Oerlikon Graziano SpA, gear, drive and shifting solutions provider, welcomed the Governor of the Piedmont Region, Sergio Chiamparino and the local Authorities on Friday, June 19, at the official opening ceremony of the new office building in Rivoli, C.so IV Novembre, 53. During the visit a plaque in memory of Cav. Carlo Graziano, who founded the company in 1951, will be affixed to the front side of the building.
Oerlikon Graziano, part of Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment, is a global player in the power transmission field with more than 60 years of experience. Today, the company is focused on major markets such as off-highway (agricultural and construction), automotive and industrial applications, and includes in its portfolio prestigious brands. Its success is based on innovative and high-tech solutions, know-how and engineering capabilities that meet customer needs, providing complete driveline systems as well as single gearing components.
The Governor of the Piedmont Region, Dr. Sergio Chiamparino, the Vice Mayor of the City of Rivoli, Dr. Franco Rolfo and local authorities will attend the site visit. On the occasion of the visit, a plaque in memory of founder Cav. Carlo Graziano will be affixed to the front side of the building to remember his commitment and dedication, building up over the years an example of manufacturing excellence on the territory and in the world.
The Turin-based company, with five plants in Italy, four in Piedmont - Rivoli, Sommariva Perno, Cervere, Luserna San Giovanni - and one in Puglia - Bari -, and an international presence in Europe (UK) and in Asia (China and India), has developed over the years a long-term strategy, which has favored investments in innovation, research and development; and has invested in advanced design systems and methods of production with a high degree of automation which provide the flexibility and reliability needed to manage the production of a wide variety of products.
"Ours is a company that deals daily on the issues of today and, above all, is looking to the future but, for me and for all of us, it is important not to forget our roots, where we come from," says Paul Ramadori, President and CEO Oerlikon Graziano SpA. "For this reason we decided to dedicate our European Headquarters to the memory of the founder of the Graziano Group, to his business vision, his dedication to work and the ability to enhance the employees."