Worldwide Leader in Forging, Tunneling & Drilling

An Italian history of success and innovation

Storytelling

1972

Silvano Palmieri starts his activity by becoming a shareholder of a small mechanical workshop in Castel di Casio (BO).

1977

The company growth requires the construction of a new production site in Silla di Gaggio Montano (BO).

1986

The Palmieri brand is born with the creation of a new company called ICC International Cutters Company.

1988

The Palmieri family acquires one of the oldest and most famous forging company in Porretta Terme area (Est. 1908) renamed “Palmieri Tools Forging”.

1994

Due to a landslide, the local Civil Protection organization ordered the evacuation of the Silla plant and the whole factory is moved to the Canevaccia (BO) site 15 kilometres north of the original location.

1996

Palmieri S.r.l. becomes a joint-stock company.

2004

The of Group companies ’s continuous growth allows the brand Palmieri to establish itself as an international leader in the drilling tools business.

2005

After the acquisition of land in Campiglia Marittima (LI), the third Palmieri Group company of the was founded: it is called Palmieri Tunnelling – Drilling S.r.l.

2008

Palmieri Tools Forging S.r.l. acquires large premises in an industrial area located in Ponte della Venturina (BO) where its entire CNC machining department is moved.

2011

The German branch of the Group was founded in Dresden; it is mainly dedicated to the development and follow up of the Central European markets clients.

2015

The territorial expansion of the Group results in the addition of a new site in Iola (MO) where new disc cutters are assembled and used ones coming back from sites all over the world are refurbished for further reuse.

2017

The Palmieri Group consolidates its Leadership position with the acquisition of new large warehouses dedicated to the storage of products ready for delivery.