The Group Our history.

Four plants

in Italy.

One in Germany.

One in China.

1963

FOUNDATION YEAR

FIMI was established in Barzanò (Lc) – Italy – by the two brothers Vittorio and Pompeo Rovelli, eager to follow the footsteps of their father, who ran a small mechanical workshop.

In 1964 the company moved its headquarters to the present site in Viganò (Lc) where it continued to grow, thus becoming a leading company in the design and manufacture of coil Levelling and Slitting Lines for ferrous and non-ferrous metal sheets.

1988

PARTNERSHIP WITH SA.MO.

1988 marks the beginning of the partnership with SA.MO, a company based in Barzanò (LC) specialized in the design and manufacture of Slitting Lines and slit-coils Packing Lines.

1997

FIMI IN CHINA

A new agency office is opened in Shanghai to provide support to the increasing number of clients spread throughout the Asian territory.

2006

FOUNDATION OF FMS

In 2006 FIMI founds FMS (Fimi Machinery Shanghai). With a team of engineers supporting the installation phase and the after-sales service, FMS has started its own production of auxiliary machines on site completely manufactured on the basis of FIMI’s design.

2010

FIMI ACQUIRES SA.MO.

After a long and fruitful partnership, in 2010 FIMI S.p.A. acquires SA.MO.

2016

NEW MANAGEMENT

2016 is a turning point in FIMI’s history. With the entry of Meccanica Adda Fer Srl and the new management of Antonio Pensotti, the company has started a new journey that has led FIMI to become a very important industrial centre, born from the union of 5 companies with 200 employees, 8 plants and about 50 million of annual turnover, FIMIGroup.

2017

FIMIGROUP ACQUIRES SACMA

In 2017 FIMIGroup announces the acquisition of the historical company of Crosio della Valle (VA), leader in the design and manufacture of sheet metal processing lines.  

At the same time:

the new Service division is established in Mapello (Bg);

FIMIGroup founds FIMI GmbH, the German division able to guarantee prompt and effective maintenance and intervention on FIMI’s lines and machines located in the North of Europe. 

2018

FIMIGROUP ACQUIRES SELEMA

FIMIGroup acquires SELEMA S.r.l., an Italian company founded in 1980, leader in the engineering and manufacture of processing lines for strips of non-ferrous materials and specialized particularly in the treatment of aluminium strips in the range 10 µm – 4 mm for the whole variety of alloys produced to the present date. 

2019

FIMI AUTOMATION

The new division of FIMIGroup, FIMI Automation, is the result of the acquisition of two companies active in the automation sector for many years: L.A.E.B. Srl and Mec Service Srl. 

In particular, LAEB incorporation is making it possible for FIMIGroup to reach the first goal of the Automation division: the complete autonomy in the realization of the industrial automation and of the service for the whole range of its own products.

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