Technology aids Italian component company in making new products
April 6, 2017 | 11:23 am CDT

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SALGAREDA, Italy - 3B S.p.A. manufactures MDF and chipboard foil covered doors and components for the kitchen, bathroom, office, bedroom and living room as well as hospitality projects.

The company, which got its start in 1945 when Giovanni Bergamo opened a small workshop in Italy that has grown into a large company selling panel products and components worldwide.

Currently, 3b's production is carried out in Italy in two plants occupying approximately 200,000 square meters with 800 employees working in shifts to maintain a 24-hour production cycle, seven days a week, the company says. Its showroom and laboratory showcase more than 4,200 doors in different settings: kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms.

Over the years 3B has used research to develop new technology (tracking all raw materials from production to assembly), engineer new operational procedures and create new aesthetic solutions. Several new products include the Maxxigloss and Maxximatt, a new generation of panels, techno laminate surface with scratch resistance, durability, chemical resistance, color color stability

See them in Booth 207 at Cabinets & Closets Expo 2017, April 12-13 in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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