The Mara patented height adjustment system recognized by the European Union's research and innovation program.
The collection of Follow tables equipped with a mechanical height adjustment system integrated and patented Mara has been recognized by the European Community as a unique and innovative product.
The project, after a strict selection, received a contribution from the research and innovation program of the European Union Horizon 2020 to guarantee its industrialization, which would allow the increase of employment and income in Europe. Considered as a means to stimulate economic growth and to create new jobs, Horizon 2020 enjoys the political support of European leaders and members of the European Parliament. They agreed that research is an investment for our future and they placed it at the center of the European Union project for smart and sustainable growth and employment.
The goal is to ensure that Europe produces world-class science, removing obstacles to innovation and making it easier, both for public and private sectors, to work together to create innovation.
"We are very satisfied and proud that our latest Follow collection has also been appreciated and recognized by the European Community - comments Laura Marchina, CEO of Mara - This precious acknowledgment confirms how the direction taken years ago by my father Luciano of continuous innovation and research, to guarantee market competitiveness, is the winning choice ".
Follow is the world's first collection of sit-stand tables with a mechanical system developed for improve the well-being and comfort of people in the workplace, in line with the European standard EN 527-1: 2011.
Tables that combine the possibility of millimetrically adjusting the height of the top, satisfying the user's ergonomics, the opportunity to work standing up by encouraging movement and improving well-being and productivity within the work space.
All this, in the Mara patent, takes place without the aid of electric motors or gas pumps and without any effort on the part of the user thanks to an innovative weight counterbalance system.
The result is a versatile and functional collection, 100% recyclable, that thanks to the different models of which it is composed allows to create and furnish stimulating environments where you are free to organize your spaces and change position at any time, in an easy, immediate and silent way, concretely stimulating its use.
Mara is a historic Italian company specializing in the production of innovative, aesthetic and functional systems and furnishings for the office, the community and everyday life. Rigorous and careful research, innovative and advanced production technologies allow Mara to carry out all the production phases within its production sites in Brescia: from laser cutting, welding, bending to painting.
Great attention is also paid to the requirements of safety, resistance and reaction to fire and to the attainment of European certifications that allow us to offer products in tenders for public spaces: collections of tables, chairs and accessories distributed throughout the world to furnish rooms stimulants in which to live and work, improving people's well-being and comfort.
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