The company

Santino Meggiorini

founder of the company, was born in Bovolone in 1943 into a very poor and large farming family. The youngest of nine siblings, he started working at a very early age. When he was only ten years old he had his first experience in one of the oldest sawmills in Bovolone. When he came of age, he decided to learn the carpenter's trade, also known as "el Marangon" in Venetian dialect, and went to work in one of the first workshops in the area.

In 1963 he married Agnese and moved into a small house, which he used as his first workshop. Two years later he took his first big step: he bought an electric planer, a saw and a carpenter's bench, thus creating what would later become his business.

First works with wood

The first articles produced were dog kennels and wooden bed warmers. The latter, a very popular product at the time, consisted of two curved arches with a shelf in the middle where a container for embers could be placed. In the meantime, the Meggiorini family expanded: Loris, Giampietro and Michela were born and, as soon as they finished secondary school, they immediately started working in the family business. In a short time the company "Meggiorini e figli" was born and, after years of sacrifice, Santino bought his first piece of land, building a shed of about 300 square metres.

The 1970s

Work was at full capacity at the time, and within a few years, the company was assuming a prominent position in the regional and national market, so much so that it had to hire numerous new employees.

The company

From craftsman to entrepreneur is a short step. Santino has always had a far-sighted approach to furniture production; research, development and a different vision are the ingredients that will lead him to commission new models from architects and designers to put on the market.

Today the Meggiorini company covers an area of over 30,000 square metres. The company places itself on the market of classic Italian furniture with a strong identity coming from the tradition of art furniture craftsmanship of the Veronese plain.

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