Real passion, ability and courage are needed to give idea stability. It takes the right attitude, qualified people and experienced partners to create something excellent.

History of the Cotta Group

The history of COTTA is one full of passion, innovation and courage. We have grown steadily and are represented in 30 countries throughout the world. Our thoughts and actions are always focused on the people and behind the scenes. The respectful cooperation, good relationships and shared demand for quality bring us together.

1991

Founded as a commercial agency MCA in Bendern, Liechtenstein, by Mr. P. Gschwend

1991

Takeover of commercial agency from various upholstery brands from the Schieder Group

Initial production of independent models in leather

2000

Construction of our first upholstery factory on 5,000 sqm.

Start of production in our first factory

2004

Expansion of existing upholstery factory as well as new construction of factory 2 on a total production area of 40,000 sqm.

Acquisition of 2 upholstery factors from the insolvent Schieder Group

2012

Cotta Group’s first appearance at the imm Köln trade fair

Construction of the Minimaxx upholstery factory

2018

Addition and expansion of two more factories

Takeover of Sinkro in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina for the production of beds and upholstered furniture

2019

Foundation of Designwerk AG with independent production

2019

Takeover of Steinpol from the Steinhoff Group

2019

Construction and conversion from Sinkro Sarajevo and expansion to 30,000 sqm. Production area

Expansion of the Minimaxx upholstery factory

Group FACTS

Managing director:
Patrick Poltera (marketing/sales),
Walter Schlegel (finance / human resources)

Number of employees 2021: 5.593

Production facilities:
15 factories with a total production area of 287,000 sqm

Furniture stores throughout Europe trust us and our employees in the factories, in sales and in customer service. Furniture stores throughout Europe trust us and our employees in the factories, in sales and in customer service.