Wear your beauty.
Choose your colour.

Specialising in make-up pencils, we are a reliable partner for private label projects offering 360° support, from product definition to launch. For over 50 years, CONFALONIERI’s clear aim has been to produce high-quality wood make-up pencils that offer the best possible performance, always trying to stay a step ahead of times to provide innovative formulas and increasingly more sustainable products.

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HISTORY

Writing history is about being able to look beyond…
1897
Guido Confalonieri opens a typography in Chiavenna, a little village surrounded by the Alps not far from the Swiss border. Elegant and unspoiled nature blends with art and culture, always rich with stimulants in the areas close to the border.
1900
Using the energy produced by the River Mera, Guido Confalonieri diversifies his business activities and starts producing chalk sticks commonly used in schools, tailor workshops, and in pool. He also produced pen ink.
1929
The school stationary range is launched: wood rulers, set squares, pencil cases, pattern maker rulers for tailors. Together with his son Ferdinando and grandson Guido Carnazza, Guido Confalonieri starts to make coloured graphite pencils.
1960
Elisabetta Gallese, wife of Ferdinando, inspired by the culture of beauty, decides to extend the range of products to the cosmetics sector.
1969
Guido Luca Confalonieri, son of Elisabetta makes the decisive move that drives the company to specialise in make-up pencils.
1997
The new production facilities open in Gordona, near Chiavenna.
2000
These are years of large and decisive investments for CONFALONIERI MATITE, both from a structural and a technological point of view. Process automation allows the company to confirm its position on the global market and satisfy customer demand.
2003
Growth is unstoppable and CONFALONIERI stands out on an international level among companies of the same sector by investing increasingly more in research and development in name of innovation.
2011
CONFALONIERI starts developing sustainable formulas. Pioneers in the organic market. Constant evolution leads not just to organic formulas, but also to the creation of sustainable paints, pencil caps, and materials.
2017
The new production area is inaugurated. Everything is conceived and produced based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), thanks to which the company obtains the ISO 22176 GMP certification.
2019
CONFALONIERI obtains the PEFC and FSC Chain of Custody certifications for wood. Currently, Confalonieri Matite is the only Italian company that produces make-up pencils 100% Made in Italy.
2020
In the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, CONFALONIERI MATITE opts for a new look. Extensive rebranding to add value to what has been the company’s core business for over half a century. A change to improve while remaining true to the original core values.

Staff

Your ideas, our professionalism

Constant relaunching and targeted investments in next generation technology have defined the development of highly specialised staff. The team spirit, competence, and reliability of our people has played a major part in CONFALONIERI MATITE’s success.

We have always focused on quality, safety, and liveability in the workplace.
Motivation, commitment, and dedication are the basis of our success.

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