Ariostea was founded in 1961. It manufactures products with a high technological content paying particular attention to the impact on the environment. The company's added value is represented by the following international certifications: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, EMAS. Ariostea the beating heart of cutting-edge technology since 1961. High quality combined with unrivalled technology has enabled us to re-interpret some of the rarest, most refined and valuable products of nature, while also enhancing their tecnica and qualitative properties, saving many of these materials from oblivion. In this way, Ariostea allows you to appreciate and take full advantage of some of the most prized materials available. Other hallmarks include exceptional functionality, hygiene, safety and long-lasting durability: for what can also be seen as the perfect green, ecological alternative. The concept of the material is new and constantly being developed upon in the search for ultimate quality. High Technology Ariostea technologies are unique: they are devised, designed and implemented directly in-house at the company’s own sites (which cover the know-how, mechanics and software), and are protected by international patents. Ariostea high-tech porcelain tiles are made using only the choicest of mineral natural raw materials which are subjected to a process similar to that undergone by rocks on our planet over millennia. Put to high pressure and intense heat (up to 1300°) these raw materials, carefully researched worldwide, form a material of extreme compactness, homogeneousness and nonabsorbency.