About Us


Established in 1977 thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit and technical skills of Arrigo Stocco, Essepi s.r.l. is a company specializing in the processing of wood for chairs with a strong commitment to meet the design challenges of the customer.

Over the years, through the continuous implementation of know-how in the plywood/multilayer sector, and significant investment in human resources, technology and structures, Essepi has become a point of reference in the Italian "Distretto della sedia” (Chair District), confirming the internationally recognized local manufacturing tradition of Friuli Venezia Giulia.

In response to changing market needs, which require ever-increasing flexibility in design, the company has always focused its development on the ability to combine manufacturing with state-of-the-art technology.

plywood pressing
product finish

“We continue to evolve, to perfect ourselves, project after project.”

Arrigo Stocco

Constantly moving with the times, the new brand Essepiwood is now at the forefront of a paradigm change. Arturo Stocco is leading the way, alongside a new generation of skilled workers. Drawing on his father Arrigo’s experience, he remains dedicated to ongoing company expansion.

Essepiwood obtained FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) certification in 2012 and ISO 9001 quality certification in 2020.

Vision and Mission

Shaping performance

In the furniture sector, Essepiwood is the ideal partner for companies who want to improve their performance and confirm their leadership in the market.

Essepiwood is a unique, international, flexible and efficient company, able to provide customized solutions and series production of plywood components in every shape, size and finishing.

The company's synergistic approach is to take on technological, environmental and social challenges, promoting the qualitative growth of products and processes, as well as financial and human resources management.

essepi workshop

Essepi Lab is one of the expressions of this approach, a team able to understand design needs and provide solutions in terms of development and production software. They also manufacture molds, which are critical to the production of items that must be functional but also stand out for their recognizable style.

Last but not least, Essepiwood is strongly committed to Corporate Social Responsibility, and endeavours to promote sustainability with regard to the environment, energy consumption, emission reduction, occupational risks, information management, and personnel training.

"We are market-oriented; we listen to its needs and keep developing our ability to offer creative solutions."

Arrigo Stocco

Facts & Figures

Annual procurement

m3 rotary cut veneer
m2 of plywood
m3 of wood veneer
of this material is FSC® certified


hours of press processing
hours of CNC machining
hours of technical design
hours of finishing (carpentry) at the San Giovanni plant


of the company's total workforce is female
of the workforce have permanent work contracts