It all began in 1828, when Domenico Conte, holding an official certificate as “minusiere” (i.e. carpenter) obtained after a period of serious training, started his own business by setting up a workshop on the hill above the old town of Castelnuovo where he produced wooden carts, barrels, doors, windows, stairs and furniture in baroque or classical style like those still visible in the parish church.
To do all this at that time Domenico started from the tree,
which was often bargained for personally in the woods, followed
by its felling, sawing and seasoning, which was natural and
lasted one year for each centimetre of thickness.
The business then passed from father to son up to Sergio who
after the 2nd World War, to satisfy the new building
requirements generated by the economic boom, opened its new
headquarter in the lower part of town making mainly
At the end of the 80s Giovanni, the current owner of the
carpentry, moved it again, this time in Castelnuovo industrial
area, where the business is headquartered today.
The purchase of CNC electronic equipment and the training of
highly qualified personnel revolutionise and keep the company
in line with the times.
Conte1828. One company, one passion.
Four generations, one goal: to bring artisan craft skills to levels of excellence in the design and production of wooden window frames.