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TEK REF is an Italian company, based in Sardinia, that has been producing ready-made wood-fired ovens for 20 years, under the Zio Ciro brand.

One of our two founders, Luca Pieri, has been tinkering with refractory materials and ovens since childhood.

TEK REF began as a small company, selling exclusively in the domestic market. Over the years, our business’s grew quality and production capacity have grown, allowing us to expand internationally and start selling in over 50 countries.

Our Zio Ciro wood/gas fired ovens, 100% Made in Italy, are entirely produced in an artisanal factory by high-skilled workers with years of experience in the field, using top-quality machinery that delivers top-quality products.

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