HISTORY

Since 1879 BIOTTI card clothing holds a record of quality in card clothing production, maintained thanks to the constant modernization of the plants, the continuous updating of production techniques and quality control, and to the staff contribution and efficient collaboration.

 

Nowadays BIOTTI card clothing can still proudly claim to be the most modern and efficient Italian company in it's industry: a great example of a healthy and active entrepreneurship, linked to an old all-Italian tradition of work, expertise and experience.

 

We like to remember some of the most important milestones that have marked more than a century of thriving activity.

1879

Giovanni Biotti starts a company for the production of flexible card clothing: one of the first in Italy, located in Intra.

1910

Giovanni Biotti patents a special handle to support hand cleaning cards with metal clips.

1919

Giovanni Biotti’s  son, Alfonso, and Alfredo Margarini, develop new products and increase production capacity at the new “Pontini” location in Intra.

1922

Alfredo Margarini becomes the sole owner of the company and starts a very important technological development in card clothing products.

1925

New project for a special in continuous grinding machine, to grind flexible card clothing.

1931

New factory at "al Maglio" location, always in Intra.

1933

Patented innovation in the planciotti for card clothing grinding.

1950

New increased capacity and extension of the factory due to high demand of domestic market.

1955

Second generation of the Margarini family, with Giuseppe and Lorenzo.

1972

The company achieves the highest demand and sales on domestic market.

1979

Celebration of 100 years of BIOTTI history.

1983

Third generation of the Margarini family joins the company, with Alfredo at first and in 1995 with Paolo.

1984

BIOTTI starts expanding and exporting its products.

1987

First time at the ITMA exhibition in Paris.  From then, BIOTTI took part to all ITMA fairs, in Europe and Asia.

1997

Acquisition of UNI EN ISO 9001 quality system certification, renewed till today with ISO 9001:2008 certification.

2014

At ITMA ASIA in Shanghai, BIOTTI celebrates 135 years of history.

2015

BIOTTI renews the name of the company into BIOTTI CARD CLOTHING, restyling its logo and image in celebration of the record of worldwide exports in more than 60 countries.

BIOTTI card clothing s.r.l.     via san giovanni bosco, 3     28921 verbania     italy     p.i.-c.f.-reg.imp. VB IT00121280036     cap. soc. € 312.000 i.v.     credits