Belotti‘s history is the story of an industrial engineering company developed thanks to a balanced mix of competence and technological innovation in synergy with a courageous and indomitable entrepreneurial vision.
The industrial network within Bergamo district acts as a driving force for the activities that Luciano Belotti carries out in the first laboratory set up in 1979.
From that moment on, industrial development and technological goals run together with commercial growth to go straight to the present day and determine Belotti‘s affirmation on the market as a leading player in the design and construction of CNC machining solutions.
A 40 years long story
Engineer Luciano Belotti founds “MECCANICA BELOTTI” in a 800 sqm building.
Launch of the first contouring machine SC-13 for plastic components trimming.
The production of the first model with 2 axis (X-Y) for panel milling, equipped with a BOSCH CNC.
Development of the fist 5 simultaneous axis machine prototype RO5: full CNC controlled and with ball screw driven axis for the machining of 3D thermoformed plastic components.
No. 8 of R05 CNC centers was sold to IVECO company for bumpers machining.
A larger and more functional space to support the business growth. The domestic market reaches 60% of turnover, divided into 50% plastic, 40% composites, 10% other materials.
The first Series designed to work composite materials. The balance of commercial penetration shifts to international markets, which now cover the 50% of turnover divided into 70% composites, 20% light alloys, 10% plastic.
The company grows and now has 50 employees.
A new model with torque motor and fork type machining head to assure precision and power in milling aluminium and composites structural parts.
The balance of application fields continues to change and sees Belotti operating more and more simultaneously on composites, light alloys and plastic materials.
The company expands further its sales network by opening a new commercial branch in China “Belotti Shanghai Machine Tool Ltd”, aimed at managing this rapidly expanding market.
Belotti designs and produces the first cell that integrates robotics and CNC, able to fit into a highly automated automotive production line for processing composite materials and light alloys.
1.500 sqm of new offices and the expansion of the production plant. The company continues its growth path by opening a new branch in Germany with the purpose of developing one of the most strategic markets in Europe.
The documentary “Lords of Carbon” is produced to celebrate Belotti’s 40th anniversary: a storytelling video about the history of composite materials and technologies in the racing and supercars sectors.
The sales network is further strengthened with “Belotti Centro Sud”, the new technical-commercial office opened to enhance sales engineering services to key customers of Central and South Italy.
“Belotti America Inc.” is the latest addition to provide both commercial and technical support to a strategic market which has always been highly receptive to Made in Italy technology.
Launch of NESTING, the new low-consumption CNC machining center that guarantees maximum precision on even small pieces.
Belotti Service department is enriched with new services, while the Software division launches “MyB”, the IoT Suite for the integrated and highly customized management of the machining centers.