The Prandelli family’s long tradition of metal working started in 1901 and evolved into the company MEPRA which stands for "Metallurgica Prandelli" in 1947. For over a century MEPRA has grown to produce some of the world’s finest 18/10 gauge stainless steel flatware, hollowware and kitchenware with expansion into new design materials such as glass, wood, porcelain and highly durable polycarbonate plastic. MEPRA is committed to innovation with one of the highest Research and Development investment percentages in the industry. Creativity and design are supported by MEPRA’s commitment to manufacturing excellence using the highest quality materials, maximum steel densities and finishing techniques to achieve product perfection. MEPRA brings "Made in Italy" tradition, culture, design, quality and lifestyle to the home.