Salon Rouge at EmalcoThis picture was taken about 20 years ago. It is probably one of the last pictures of what use to be Verner Pantons interior design “Salon Rouge” at Emalco.

I am very happy to now have this fantastic interior in the Panton World collection.

The Emaillerie Corgémont (Emalco since 1971) was founded in 1932 under the name Signum SA. Originally, the company manufactured road signs and license plates for cars. Thereafter, they performed subcontract work for enameling furnaces and stoves, and they specialized in the production of cast iron cooking (pots, Raclette and fondue pots). Emaillerie Corgémont held up to 160 people. In the early 1980s, they found new outlets in the wall panels.
In 1989, the holding company Integra (Wallisellen seat) moved the field of culinary cast Soissons (France). The activity of Emalco Corgémont was then reduced to manufacture surfaces in sheet metal and enamelled aluminum, such as signs, license plates or decorative facades (terminals Zurich and Geneva). In January 1993, the production of enameling steel base was also transferred to Soissons. Manufacturing enamel aluminum base, an area where the company was seen as the European leader in Corgémont continued until 1994, when Emalco permanently closed its doors.