Briareo project was born from the collaboration of two industrial companies, Arken SpA and Gymnotus sas, and focuses on the research, design and industrial development of an innovative vertical axis micro-wind turbine which can produce power even at low wind speeds with high power efficiency.
We have solid roots … Arken Spa was born in 1993 with the first patented furniture system becoming today a leading manufacturer of modular furniture for shops. Its efforts have been focused on innovative research and original solutions enabling us to compete, in domestic and international markets, with success, during all these years. Investment and production facilities are spread throughout several countries, but always maintaning the home-base headquarters 100 km south of Rome, adjacent to the A1 motorway at Ferentino. Headquarter occupies an area of 50,000 sqm of which 11.000 sqm dedicated to the factory production of components ranging from wood, plastic production, glass and metal. Part of the plant is used as a showroom and is open to all retailers who want to accompain their clients for a friendly visit. Yet, there have been important investments on sustainibility enhancing our strong commitment on environmental responsibility and ethics. Currently Arken facilities include a 400 kW photovoltaic system and a cogeneration plant which transforms the processing waste into clean energy