Terno Scorrevoli

70 years in sliding systems sector

For 70 years we have been designing and manufacturing sliding systems for furniture and doors.
We operate all over the world through values such as: constant attention to the customer, innovation of new and performing systems, constant improvement of existing ones and passion for functional solutions. Now we are recognized on the market as innovative and quality manufacturers .

The vast and diversified range of products, the flexibility that has always distinguished us, the quality of internal production, totally Made in Italy, are a concrete and tangible response to the increasingly sophisticated needs of modern design.

Our company

Mechanical tradition and technological innovation

Dynamism, technology, attention to production processes, customer needs and market developments are in a nutshell, our company.
In over 10,000 square meters, the production and logistics headquarters are the operating heart of our company. From design to tooling, from customer care to assembly, from research and development to the processing of extrusions, our completely Italian production is today an element of differentiation and absolute prestige that allows us to operate in over 75 Countries around the world.
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Present amd future

Looking ahead, investing in the future, improving the present, a continuous cycle that has always accompanied our vision and our way of approaching our work. For this reason, we work to improve all production processes and constantly invest in research and development of new solutions, as well as in the digitalization of our company.

Imagining future scenarios to change them into tangible actions, constantly improving our systems to enhance the products on which they are installed and developing time to market solutions to favor the market of our stakeholders, are our evolution pragmatic vision.
Flexibility and creativity are the key for development, in any area.

1950 - 2020, 70 of passion and now: ready for new challenges

  1. 1950
  2. 1956
  3. 1968
  4. 1980
  5. 1997
  6. 2003
  7. 2010
  8. 2019
  9. 2020
  • 1950

    Terno&Dedè is born

    The history of Terno Scorrevoli begins a few years after the end of the Second World War: the precariousness of the economic situation pushes two enterprising young people: Terno Agostino and Dedè Giuseppe to found a company.
    Thus Terno & Dedè was born in 1950. The first production from 1950 to 1954 consisted of clips for the backs of radio sets, braked hinges, sliding blocks for furniture and for shop windows.
    From the beginning, the company has shown itself attentive to social and market developments. A vision that has come up to today.

  • 1956

    The double differential wheel

    In 1956 Terno Agostino designed a new type of wheel which he called a double differential wheel, which introduced a new use never experienced before. This particular type of double wheel allows the movement of the support in any direction, minimizing the friction of the floor. This was filed as an industrial patent on 11 September 1956.

    In the decade from 1958 to 1968 the production of sliding items and wheels for furniture will be increased,
    This production increase will require an expansion of productionwith the consequent construction of a second artisan shed.

  • 1968

    Officine Terno

    Officine Terno was born on 1 May 1968. It will deal with the growth and expansion of the sliding sector. Thus the foundations are laid for what will soon become a complete industrial production.

    In 1971 the two sons Giovanni and Francesco begin their collaboration in the company. The 70s also mark the beginning of exports, the implementation of the Research & Development department and participation in the first fairs (1979).

  • 1980

    The foreign experience

    In the first half of the 80s Terno Scorrevoli specializes definitively in the production of sliding systems for furniture and doors.
    While the Italian sales network is being developed, the adjustable sliding door for wardrobes will be patented. This soon will become the best-selling item in the sector.
    In 1988 it will then be presented at SASMIL in Milan (the first international fair) and, thanks to the success of requests, the first international agreements will be signed. The partnership with Omodei S.r.l., the company chosen to manage commercial relations abroad, intensifies.

  • 1997

    Awards for technological innovation

    In the early 1990s, the company name changed to Terno Scorrevoli and, thanks to the rapid expansion and strong market demand, it acquires and moved to the largest Limbiate (MI) office.

    In this period it has further increased production and sales in Italy and abroad and in 1994 the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, awarded Officine Terno s.n.c. di terno Agostino with a gold medal , award ceremony at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan with a concert by Maestro Riccardo Muti.
    In 1997 will be patented internationally a product for aluminum doors assembled together without the aid of any additional processing. Patent for which in 1998 Terno Scorrevoli will receive the prize for technological innovation from the Lombardy region.

  • 2003

    Terno Scorrevoli decided to expand its space: new headquarter

    Thanks to the increase in market demand, in 1999 Terno Scorrevoli decided to increase both production and logistics space by doubling the covered area available. Until 2003 when the new headquarters in Varedo (Monza-Brianza) opens.

    After only 3 years, in 2006, the new Varedo headquarters will be further expanded to reach an area of 8500 square meters, thus enhancing the production sectors of: shearing, aluminum processing, assembly, packaging and warehouse.

  • 2010

    The 60th anniversary

    60 years of research and design have allowed Terno Scorrevoli to stand out on the market for continuous technological innovations on sliding products for the sectors: furniture and interior doors.

    A goal that is the result of a constant commitment which brings the Terno Scorrevoli, to sell in over 50 countries, giving way to a new era of products such as Magic. A path that will definitely mark a change of course in the company, which will stand out on the market for innovation and minimal design.

  • 2019

    Fluid: the revolution

    In 2019 Terno Scorrevoli is a recognized and internationally appreciated company. Technological innovation and minimalist design, the core values that have distinguished the company in all markets in recent years, lead to the creation of Fluid: a revolutionary and complete sliding system destined to change the sliding market.

    2019 is also the year in which some projects begin that will bring Terno Scorrevoli towards the digitalization and automation of some processes: management, production and design.

  • 2020

    70 years: the young soul

    In the year of the 70th anniversary the whole world stopped due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    A tough period that cost thousands of lives and that strongly marked all the world production.

    But if 70 years of history have hardened us, thanks to our young soul and to the passion for our work, we look to the future with confidence and optimism.

    Let's start from here today 4-05-2020, with the certainty that we have never stopped but prepared for what will come.