Industrie Chimiche Forestali S.p.A.

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toe caps/counters/insoles/fussbets

Industrie Chimiche Forestali S.p.A. produces fabrics for tips and counters as well as adhesives for the footwear and upholstered furniture industries.

Forestali Company produces: polychloroprene adhesives, polyurethane adhesives, water-based adhesives, hot melt adhesives.

For what concerns the fabric production (that means special products used in the footwear industry such as tips, counters, shoe linings and reinforcements made by subjecting basic fabrics to special treatments) the manufacturing process involves various different stages such as impregnation, holt melt sizing, powder sizing and co-extrusion.

ICF exports around 70% of its products worldwide, from the Americas to the Far East and from Russia to South Africa.

The first eleven months of 2017 ended with revenues of approximately 72.9 million euros, a gross operating margin (EBITDA) of approximately 9 million euros and an adjusted net profit of approximately 4.4 million euros.

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ICF GROUP was awarded by the Department For International Trade and IR Top Consulting in the “AIM ESG” category

ICF GROUP was awarded by the Department For International Trade and IR Top Consulting in the “AIM ESG” category

The delivery of AIM AWARDS took place during the 5th edition of the AIM Investor Day

Invisible but everywhere. 100 years of Industrie Chimiche Forestali

Invisible but everywhere. 100 years of Industrie Chimiche Forestali

This is the slogan that Industrie Chimiche Forestali wanted to “wear” on the occasion of the celebrations for its first 100 years of activity.

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Apr 12, 2018

Industrie Chimiche Forestali becomes ICF Group

The assets of Forestali – acquired 100% by a SPAC listed on the AIM Italia market – transforms the company into one of the few Italian chemical companies listed on the stock exchange. We focus on exports, new products and strategic aggregations.

Industrie Chimiche Forestali: Research at the service of design and industrialization

Industrie Chimiche Forestali, which has always paid attention to the needs of designers, focuses its research on the study of materials for toe puffs and counters able to guarantee the characteristics that the shoe will have to meet.

Industrie Chimiche Forestali: Definite and stiff profiles for your shoes without giving up softness

Industrie Chimiche Forestali offers the answer to the eternal dilemma: how to combine a definite and stiff shape profile, necessary for every type of footwear, with the fashion requests that increasingly prefer a soft and comfortable touch

Bonding, sustainable proposals

The issue of adhesives and glues is central in footwear manufacturing. Some Italian companies propose innovative solutions that are able to transform the manufacturing processes and to provide the added value of sustainability to assembly lines.

Industrie Chimiche Forestali’s Outdoor proposals

The fair of Friedrichshafen is the most important event for the European Outdoor Industry. We talk to Industrie Chimiche Forestali about products dedicated to this industry

Industrie Chimiche Forestali: experience, innovation and Italian values for adhesives and fabrics

Adhesives and fabrics for tips and counters for the footwear and leather goods industry, adhesives for flexible packaging, upholstered furniture and automotive: these are the fields in which Industrie Chimiche Forestali S.p.A. works. The company which will celebrate a century of activity next year.

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