Leading producer of premium furniture fittings, opening systems and accessories

  • Sector Industrial
  • Ownership Majority
  • Turnover EUR 206 M (2021)
  • Date of acquisition 06/2022

Salice is the Italian-based world leading producer of high-end functional components for the furniture industry. The company started in 1926 as a specialized producer of hinges and has over time developed into a global market leader in that segment, with a particular focus on premium products. More recently, the company has also successfully entered the adjacent markets for guides, sliding systems and accessories, thereby creating a comprehensive offering of high-quality functional hardware.

Differentiated innovation capabilities

Throughout its almost 100-year history, Salice has earned a strong reputation in the market for its excellent design and innovation capabilities thanks to its cutting-edge R&D department having introduced several major innovations protected by a portfolio of more than 650 exclusive active patents. The company employs a team of several R&D specialists that are fully dedicated to new product development as well as to the continuous improvement of production processes. 

Unique vertically integrated production

Salice operates three large production hubs in Italy which cover the whole production flow of the group worldwide and are ideally located near key furniture manufacturing districts. It further benefits from a distinctive vertically integrated production model based on an in-house development of molds and assembly machinery, as well as a strong focus on automation efficiency. This unique and highly efficient production model has enabled Salice to successfully drive the company’s internationalization over the years while preserving the strong identify of the Salice brand.