From 1967 to 1978
Before the foundation year
Orazio Taddei began his journey in the world of mechanics in 1967, as a young labourer in a small company of the province of Modena, becoming soon foreman of the workshop, at the age of 22.
A short while later, in 1969, he became founding partner of a metalworking company, undertaking the entrepreneurial career.
From 1979 to 1982
EURORICAMBI SPA WAS BORN
Fresh out of his first partnership experience, Orazio Taddei decided to start his own business.
On 10th January 1979, he founded Euroricambi Spa along with his wife Marisa. Starting out is never easy: you need to get known and gain market credibility as manufacturer of aftermarket spare parts.
The early eighties saw the beginning of Orazio Taddei, as Area Manager, in foreign markets, seeking new customers.
From 1983 to 1988
EURORICAMBI MOVES HEADQUARTERS TO ANZOLA EMILIA (BOLOGNA)
The first small Euroricambi headquarters moved to Anzola Emilia, near Bologna, opening a brand new manufacturing department, with machine tools of latest generation, for those times.
The following years saw a continuous and steady growth of the Company.
The products are absolutely comparable to the original ones, and the production able to meet the needs of the distribution.
From 1989 to 1995
NEW PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT IN CRESPELLANO (BOLOGNA)
At the end of the eighties, the construction of three large plants began, built to house the manufacturing departments.
To be a market leader, it is necessary to invest in technology, using the profits achieved.
Investments in precision machinery and the availability of a wide range are the goals that featured those years.
INAUGURATION OF THE CRESPELLANO HEADQUARTERS
Saturday, 2nd September 1995 the new headquarters, offices and warehouse located in Via Chiesaccia 5 were inaugurated.
The new complex covered a total area of 18,000 square meters, 8,000 of which indoor areas.
A concrete and important milestone for the Taddei family that rewarded the hard work and dedication of previous years.
EUROTEC AND THE GROUNDING DEPARTMENT WERE BORN
On 1st July 1997, Mr. and Mrs. Taddei, together with their daughter and son, Patrizia and Pierluigi, incorporated EUROTEC Srl, exclusive dealer of Euroricambi products for Italy.
Eurotec will also have a support function in the study, design and manufacturing of articles complementary to the gear and synchronization range.
At the end of 1997, the Euroricambi grounding department was set, equipped with modern CNC machines of leading brands like Morara, Tacchella, Tripet and Favretto.
On Friday 2nd July 1999, Euroricambi celebrated its 20th birthday, another important event that brought together all of the employees and their families.
The Company policy of these years focused on building a product of high quality, and ensuring optimal customer service.
With 97% of export sales to more than 90 countries, Euroricambi was ready to face the challenges of the new millennium.
INAUGURATION OF NEW GEAR CUTTING WORKSHOP
Saturday 14th September 2002 saw the inauguration of the gear cutting workshop - a new shed of over 7,600 square metres and capable of producing 10,000 pieces a day.
In 23 years of business, Euroricambi reaches a total of 250 employees and occupies a total area of 24,000 square metres.
EURORICAMBI 25th ANNIVERSARY
On Friday 3rd Euroricambi celebrated its twenty-fifth birthday, a successful quarter of a century.
Another opportunity for employees and family members to come together.
Looking back on the past, Orazio Taddei remembers that being entrepreneur means not aiming for profit, but rather the achievement of a well done job, as well as thinking about the future with one unique idea: "You can improve what you do every day and yourself always."
INAUGURATION OF NEW FACTORIES
The event of 22nd September 2007 will forever remain in the hearts of all those who have participated in this wonderful celebration.
An open day in the headquarters and the gear cutting department with about 700 people - employees with their families, agents from all over the world and many special guests - for the opening of the two new factories in the Via Chiesaccia complex: a recently acquired factory (2,400 square metres) housing the Production Department (assembly, marking, testing, laboratory) and a newly constructed building (2,940 square metres), which lodges the semi-automated warehouse with 8,300 positions.
EURORICAMBI 30th ANNIVERSARY AND INAUGURATION OF NEW LOGISTICS
On Saturday 21st November 2009, the employees and their families celebrated the 30th birthday of Euroricambi and inaugurated the brand new Sales and Logistics headquarters.
A modern, environmentally friendly new build with a photovoltaic system for the self-supply of power.
The 10,000 square metres building includes an automated warehouse of over 15,000 positions: 9,000 codes ready for sale that allow the immediate shipment of 91% of orders received.
Flexibility and speed are the two rules that mark Euroricambi Logistics, offering an efficient service in shipping management in order to support customers in their competitive market realities.
A.M. GEARS SRL IS BORN
HISTORICAL COMPANY ANTONIO MASIERO TAKEN OVER
The ANTONIO MASIERO Company joined the FA.TA. Ricambi SpA holding in September 2010 and has now been relaunched with a new name: A.M. Gears Srl.
Thanks to the groupís intervention and investments oriented to renewing the machine tools and the inspection department, today the Masiero brand offers the world a new range of spare parts for European light vehicles, for agricultural applications and for Japanese brand vehicles. All this range is once again strictly "MADE IN ITALY".
Without the passion of the Taddei family, a famous brand of Bolognese mechanics like Masiero would not have been able to reach the milestone of 60 years in business (1954-2014).
EURORICAMBI 35th ANNIVERSARY
On Friday 16 May 2014, Euroricambi celebrates its 35th anniversary in the charming setting of Palazzo Albergati, a beautiful villa of the 17th century
in the surroundings of Bologna.
For the Taddei family, the company is one big family, and they could not miss the opportunity to share this moment with their employees and families and many special guests.
Sincere thanks go out to all the men and women of yesterday and today whose contribution has made this achievement possible: each of them represents one of the "gears" that together keep moving the Euroricambi "transmission".