Show room Franco Comploj - Ortisei

About us

FRANCO is the acronym of FRANz COmploj, founder of the family business.

Francesco Comploj, Franz Comploj, Elisabeth Pobitzer in Comploj
Francesco Comploj, Franz Comploj, Elisabeth Pobitzer in Comploj

We have been producing sacral and secular woodcarvings with passion and success since four generations (first provable registration in 1929)

Giving pleasure with woodcarvings and the greatest importance to the following principles are our main objectives:

  • Provide the highest quality
    according to the best artistic tradition
  • Authenticity
    100% Made in Italy, Val Gardena
  • Traditional
    but open-minded
  • Long-term relationships
    with customers, collaborators and suppliers


Evolution of the logo:

Evolution of the logo 1929 - 1942 Evolution of the logo 1943 - 1971 Evolution of the logo 1972 ->

1929 - 1942

1943 - 1971

1972 ->

Evolution of the company’s name:

  • Comploj Francesco
  • Comploj Francesco - Franco
  • Comploj Franz - Franco
  • Francesco Comploi
  • Fratelli Comploi
  • Franco Francesco Comploi
  • Franco – Francesco Comploj
  • Franco – Fr.Comploj
  • Franco Comploj

Since the foundation 1929 also the denomination has been changed:

  • Manufacturing: Artistic woodcarvings and woodentoys.
  • Ecclesiastical Art Works
  • Manufacturing and export of artistic wood carvings, statuary and gifts
  • Production and export of artistic wood carvings since 1929
  • Artistic wood carvings since 1929
  • Scultures Artistiches 1929 (ladin language)


Gold medal by the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Handicraft of Bolzano
celebrating our 75th Jubilee in the year 2004 document in ladin language)


wood carvings  
since 1929  



Green Energy

Franco is powered
by green energy.


Gardena Art - 100% Made in Italy - Val Gardena

Since the foundation of the
Woodcarving Manufacturer
  Association Gardena Art
the firm is member
of the same.




© FRANCO COMPLOJ Via Rezia 181, 39046 Ortisei, Val Gardena, Dolomites, South Tirol, Italy, Tel. (+39) 0471 79 62 72
100% Made in Italy - Val Gradena
Franco Comploj  Wood carvings