The Italian word “Armare” means to rig or fit-out a sailing vessel. This family business has been building ropes in San Giorgio di Nogaro (Udine) for over 200 years and the latest descendant of the founder, Stefano Finco, took over the reins 20 years ago. With two centuries of accumulated knowledge, the latest generation of Armare products are of the highest technical specification and quality which are designed and built by experts in their field. To ensure continued growth of the business over such a long period requires constant evolution and continuous innovation is written into the very DNA of the business which is always looking for new ways to improve performance. Continued success is guaranteed by staying true to the company’s core values and developing solid business relationships built on trust and respect both for the quality of the products and the way they choose to do business.Upffront sources a range of high quality composite standing rigging cables, torsional furling cables, loops and strops from Armare ropes.