Gerardi S.p.A. Co. established by Ivano Gerardi Sr. in 1971 with a background of 20 years experience in all kinds of machine shop throughout Canada and U.S.A. Today the company is just 5 Km from the Milan International Airport Malpensa 2000. In the eighties the company grew to become the largest Italian vise manufacturer, one of the leaders in the European Common Market and the quality of its products gained worldwide renown and solutions Meanwhile, the company developed its own Grinding machines with a totally new concept at the base of the project. Moreover Gerardi S.p.A. has designed a widest range of Angle Heads for traditional machine tools and machining centers and Driven Tools for C.N.C. lathes. With worldwide marketing efforts, the company brought the production from few pieces to and such thousands technologies to be known and sold all over the world.The new machine was exhibited at the Milano machine tool show in 1990 and since then the research and development of the grinding technologies have never stopped. In the same period the company established a joint-venture in China for the manufacturing of parts and types of vises together with the Chinese aerospace industry. Thanks to major investments the new company is today fully controlled by Gerardi and is achieving the same excellent leadership results in Asia as those accomplished in Europe.
After the set up of a US subsidiary Co. near Chicago (Huntley - IL), new German and English branches, have been estabilished in Stuttgard / Germany in 2007 and in Bristol / UK in 2010 in order to better penetrate and service the local markets. Of course this meant a huge financial effort and investment, but the fast evolution and continuous adjustment to high competitive markets has always been the main Gerardi S.p.A. feature. Gerardi sets up a new plant for angle heads manufacturing in LONATE POZZOLO and a new company in INDIA for the manufacturing of fixtures for the Indian market.The Gerardi S.p.A. Co. staff nownumbered over 200 employees, with an averageage of under 40. In the company all the top roles and manager positions were acquired through internal training and experience geared to devoloping individual skills and abilities. Our total export is today more 70% of our total production in more than 50 countries around the world and we invest about 10% of our total turnover in advanced technological research for new products.