History

The main milestones of a growth path that started in Brescia, in 1964.

 

1964

Attilio Camozzi quits his job as a turner and, together with his brothers Luigi and Geromino, embarks on an entrepreneurial adventure. He founds Camozzi and produces pneumatic components for industrial automation.

The ‘eighties

Acquisition of Campress, a company specialising in the hot moulding of brass.

Sponsorship

In 1985 Camozzi entered the world of Formula 1 with the Arrows team. Subsequently, with Camozzi’s sponsorship McLaren wins the constructors’ championship and Mika Hakkinen wins the drivers’ championship. Also, Senna, Berger and Alboreto compete under Camozzi’s sponsorship.

The ‘nineties

The company enters an important expansion phase that leads to the acquisition of Innse-Berardi which operates in the machine tools sector, Marzoli operating in the textile industry and PlastiBenaco a manufacturer of plastic components. The strengthening of foreign positions is consolidated with the acquisition of some companies in the United States, Germany and China, and the establishment of foreign subsidiaries in different countries worldwide.

2001

Acquisition of Newton Officine Meccaniche (light and medium-heavy metal processing for the following sectors: naval, large-sized engines, machine tools, electrotechnical industry).

2003

Ingersoll Machine Tools Inc joins the Camozzi Group. This company from Illinois is a leader in the development of advanced machine tools for the aerospace, defense, transportation, energy and heavy industry sectors. The Camozzi Research Center (CRC) is founded (now called MARC, the Mechatronic Application Research Center).

2005

The President of the Italian Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, awards Attilio Camozzi the honour of Cavaliere del Lavoro.

2009

Acquisition of INNSE and foundation of Innse Milano (precision machinery of medium to heavy gearing for gear reducers which are used in the steel industry, marine propulsion systems and lifting and transportation plants).  

2011

Fonderie Mora Gavardo, foundry for cast iron and aluminium is acquired.

2013

Attilio Camozzi and his son Lodovico join their Chinese partners in Shanghai for the 20th anniversary of Camozzi Pneumatic Control Components Co. Ltd.

2014

Attilio Camozzi celebrates 50 years of entrepreneurial success with family, employees and close colleagues.

2015

The founder passes away. His son Lodovico (President and Chief Executive Officer) takes over to lead the Group, supported by his uncles Luigi (Honorary President) and Geromino.

2019

Thanks to a new logistics hub in Palazzolo Sull'Oglio (Brescia), Camozzi Automation is able to deliver all over Europe in just a few hours.