1995

Valter Zanco founds Prof, a company specializing in the production of office furniture.

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1998

Giove, Classic, Rubino, Leader Premiere, Diamante executive and Prodigio, Profilo, Clio and Opera operative collections are born.

collezione diamante prof office

2000

His sons Luana, Giorgia e Vanni Zanco join the company.

collezione diamante prof office

2001

Slim and Fast executive collections are born.

collezione fast prof office

2005

They moved to the current headquarter in Falzè di Piave, TV Italy. Spider, Miura and Daytona executive and Dieci, Uno e Zero operative collections are born.

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2008

Block, Plano, Light executive collections and Profwall partitions are born, that integrates office furniture and spaces.

collezioni block

2009

The collaboration with RMDESIGNSTUDIO starts. The corporate image and products restyling begin.

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2012

Inauguration of the new 400 sqm company showroom. Obtainment of the UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 for the quality management and ISO 14001:2004 for the environmental management.

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2013

Dodici operative collection is born.

collezione dodici prof office

2014

Sessanta executive collection is born.

collezione sessanta prof office

2015

Prof celebrates twenty years and launches its new green mark to confirm its commitment towards the environment.

certificazioni prof office

2016

Openwall operative collection is born.

openwall prof office

2017

New Block 2.0 executive collection.
Expansion of 1800 square meters of the factory and offices.

certificazioni prof office

2018

The Grace lamps collection and Profmood complements are born.

lampada Grace

2019

New Extralight executive collection.

collezione Extralight

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BRAND

Prof was born in 1995 from the furniture sector experience, a family industrial reality that produces office furniture systems, deep-rooted in the Italian north–east furniture district. In these twenty years, Prof economic route of development and growth allowed it to look out to the international market contributing to the Italian quality design diffusion in the world.
Taking advantage from architects and designer consultancy, Prof strengthened its identity and it widened the products offer.
Beginning from the executive collections, it then developed operative systems, reception and conference rooms solutions, getting up to separating and equipped wall. Today, this allows it to propose complete and customized furnishing solution for any working site.

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BRAND

Prof was born in 1995 from the furniture sector experience, a family industrial reality that produces office furniture systems, deep-rooted in the Italian north–east furniture district. In these twenty years, Prof economic route of development and growth allowed it to look out to the international market contributing to the Italian quality design diffusion in the world.
Taking advantage from architects and designer consultancy, Prof strengthened its identity and it widened the products offer.
Beginning from the executive collections, it then developed operative systems, reception and conference rooms solutions, getting up to separating and equipped wall. Today, this allows it to propose complete and customized furnishing solution for any working site.

Company

HEADQUARTER

Prof headquarters, with the plant and offices, is located in Falzè di Piave, in the province of Treviso and 70 kilometers north of Venice, in one of the most important industrial furniture districts of Europe. It spreads over a total area of about 8700 sqm, of which 3600 are covered.

The plant, specialized in the production of office furniture, is equipped to work in wood, assembly, packing, warehouse and shipping department of finished products.

The headquarters is home to the executive, sales, technical and administrative, the meeting areas for the reception of clients and a showroom of over 400 sqm, which exposes all the collections of office furniture.

In 2017 an extension of over 1800 sqm was carried out, of which 640 intended for production, 330 for the new offices and 830 for the new showroom.

Company

HEADQUARTER

Prof headquarters, with the plant and offices, is located in Falzè di Piave, in the province of Treviso and 70 kilometers north of Venice, in one of the most important industrial furniture districts of Europe. It spreads over a total area of about 8700 sqm, of which 3600 are covered.

The plant, specialized in the production of office furniture, is equipped to work in wood, assembly, packing, warehouse and shipping department of finished products.

The headquarters is home to the executive, sales, technical and administrative, the meeting areas for the reception of clients and a showroom of over 400 sqm, which exposes all the collections of office furniture.

In 2017 an extension of over 1800 sqm was carried out, of which 640 intended for production, 330 for the new offices and 830 for the new showroom.

SHOWROOM

The exhibition space is about 400 sqm and expands in two floors. It lodges the executive and secretarial furnishing collections in an elegant frame. As essential and comfortable architectural space characterized by sober and neutral tones. The space is flowing and welcoming and the various areas provide a clear readability of the products, with the aim to suggest solutions and trends. A site dominated by warm tones and a highly sought visual help to create an involving atmosphere and full of emotions.

The ground floor is characterized by a double height big gallery dedicated to the meeting zone with three large conference tables in the centre, enlighted by scenographic suspended lamps. The walls are articulated by backlit panels with materic finishing harbouring three articulated bookcases compositions. On the side, a cozier area, completely dedicated to the executive collections where there are the last models desks, shown in the various colours combinations and finishing and combined with high and low cabinets. The walls are enriched with tone on tone plaster frame, giving a classic and modern image to the site. In chromatic contrast, two coloured sectors stand out in the centre with deep and definite shades, thus arranging and distributing the space. On the foreground, the layout is completed by a luminous platform with the accessories elements exhibition completing the collections.

The first floor is characterized by a faily good environment divided in two adjacent areas housing the semi-executive and secretarial collections. The walls are equipped with long luminous niches where there are low and high cabinets, proposed in various finishing and colours. A wide double sided bookcase divides the space showing the secretarial area on the background.

SHOWROOM

The exhibition space is about 400 sqm and expands in two floors. It lodges the executive and secretarial furnishing collections in an elegant frame. As essential and comfortable architectural space characterized by sober and neutral tones. The space is flowing and welcoming and the various areas provide a clear readability of the products, with the aim to suggest solutions and trends. A site dominated by warm tones and a highly sought visual help to create an involving atmosphere and full of emotions.

The ground floor is characterized by a double height big gallery dedicated to the meeting zone with three large conference tables in the centre, enlighted by scenographic suspended lamps. The walls are articulated by backlit panels with materic finishing harbouring three articulated bookcases compositions. On the side, a cozier area, completely dedicated to the executive collections where there are the last models desks, shown in the various colours combinations and finishing and combined with high and low cabinets. The walls are enriched with tone on tone plaster frame, giving a classic and modern image to the site. In chromatic contrast, two coloured sectors stand out in the centre with deep and definite shades, thus arranging and distributing the space. On the foreground, the layout is completed by a luminous platform with the accessories elements exhibition completing the collections.

The first floor is characterized by a faily good environment divided in two adjacent areas housing the semi-executive and secretarial collections. The walls are equipped with long luminous niches where there are low and high cabinets, proposed in various finishing and colours. A wide double sided bookcase divides the space showing the secretarial area on the background.

PRODUCTION

The company produces exclusively in the establishment of Falzè di Piave, in the province of Treviso and always bases its identity in the maximum values respect for people, the land and materials.
The strong local roots and that innate ability of “know how” that has evolved, also thanks to new technologies, have enabled Prof to affirm and consolidate its success, continuing to combine tradition and innovation, adapting to new social and economic changes.

The Prof’s manufacturing organization is geared to the “just in time”, which allows you to combine elements such as reliability, inventory reduction and an increase in quality and customer service.

The whole chain of Prof develops in Italy, mainly in the manufacturing district of belonging, where are located the vast majority of raw materials and semi-finished products suppliers.
The products are entirely designed and made in Italy, to ensure a standard of consistent excellence.

PRODUCTION

The company produces exclusively in the establishment of Falzè di Piave, in the province of Treviso and always bases its identity in the maximum values respect for people, the land and materials.
The strong local roots and that innate ability of “know how” that has evolved, also thanks to new technologies, have enabled Prof to affirm and consolidate its success, continuing to combine tradition and innovation, adapting to new social and economic changes.

The Prof’s manufacturing organization is geared to the “just in time”, which allows you to combine elements such as reliability, inventory reduction and an increase in quality and customer service.

The whole chain of Prof develops in Italy, mainly in the manufacturing district of belonging, where are located the vast majority of raw materials and semi-finished products suppliers.
The products are entirely designed and made in Italy, to ensure a standard of consistent excellence.

DESIGN

In Prof company any furnishing element rises from the ability to understand the constantly changing of the working places dynamics. The research has always represented the strategic element of the company policy of business growth and it expresses through an internal Design Department working closely in contact with external designers and it is constantly updating with the technological and legislative evolution.

Prof models are entirely designed and manufactured in Italy, in full compliance with European standards concerning the health and safety in the workplace.
For this reason, Prof collections stand out for the high design, the ergonomics and the functionality.

DESIGN

In Prof company any furnishing element rises from the ability to understand the constantly changing of the working places dynamics. The research has always represented the strategic element of the company policy of business growth and it expresses through an internal Design Department working closely in contact with external designers and it is constantly updating with the technological and legislative evolution.

Prof models are entirely designed and manufactured in Italy, in full compliance with European standards concerning the health and safety in the workplace.
For this reason, Prof collections stand out for the high design, the ergonomics and the functionality.

SERVICES

PROJECT CONSULTING
Prof provides a comprehensive design and advice service including the analysis of the customers’ requests, the layout study with targeted and personalized furnishing proposals with technical drawings and rendering.

CUSTOMIZATION
Prof can propose and make a customized service on standard production models: from the production of oversized items, to the search of new materials and finishes, up to the carrying out of samples and prototypes. Thanks to its production versatility, over the years Prof has developed a specific expertise in the custom-made supplies going from small-medium size projects to great personalized creations.

AFTER-SALES SERVICE
Through the UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 certificate system for the management of non-compliant products and complaints, Prof has got the continuous control of the problems encountered during assembly and use phases.
The company provides a service for the technical and after-sales assistance with complete information, changes and repairs.

SERVICES

PROJECT CONSULTING
Prof provides a comprehensive design and advice service including the analysis of the customers’ requests, the layout study with targeted and personalized furnishing proposals with technical drawings and rendering.

CUSTOMIZATION
Prof can propose and make a customized service on standard production models: from the production of oversized items, to the search of new materials and finishes, up to the carrying out of samples and prototypes. Thanks to its production versatility, over the years Prof has developed a specific expertise in the custom-made supplies going from small-medium size projects to great personalized creations.

AFTER-SALES SERVICE
Through the UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 certificate system for the management of non-compliant products and complaints, Prof has got the continuous control of the problems encountered during assembly and use phases.
The company provides a service for the technical and after-sales assistance with complete information, changes and repairs.

BESPOKE PRODUCTS

Prof production flexibility allows, in addition to series production, the realization of projects defined custom made to the client’s specific needs.
Our Design Department is able to support the client or the designer in the development and production of unique products, both in functional and aesthetic solutions, with totally customized finishes.

Careful consultancy at every stage of development: a targeted design, with a careful selection of materials and with the greatest attention to detail, which culminated in constructing, followed step by step until the final installation.
The production is entirely tailored according to the bespoke method: on request and custom made.

BESPOKE PRODUCTS

Prof production flexibility allows, in addition to series production, the realization of projects defined custom made to the client’s specific needs.
Our Design Department is able to support the client or the designer in the development and production of unique products, both in functional and aesthetic solutions, with totally customized finishes.

Careful consultancy at every stage of development: a targeted design, with a careful selection of materials and with the greatest attention to detail, which culminated in constructing, followed step by step until the final installation.
The production is entirely tailored according to the bespoke method: on request and custom made.

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ENVIRONMENT

In order to answer to the increasing competitiveness of the international markets through the improvement of the customer satisfaction and loyalty, the rationalizing of the internal producing processes, Prof attained ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2012.
The adoption of a quality management system represents for Prof a strategic decision giving the possibility to achieve business objectives more and more concrete.
In a world steadily looking for the quality and increasingly sensible to ecological problems, Prof puts in place the maximum expertise in the office furniture design and production while respecting the environment. Starting from the carefully selected raw material, the whole process of transformation and packaging up to the disposal, all aims at the health safeguarding and at energy saving.
In effect, Prof uses certified E1 panels according to the European regulations regarding formaldehyde emission for both the raw product and the melamine.
Then, any panel is marked from the Ecological Panel Consortium guaranteeing that the semi- finished products are produced by the reuse of wood with a manufacturing process that does not involve the felling of trees.

The obtainment of the ISO 14001:2004 certification in 2012 certifies Prof concrete commitment in establishing their own environmental management system that regulates the environmental impact of production activities trying systematically to improve it.
In 2015, at the same time of the company twenty years, Prof launches its new green mark to confirm and make identifiable its commitment towards the environmental sustainability as integral part of its activity and of its process of production growth.

In 2017 the company confirms its strategy “eco-friendly” reconfirming its values of “sustainable” and “responsibility “and he does this by leaning to a new operator of electricity (Dolomiti Energia) coming from 100% renewable sources.

Logo green energy

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ENVIRONMENT

In order to answer to the increasing competitiveness of the international markets through the improvement of the customer satisfaction and loyalty, the rationalizing of the internal producing processes, Prof attained ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2012.
The adoption of a quality management system represents for Prof a strategic decision giving the possibility to achieve business objectives more and more concrete.
In a world steadily looking for the quality and increasingly sensible to ecological problems, Prof puts in place the maximum expertise in the office furniture design and production while respecting the environment. Starting from the carefully selected raw material, the whole process of transformation and packaging up to the disposal, all aims at the health safeguarding and at energy saving.
In effect, Prof uses certified E1 panels according to the European regulations regarding formaldehyde emission for both the raw product and the melamine.
Then, any panel is marked from the Ecological Panel Consortium guaranteeing that the semi- finished products are produced by the reuse of wood with a manufacturing process that does not involve the felling of trees.

The obtainment of the ISO 14001:2004 certification in 2012 certifies Prof concrete commitment in establishing their own environmental management system that regulates the environmental impact of production activities trying systematically to improve it.
In 2015, at the same time of the company twenty years, Prof launches its new green mark to confirm and make identifiable its commitment towards the environmental sustainability as integral part of its activity and of its process of production growth.

In 2017 the company confirms its strategy “eco-friendly” reconfirming its values of “sustainable” and “responsibility “and he does this by leaning to a new operator of electricity (Dolomiti Energia) coming from 100% renewable sources.

Logo green energy

ECOPACKING

Prof continues its commitment towards a production system able to minimize the environmental impact.
In 2016 Prof invests in a high-tech machinery for packaging made of biodegradable cardboard, which allows the packaging customized training just in time. The optimization on the specific product allows a considerable reduction of packaging costs, warehouse and consequently of the waste to be disposed.

In order to improve the management of waste in the company, several separate collection points of processing waste have been placed. All are stored in special containers to be then destined to recycling procedures.

ECOPACKING

Prof continues its commitment towards a production system able to minimize the environmental impact.
In 2016 Prof invests in a high-tech machinery for packaging made of biodegradable cardboard, which allows the packaging customized training just in time. The optimization on the specific product allows a considerable reduction of packaging costs, warehouse and consequently of the waste to be disposed.

In order to improve the management of waste in the company, several separate collection points of processing waste have been placed. All are stored in special containers to be then destined to recycling procedures.

CERTIFICATIONS

Confirming its care for the quality, Prof got UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 certification and it observes the International quality rules in the design, development, manufacture and customers’ assistance.

Confirming its care for the environment, Prof got UNI EN ISO 14001:2015 certification

UNI EN ISO 9001:2015

UNI EN ISO 14001:2015

CATAS

CERTIFICATIONS

Confirming its care for the quality, Prof got UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 certification and it observes the International quality rules in the design, development, manufacture and customers’ assistance.

Confirming its care for the environment, Prof got UNI EN ISO 14001:2015 certification

UNI EN ISO 9001:2015

UNI EN ISO 14001:2015

CATAS

QUALITY AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY

The Management considers the policy for Quality and the Environment as a means of leading the organization towards improving its production and environmental performance.It is an integral part of the general policy and strategy of the organization.This policy is to be understood as dynamic and therefore susceptible of adaptation and development in relation to the dynamics of the internal and external environment of the organization

The initial definition of the policy, the subsequent redefinitions and the reviews of this policy belong to the Management, which also guarantees communication and verification of the understanding of this policy among the organization’s personnel. For this purpose, the policy is displayed in the company and communicated in periodic meetings to company personnel.

PROF’s personnel are directly responsible for the strict observance of the provisions of the management documentation of the Integrated Quality and Environment System according to the UNI EN ISO 9001: 2015 and UNI EN ISO 14001: 2015.

  • To this end it undertakes to:
    Determine, control and reduce the significant environmental impacts deriving from the activity carried out;
    Respect the applicable legislation and the requirements entered into;
    Improve environmental performance by:
  • the involvement of staff and all interested parties on the issues of environmental protection
    • the choice of suppliers able to ensure services that are as consistent as possible with the adopted environmental management system
    •   the assignment of services to waste transporters and final destination waste plants that guarantee suitable means of transport in order to reduce the impact deriving from emissions into the atmosphere and which favor recovery activities rather than disposal;
    •   continuous efforts to improve the protection of the environment and prevention of pollution
  •  Communicating the principles of environmental sustainability to suppliers, customers and interested parties relevant to the environmental management system;
  •  Establish environmental objectives taking into account the knowledge of the context and the environmental impacts of the activity carried out;
  • Promote efficiency and competitiveness, focusing on the Customer and the interested parties, to understand their needs and to formalize, within the pre-established times, the appropriate solutions, in order to satisfy the interested parties;
  •  Provide a high level of service delivery in line with customer requests at an optimal cost;
  •  Ensuring effective communication to the Customer (or potential Customer) of the added value of the service provided deriving from the certification of its Quality and Environment Management System;
  • Ensuring a constant and timely flow of information on products and services, promptly proposing to customers any technological and commercial improvement;
  • Ensuring process monitoring, continuous improvement and reduction of inefficiencies in the organization’s organizational and technical management;

Our company defines and analyzes its processes using Risk Management techniques. We have identified the threats and opportunities that our company manages with appropriate actions. Actions aimed at defining suitable management systems and also anticipating possible losses in market shares by updating the system according to changes in legislation and customer needs.
The Management defines the objectives with the task of monitoring them and review them periodically to assess the results achieved and to identify new ones in line with the principle of continuous improvement. Policy and objectives are communicated to workers for the purpose of spreading the principles and ensuring their knowledge and dissemination.
The Policy is available to interested parties. The management function of the Quality and Environment Management System is entrusted to the Quality and Environment Management System Manager who coordinates the actions necessary for the development of the System, verifies its effectiveness, proposes improvement actions and provides support for the their implementation.