Faraplan, a specialist in the processing (or extrusion moulding) of PVC and PE, is a leading manufacturer of pipe and fitting systems for the construction, water supply, sewer, plumbing and irrigation sectors. The product range comprises PVC pipe and fitting systems for industrial wastewater, domestic drains and the conveyance of drinking water, as well as corrugated HDPE pipes for carrying telecommunications cables and for drainage, and PE covering films for general and specialist (residential construction) applications. Faraplan also produces PVC gutter systems, plasticised PVC granules and moulded pieces in a wide variety of plastics.
Faraplan is part of the FITT Group, specialised in the processing of PVC and other thermo-plastic materials. FITT, the head company of the Group, was founded by Rinaldo Mezzalira in 1969 as a business dedicated to the production of flexible hoses for irrigation and flexible and spiral hoses bearing the HiFitt brand - for technical and industrial applications. Faraplan became an independent company in 1999, acquiring a key position on the Italian scene as manufacturer of rigid pipes for the construction industry, aqueduct design, sewage works, gutter systems, sheets in PE and granules in PVC, going on to celebrate its 15th anniversary in 2014.
The FITT Group is now a widespread organised network with consolidated technological, production and distribution partnerships worldwide. The group companies share and exchange skills and know-how, giving life to high-tech pipes able to meet the needs of profoundly different markets in terms of product types and intended use. Close collaboration with the customer is a key factor on a day to day basis: from personalised consultancy services aimed at product development through to optimised distribution with an integrated system of logistics platforms designed to meet the specific demands of all.
Our business in figures:
- Production plants: 2 production sites with PVC pipe and profile extrusion lines and specific fitting moulding lines.
- Workforce: 164 employees
- Area: buildings of 20,000 m2 housing production departments, 90,000 m2 for finished product storage
- 2014 turnover: 91,600,000 Euro
- Finished product: 90,000 tons/year
Manufacturing products compliant with the highest quality standards envisaged by the specific industry norms, Faraplan is a benchmark producer for the world of construction, water supply and drainage in Italy and throughout Europe.
Thanks to in-depth know-how and large investments in research and development, the company is able to satisfy the market’s demands, working in close association with professionals and its product’s users. This synergy generates solutions tailored to satisfy real applicational needs, making Faraplan products indispensable working tools.