Francesco Urbani opens an upholstery workshop in Gemona del Friuli.
Francesco is called up to fight in the Second World War.
The upholstery workshop reopens in Gemona.
The first wood frame chair.
The first metal-frame chair.
Takes part in the Casa Moderna (Modern Home) show in Udine.
Production starts on the Edelweiss armchair, with a metal frame and base.
The Elena armchair, design by architect Gianni Avon, wins first prize at the Milan Triennale.
Production starts on office chairs.
Arch. Claudio Pillinini. Walnut bed.
Arch. Remigio Urbani. Armchair in soft leather with base in aluminium and wood.
Francesco Urbani, with his wife Maria and their sons, Remigio and Attilio, establish Polflex
The first leather model is made.
Production starts on the 866 range, based on a design by Attilio Urbani.
The workshop is enlarged for making innovative models.
On 6 May an earthquake destroys the enitre factory.
On 6 May, one year after the earthquake, the new factory in Artegna opens.
The 804 leather chair enters production. It will win a Resource Council Roscoe of N.Y. award in 1983
The 712 chair is first produced. It will win a Resource Council Roscoe of N.Y. award in 1984
Production starts on the 713 armchair, which is displayed at the Los Angeles Craft & Folk Art Museum and was inspired by Vittore Carpaccio’s painting St Augustine in His Study dated 1470
Attilio Urbani’s wife, Rosalinda, and their son, Marco, join the company. From now on all the products will be made only of leather.
The Innovation 716 bench, designed by architect Saccardo, wins the first prize of the Resource Council Roscoe of N.Y. in 1986.
Chiara, Marco’s wife, joins the company. Production starts on leather-and-marble furniture and tables
Armchair 506 with back frame in die-cast aluminium.
Desk and chair in wengè wood with brass inserts.
The Epico collection is launched.
Mitico armchair covered in hard leather.
Architect Gianfranco Frattini 820 armchair.
Desk with stainless steel base.
Arch. Veronica Balutto – Island
Airone Sofa with metal frame covered in hard leather and soft leather cushions.
Olympia Armchair with steel frame covered in hard leather.
Cubo Sofa with steel frame covered in soft leather.
London Sofa with steel frame covered in soft leather.
A new line of tables Orazio featuring unmistakeable design, enhanced with a special, entirely hand-crafted leather finish.