732836
by e-mail: email@example.com
For further information please contact:
Stefano Mora - director - e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pamela Manfredini - commercial area - e-mail: email@example.com
Stefano Amighetti - technical area - e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org