The country is present throughout the world, enjoying growing success, thanks to the comfort and elegance of its products, with their strong design, expressed in harmony with the recognisable shapes and identity of its collections made in steel and aluminium, combined with innovative technological materials.
Some of the most famous international designers such as Arik Levy, Christophe Pillet, Paola Navone, Patricia Urquiola, Jean Marie Massaud, Stefan Diez, Jean Nouvel, Samuel Wilkinson, the Chiaramonte/Marin design studio, Florent Coirier, Sebastian Herkner, Patrick Norguet and lately Emanuel Gargano with Anton Cristell, Meneghello/Paolelli Associati and the Angeletti and Ruzza studio, work with Emu on the creation of its collections, with a constant exchange of experience and ideas to best interpret and anticipate style trends, contributing to their distribution and consolidating their position on the market.
Mastery of the most advanced technologies in the production process, the keen attention to detail and the quality of manufacturing and the products, and the ability to develop new manufacturing techniques creating solutions that enhance the continuity and purity of lines and shapes, are all hallmarks of every EMU product. All phases of production are controlled and managed by EMU, either in its Marsciano plant, in the heart of Umbria, or by overseeing all phases of processing in ancillary companies belonging to an integrated network following the most up-to-date models for the organisation of production. EMU products are subjected to European and North American certification procedures to guarantee their safety and environmental soundness.
The company’s mission is to bring the Italian culture of open-air living to the world, producing signature furniture that combines tradition, technological innovation and quality, for private and public settings. To create unique products that last in time, thanks to their balanced combination of aesthetic appeal and functionality, technological development, manufacturing quality and respect for the environment.
The company manufactures at its plant in Marsciano, located in the centre of Umbria. It has 150 employees and occupies over 100,000 m2, almost 50,000 of which are under cover. In addition, the 1,000 m2 Design&Simulation Centre is the project design centre, created to boost research on the product and enhance its use in the indoor and outdoor environments it is intended for. The company’s clients include over 1,000 retailers in 85 countries, operating in both the business and the private sectors.
Every year over 400,000 items are produced using 2,300 tonnes of raw materials.