LI&PRA is born from the union of Prati Group S.p.a. and the Swiss company LI&CO AG.

It produces and markets cutting-edge products in the world of floating floors and wallcoverings for interior and exterior use.

Innovative design and customized solutions allow us to create new projects with the guarantee of a high production quality and many years of experience in commercial and residential environments.

1963

Everything began in a small paint factory …

In 1963, thanks to the will of Amos and Sauro brothers, Prati company was born. Strengthened by an experience already matured in the finishing sector, they created a small family-run paint factory in the heart of the city of Reggio Emilia with an operational level strictly local.

The professional and technical skills of the two founders have transformed the store into a real point of reference in the area.

1981

The expansion begins achieving regional level.

The company moves to a new headquarters in Bosco di Scandiano (Reggio Emilia) with a new logistics structure, Prati Group focuses on the wholesale of interior and exterior finishing products.

After a few years, the organisation is restructured to aim for a growth throughout the region. The company then specializes in the sector of paints, varnishes and similar products representing exclusive European brands.

1999

A new era begins.

The LITHOS brand is born, a new division with a new management and a new commercial structure. The company enters the glue-free flooring market with the introduction of a complete range of laminate floors.

Its image – the wolf cub – becomes the main character of this new division. A strong bond with nature and a strong personality for a collection of products that soon conquer the market nationwide.

2003

Design goes outdoors.

In 2003 the company decided to undertake a new journey. The HORTUS project is born from the need to transfer the design outdoors with the same care and attention that is been used in the interior design until now.

Thus, the production of an outdoor collection of wooden floors begins to provide elegance, n originality and to take nature to outdoor areas such as swimming pools, terraces, gardens, patios and outdoor restaurants, spa and wellness centres.

2008

Not just laminates …

In 2008 a new adventure begins thanks to the potentiality and flexibility of the new production plant, and the constant pursuing of goals of the Prati Group towards the technological innovation and quality improvement.

With a huge investment, the company is now able to offer an infinite range of decors, colours and materials introducing absolutely evolved and unpublished product solutions in the market.

With the aim of improving the existing floating floors in the market, Prati Group creates a new company in Spain named Floover which launches PVC, cork, linoleum, real leather and digital printing on HDF panels internationally. All through a joint venture that manufactures the mentioned solutions in the branch the company has in Switzerland.

2012

New reference point for professionals

In June 2012, Prati Colori & Vernici is born to market the entire Colour division of the company. The brand thus identifies the distribution of leading European brands for interior and exterior housing and building finishes.

At a local level Prati Group reinforces its presentce the following year opening Parma as a sales point which together with the historical site in Reggio Emilia aims to strenght the local presence and cover the provinces of Reggio and Parma at a high commercial and logistic levels with a qualified sales and technical team.

2017

Functional and emotional. A showroom is born.

In October 2017 the Prati Group Showroom & Academy is born.

An exhibition area created inside a former industrial building of ​​over 1500 square meters in which, through an emotional journey, one can admire the whole collection of indoor and outdoor floors and wallcoverings and the whole range of  applications in paintings and glazes of a very high quality in addition to the innovative wallpapers and decorative frames.
The recreation of environments such as hotel rooms, SPA areas, and living areas have been design using all the products Prati Group offers.
These environments represent only a few proposals, but one can admire the versatility of the products combined together in order to create an integration between the different materials.

Design, innovation and creativity takes the visitor to a very special journey.

This whole project called “INTEGRATED” is the result of many years of experience and the choice of right partners with high quality products.

The exhibition showcases all the main products and brands Prati Groups provides for flooring and paints – Lithos Egger, Floover, CdColor, Lucite and Delta, …so the visitor whether he is an interior designer, a craftsman, an architect or a retailer is able to see every product and is involved in the use of the various materials, colours and finishes chosen to characterize a certain environment.

Inside the Showroom there is also a space dedicated to training, called Academy, in which professionals can always stay up to date on the latest products and their application techniques.

2018

The birth of a large group.

On the 18th of October 2018 LI&PRA is born. The merge of Prati Group S.p.A. and the Swiss company LI&CO AG. creates a union that gives rise to a new international logistic centre based in Bosco di Scandiano (Reggio Emilia, Italy) with a stronger sales organization linked to the Italian design and the Swiss Made production.

The production site, located in Müstair (the plant covers an area of ​​42,000 square meters, of which 26,000 of production space with innovative systems that fully respect the environment.

LI&PRA combines the foundations and experiences of two innovative companies, with the aim of becoming a big player in the market.
The main goal is to create new solutions that can make every environment beautiful, pleasant, relaxing, unique and exclusive.

Professionalism

Company, employees and suppliers are required to carry out all company activities with rigor and professionalism. Each is required to provide an adequate work contribution to the role held, in order to ensure high quality standards in the delivery of the products and services offered.

Transparency and honesty

Interpersonal relationships between all employees, collaborators, customers
and suppliers are based on criteria and behavior, of correctness,
collaboration, loyalty, transparency
and mutual respect.

Respect

Company, employees and collaborators abide by
compliance with and application of the Company Regulations
and the safety standards required
by current legislation.

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