Presentation on theme: "Head office I - 33048 San Giovanni al Natisone UD Via Antica 24/3 Brianza branch I - 20035 Lissone MI Via Braille 5 Italian Laboratory and Research Institute."— Presentation transcript:
Head office I - 33048 San Giovanni al Natisone UD Via Antica 24/3 Brianza branch I - 20035 Lissone MI Via Braille 5 Italian Laboratory and Research Institute on wood and furniture www.catas.com SpA - Joint-stock Company
- CHILE CENTRO DE CONTROL DE CALIDAD DES MUEBLES Renca - Santiago de Chile (www.catas-chile.cl) Set up in 1996, as a private company without profit-making, to supply training, technical assistance, testing and research to the furniture Chilean companies. Catas SpA is a founder and a permanent member of Catas- Chile Catas SpA supplied all the know-how and the equipment for the Chilean laboratory and a periodic technical assistance Catas SpA gave Catas-Chile permission for the use of its registered mark
Continual control of the certificated product quality Application for CQA Documents analysis and inspections on site Tests on samples Product certification issue Internal InspectionsExternal Inspections Product Certification steps - CQA
Catas-WKI Certification Coating sistems for exterior wood Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Wilhelm-Kauditz Institute - WKI - and Catas SpA has defined a common quality product certification concerning the efficiency of the coating systems for exterior wood. The mark Catas-WKI Premium testifies the excellence of products and it is valid in Italy and Germany. The coating systems for exterior wood can be certified either by Catas or by WKI. This product certification will help consumers to decide which product to buy because the mark is guaranteed by the two reliable and independent Institutes. The certification is founded on the ENV 972 series and on other international standards.
Certificated Products Formaldehyde (47)Formaldehyde (47) Coating systems for exterior wood - CSEW(10)Coating systems for exterior wood - CSEW(10) CSEW WKI-CATAS Premium (3)CSEW WKI-CATAS Premium (3) Beds & Mattresses (6)Beds & Mattresses (6) Wood glulam profiles for window frames (4)Wood glulam profiles for window frames (4) Indoor coating systems (1)Indoor coating systems (1) Furniture surfaces (1)Furniture surfaces (1) Easier penetration wooden screws (1)Easier penetration wooden screws (1)
New proposals CQA Office chairs Furniture frontals Handles press – open Furniture locks Cup hinges Wooden floors ………..
Research VOC Chair district project (ENEA) VOC Pordenone furniture district (ARPA-UNIV.UD) Biofiltration project (UNIV.UD) COST Action (Woodcoatings foundation for the future) FUNFACE Project Leonardo Project (Furniture Technical Schools) Knowood Project (Furniture Technical Schools)
Research Degree thesis 2003-2004 Plastic chairs - characteristics and durability Hot melt adhesives Economical valuation of chairs coating processes with a low impact on the environment Catas and firm globalization Catas services costs valuation Characteristics of coating films
1.Collaboration with Area Science Park of Triest concerning the Innovation Network project as Wood & Furniture Competence Centre 2.Beginning of some new projects in the wood & furniture sector 3.Services to the firms: technological audit, patent information, innovation assistance, assistance on development of research projects, etc.
Publications Legno e Umidità (Wood & Moisture) Incollare il legno - Gluing wood Verniciare il legno (Coating wood) La reazione al fuoco (Fire reaction) Distretto della sedia: gli aspetti ambientali e le migliori tecnologie (The Italian chair district: enviromental aspects and best technologies) Distretto del mobile: gli aspetti ambientali e le migliori tecnologie (The regional furniture district: enviromental aspects and best technologies) Notizie CATAS (Catas News, quarterly)