Concetti has started work on the expansion and digital transformation of its headquarters in Bastia Umbra, Italy. The company design, manufactures and exports fully automatic machines and systems for packaging bulk products. Each project is tailored to the customer’s specific needs.
The 5 million Euro investment is to satisfy increased demand for its automated packaging systems manufactured in Bastia Umbra and exported to more than 60 countries across the world. The expansion plan, aimed at both modernizing its headquarters and increasing the company’s manufacturing capacity, will improve its product and service provision to customers. In order to prepare for the installation of many more new systems in the coming years, the expansion will add an extra 58,000 square feet (5400 square meter) to the existing Concetti headquarters site.
The investment also concerns the digitization of production. Concetti will be a “smart factory” with integrated IT systems to simplify the manufacturing processes and increase efficiency.
Greater emphasis on worker safety, improving energy consumption from renewable energy sources and better environment sustainability are also key to the project.
The company expects the expansion to be completed over the course of 2018. At present the site in Bastia Umbra employs close to 220 people.
Concetti celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2018. The company was founded in 1918 for manufacturing agricultural equipment. The packaging equipment group was established in 1976.