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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.
Founded as a commercial agency MCA in Bendern, Liechtenstein, by Mr. P. Gschwend
Takeover of commercial agency from various upholstery brands from the Schieder Group
Initial production of independent models in leather
Construction of our first upholstery factory on 5,000 sqm.
Start of production in our first factory
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
Cotta Group’s first appearance at the imm Köln trade fair
Construction of the Minimaxx upholstery factory
Addition and expansion of two more factories
Takeover of Sinkro in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina for the production of beds and upholstered furniture
Foundation of Designwerk AG with independent production
Takeover of Steinpol from the Steinhoff Group
Construction and conversion from Sinkro Sarajevo and expansion to 30,000 sqm. Production area
Expansion of the Minimaxx upholstery factory
Patrick Poltera (marketing/sales),
Walter Schlegel (finance / human resources)
Number of employees 2021: 5.593
15 factories with a total production area of 287,000 sqm