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Profiles for wall and floor coverings, skirting boards, bathroom systems and laying solutions: Profilpas produces a multitude of products for the construction sector, both residential and contract, all of which are designed to meet any technical or aesthetic requirement, while never losing sight of the attention to detail and design that Italy is known for. The wide range of Profilpas products stands out for the unique features of each product line, the quality of the materials, and the selection of colours and finishes which are the result of a constant drive to remain in tune with new trends in interior design.

Profilpas

Company profile

Profilpas has been producing technical profiles and finishes for ceramic tile, marble, wood, laminate, LVT and carpeted floor and wall coverings since 1976. The rich catalogue also presents profiles and listello tile trims for walls and floors, skirting boards, bathroom systems and shower drainage channels, light profiles and profiles for balconies, terraces and steps. The range of materials available is equally wide. Depending on the model, you can choose from aluminium, stainless steel, brass and PVC. Thanks to these characteristics and their elegant versatility, Profilpas solutions are used in residential buildings, hotels, offices, hospitals, schools, health and beauty spas, and ships.

Production and Technology

The metal and PVC profiles are produced and finished in Profilpas’ manufacturing facilities which extend over more than 20,000 square metres (covered). The management of the entire production cycle and continuous investment in cutting-edge systems and technology have enabled us to quickly schedule production but with a degree of flexibility and also to maintain direct control over each stage, thereby assuring compliance with the stringent quality standards for which Profilpas products are known.

Quality and Innovation

Service, innovation and design, but also constant attention to detail: from the choice of superior raw materials - exclusively primary alloys - to the care taken in surface treatments, constant control to identity potential defects to the final, and individual packaging of each product.

Personalization

Thanks to the Profilpas Digital System (PDS), profiles and skirting boards can be perfectly matched to style of the interior design. 300 standard standard Alcrom® Plus motifs are available, with a rich selection of wood, stone or concrete decorative effects. And that’s not all. If you send a sample, we can create from scratch additional patterns, including your own. All this is possible with the Profilpas Digital System, our innovative digital printing system that enables us to reproduce any decoration on Alcrom® Plus film, and can supply it immediately without having to rely on stock. The entire production process takes place in our plant: from scanning the sample to printing and applying the film.

Services and new B2B portal

Profilpas products are always available from stock, while an efficient sales services guarantees orders are processed within 24 hours. Thanks to the new online B2B portal, you can search a product, order it, read purchase statistics, and see previews of new products. This intuitive and easy-to-browse system is excellent for those who like to keep things simple and want their orders to be clear and all in the one place. 

Distribution

Profilpas designs and manufactures its products for professional applications, to give beautiful finishes to the most beautiful houses, most prestigious hotels, and spaces which have been decorated with attention to detail. The commercial organisation is based in Italy and abroad, using a network of professional agents who visit customers, recommend solutions and finishes, informing them and keeping them up to date. Who are Profilpas’ clients? Professional merchants and resellers of floors and coverings, contractors, interior design specialists and consultants. Over the years, Profilpas has developed a network of more than 17,000 resellers around the world. The company regularly exports to more than 70 countries, and has branches in Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, UAE, Russia, Poland, and the Czech Republic.

Values

Responsibility, loyalty and transparency: these are some of the values that we hold dear at Profilpas and which assure that our exchanges with customers, suppliers, collaborators and institutions are conducted with the utmost propriety. Listening is the first step towards innovation and improvement. A lot of attention also goes on the products, the design and details of which are a major focus. Sustainability plays a key role in our thinking, as seen in the choices we make which are eco-friendly, as does safety in the workplace. Profilpas is proud of its history, the journey which has seen our products, our method, our commitment and our conduct gain recognition and respect. Profilpas looks to the future with enthusiasm, bolstered by a young team of people of 20 different nationalities (counting branches and foreign reps) that wants to grow and see our brand grow through collaboration and enjoying our time together.

The history of a family

1976 / 1980

  • Profilpas was founded in 1976, by its founder, Franco Pasquali. The name Profilpas means Pasquali profiles.The history of Profilpas is also the history of a family; Gabriella Pasquali Sartori has been part of the company from the beginning, initially carrying out office duties before moving on to the commercial side of the business. The first items to be produced were profiles for carpets and the first site was a 200 m2 warehouse in Vigodarzere, Padova.
  • The first steps were: to develop the product range and to structure a sales organization covering the Italian territory with a network of agents.
  • The first relationships with customers from abroad began: Germany, Switzerland, Holland.
  • The character of the company and its values started to take shape right from the beginning: professionalism, product and system quality, innovation and entrepreneurial initiative.
  • In the late 1970s Profilpas changed premises to a larger 500 m2 warehouse in Vigodarzere.

1981 / 1984

  • In the new premises, the first significant investments in production technologies were made, some of which allowed totally new innovations such as self-adhesive profiles, profiles manufactured on a rollforming line and bendable profiles to be introduced into the profile market.
  • Profilpas participated in the trade fairs of the industry such as the Star of Milan.
  • In 1984 Marco Pasquali joined the company.
  • Profilpas became the leader of the Italian market.

1985/1990

  • In 1986 Profilpas moved to new 1000 m2 premises in Cadoneghe, Padova. The range of products was further increased.
  • In 1988 Barbara Pasquali joined the company.
  • The first profile models for ceramic Cerfix® were made and the Profinish with spacers patent was introduced.
  • The Klic® line was introduced, and quickly became the leading brand in the large-scale retail trade.
    The Klic ® profiles were introduced in pre-cut sizes in blister packs.
  • The retail store exhibition solutions were introduced.
  • Profilpas' presence abroad became stronger. The company participated in international fairs such as the Batimat and the Domotex.
  • Collaboration with the first national distributors began: France and Switzerland.

1990/1995

  • The development of the profile range for the laying of wooden and laminate floors continued with products such as Prosystem®, Profix and, above all, the Unisystem® system, which was destined to become the (par excellence) laying solution for laminate floors.
  • Alcrom®, the wood finish decoration for profiles. The aluminum sublimation process.
  • The process of the company's internationalization began. In 1992 Profilpas France was founded.
  • The Protrim, Projoint, Proangle, Pronivel and Prostyle profiles completed the range of Cerfix profiles.
  • In 1995, the construction of new premises in Cadoneghe began and was completed in 1996.

1996/2000

  • The new Alcrom® Plus finish was introduced for laminate and wood floor profiles. The decoration consisted of a special film coating which perfectly reproduced the wood finish.
  • Profilpas took over the Klic® company.
  • Profilpas moved to new premises in Cadoneghe.
  • The first fully automated packaging line for the Klic® packaging was realized.
  • The new metal profile packages were introduced, in which each profile is individually packaged and protected.
  • In 1999 Profilpas Germany was founded.
  • In the year 2000 Profilpas Portugal was founded.
  • The Proflex line was introduced.

2001/2005

  • In 2001 Profilpas Spain was established.
  • In 2004 the Profilpas Czech branch was established.
  • Also in 2004 a new production unit, for the production of PVC profiles, was inaugurated in Cadoneghe.
  • The Metal line skirting board range was expanded with new models.
  • In 2005 the Profilpas Adria branch was established.
  • In 2005, the expanded PVC line of skirting boards was pres

2006/2010

  • The product range was constantly expanded to exceed 6000 items.
  • New unique finishes for aluminum profiles were introduced.
  • Exports exceeded 50% of overall sales. Profilpas regularly now exported to over 60 countries.
  • A warehouse was inaugurated in Moscow for direct distribution to the Russian market.
  • Profilpas Poland was establishe

2010/2017

  • Profilpas Middle East founded.
  • New Profilpas France offices opened in Bois-d'Arcy to distribute to French market.
  • Construction commenced on Profilpas Polska facility, to sell to markets in northeastern Europe.
  • The range was continuously extended and exceeded 10,000 items
  • Profilpas Digital System PDS, the digital printing technology to reproduce any decoration on Alcrom® Plus film was introduced.
  • Profilpas Design range introduced, a special series of profiles for the worlds of architecture and interior design, featuring contemporary colours and finishes and the possibility to choose from multiple combinations reflecting the latest trends in interior design.
  • C Design presented, a new range of decorative brass, chrome and 24 k gold-plated profiles with Swarovski® crystals.
  • Prolight introduced, a range of listello tile trims, external corner profiles, stair nosings and skirting boards with LED technology.
  • Profilpas Drain introduced, a range of shower drainage channels for floor-level showers, designed to create a single flat surface in the bathroom and create a modern, stylish space.
  • Range of profiles for LVT floors introduced, comprising products designed specifically to adapt to the low thickness of this type of floor covering.