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Company Profile


Acting in a demanding and each day more competitive global market, our commitment is to consolidate the presence in 10 countries and to win new markets. We are masters in furniture with 40 years experience. In order to satisfy our demanding clients, we invest in a professional, young and cohesive team as well as in new technologies, which open new perspectives and grant production capacity. We strive for quality and innovation. We have an irreverent design and always look for comfort together with innovation. For us, the passion for furniture     perfection is an imperative to satisfy our clients’ and partners’ wishes.

ARC brand grows in a sustainable way, standing for high quality furniture and for high quality design projects and collections that we present at international fairs dedicated to the interior decoration sector, especially those taking place in Germany, France, Spain and Portugal.

Our brand is well recognized in the markets we are already working with: Germany and France, which represent 70% of our exportations, as well as Portugal, Austria, Spain, Belgium and others countries. In a near future our goal is to win new markets, namely in Asia and America.

We are passionate and perfectionist in everything we do, enhancing that it is worth believing in the future with our partners.

The Management,
Alberto Rocha e Armando Rocha


About us

The company ARC was founded in 1971, in Rebordosa  (near to Porto) by António da Rocha Carneiro, father of the current managers. He had a strong passion and knowledge for furniture and the dream of building its own company. Due to his family support his dream came true. His strong character and determination were key factors to the success of the business, as well as the support of his two sons, – Armando Rocha and Alberto Rocha – who replaced him in 2001 in the management of the company.

ARC is nowadays one of the Portuguese export companies acting in the furniture business, which is well recognized by its quality and design, not only in Portugal as well as in other countries.

The company facilities have an area of about 12.000m2, including a renewed and expanded factory, an office and a show room. It has become a modern and competitive company, well equipped with top technology for the furniture sector.

ARC is growing in a sustained way due to the fact that it has always invested in high qualified professionals and in strategically partners. In 2002 the company achieved the certification in quality according to the NP EN ISO 9001:2000 and employs 90 workers. For more than 40 years that designs, manufactures and sells high quality furniture for the complete decoration of the home, with products that adapt the needs and demands of the modern and sophisticated client.

Besides the exclusive design ARC privileges quality in assistance service in sales and post sales. The commercial management of the company invests in a relation of proximity to the client (stores and distributors).

As a recognition of its merit and performance, the company was given two awards in 2007, one in the Design event “In House” – award given by the public – ACICP and the other at Exporthome – award given by the press – ACICP.

Technology & Innovation

The company is specialized in furniture, with a recognized know-how for four decades. Its focus is in creativity and innovation, investing in machines and equipment of advanced technology in order to allow an excellent level of production and high quality furniture.


Brand / Product / Design

With the slogan “Masters in Furniture” ARC brand does not forget the traditional values, but its notoriety is especially due to the combination of quality, tradition and contemporaneity with an audacious design. This is the philosophy of a happy partnership between well known architects and designers, Portuguese and foreign ones.

Due to the Premium position and to the brand’s high standards of quality and exclusive design it is one of the most prestigious insignia in Europe in the furniture and interior decoration sector.

In Arc designers get their inspiration in order to create contemporary, sophisticated and functional furniture, as well as comfortable and with timeless aesthetics. Furniture is manufactured with the combination of materials like: noble and exotic wood, lacquered, glass and metals.
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