Civitanova Marche, Italy
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1971
• Industrial wood coatings: 95%
Alessandro Bascelli, export manager; Lorenzo Lavarini, area manager; Federico Bastianelli, area manager; Sandro Paniccia, marketing director; Fabio Paniccia, technical director.
ICA Group is a leading name in the manufacture and marketing of special wood coatings. The Group comprises ICA S.p.A., based in Civitanova Marche and Salchi Wood Coatings S.p.A., based in Romano D’Ezzelino. In 2009, ICA Group manufactured roughly 30,000 tons of wood coatings. These coatings are used all over the world in a wide spectrum of different sectors ranging from decorating to woodworking, coating everything from ships to outdoor structures, door frames, garden furniture, parquet floors and musical instruments. The main clients for ICA Group are (in order of volume sales): furniture makers, frame manufacturers, woodworking specialists, decorators and thirdparty coating companies. The company also produces water-based coatings for glass (slotted into furniture or used as a decorative surface) and plastic materials (not only for use in the furniture sector), as well as for a whole host of other coatings.