Based on the product categories defined by the MISE, the Furniture and Home System Cluster includes all the activities of planning, production and sale of products that are counted in the domestic environment and contract sector.
In 2018, the Furniture and Home System Cluster counted more than 29,000 companies located in Friuli Venezia Giulia, mostly concentrated between Udine and Pordenone. The two main sectors of the regional home system, the wood and wood and cork products industry (Ateco 16) and the furniture industry (Ateco 31), alone counted in the same year 2,545 active companies and 22,315 employees (Source: Istat).
Compared to the previous year, the wood and furniture sector export value increased by 3.6%, for an amount of 1.607 billion euros, distributed as follows:
- Raw wood (AA022): EUR 5,323,162 (+8.66%)
- Wood products (CC16): EUR 171,031,307 (-1.53%)
- Furniture (CC31) EUR 1,430,672,316 (+4.24%)
The main destinations are United Kingdom, Germany, France, United States and Austria.