Artte Telai: PEFC-certified table tennis rackets made in Italy
5 September 2018 News
What do a Stradivarius violin and a PEFC-certified table-tennis racket have in common? Both are made of resonating wood, which gives the player an incomparable feeling.
The story of the racket begins in the PEFC-certified forest of Paneveggio in Trentino, Italy.
Famous for wood with resonance, the forest provides the perfect raw material for the world's first PEFC-certified table tennis frame.
Called Italy, the frame is part of the line Artte Telai, created by the Italian workshop Artigian Mobili. It is the first of a series of rackets that will be PEFC-certified.
Artte Telai offers various models of rackets, created for different playing styles and allowing for different degrees of speed, control and spin. This is possible through several plies and the use of different wood species.
Each ply is made of a single piece of wood, without any joints, ensuring the ideal mechanical behavior and vibration transmission.
The rackets therefore combine sustainability with excellent sport performance, and are used by many professional athletes.
Artigian Mobili is an artisan workshop based in Perugia, Italy. Having worked with wood for more than 50 years, the family business brings together tradition and innovation.
Artigian Mobili has produced a range of timber products, including furniture, musical instruments and sound systems, before creating Artte Telai.
Conscientious about corporate social responsibility, the certified company uses exclusively wood from sustainable forests, combining love for wood, craftsmanship and respect for nature.
Photo credit: www.arttetelai.com