The company enters the F1 market and becomes the official Porsche supplier for the McLaren TAG turbo engines.
The company becomes the official supplier of Ferrari Ge.S. establishing a solid partnership that continues today.
Poggipolini designs and manufactures the first all-titanium frame for a motorcycle; reducing the weight from 200 Kg to 135 Kg. This set all the racing world on fire! It was a great success.
With experience in Formula 1, the company begins to take an interest in the aerospace sector. With its know-how and acquired technologies, it becomes the official supplier of special screws and structural parts for Agusta Westland - Finmeccanica helicopters.
Investments in advanced technologies continue with the opening of a department dedicated to rapid prototyping (SLS - Selective Laser Sintering), a department for hot forging and a department for heat treatment vacuum to meet the requirements of customers: fast supply and higher quality.
Poggipolini Srl acquires the famous NCR brand and founds the NCR Factory. NCR becomes the showcase of Poggipolini's know-how, experience, technology and passion. NCR bikes are considered the most exclusive and innovative motorcycles in the world.
The company enters the automotive industry starting to design and produce special components and implements solutions for weight reduction for car manufacturers including Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Porsche and Bugatti.
The company keeps on investing in human resources and technologies so that it obtains the UNI EN ISO 9001 and UNI EN 9100 certifications.
Poggipolini begins to provide its customers with products and special components made of carbon fibre, that are designed and developed in-house.
The company opens an NDT laboratory (for non-destructive testing) with full equipment.
Poggipolini Srl becomes a NADCAP accredited company for heat treatment and non-destructive testing.
The company installs its first electrolytic process plant for passivation and anodising.
Poggipolini purchases an Index R300 double turret centre with 5 independent axes.
In the same period, the company participates and wins the Horizon 2020, a European investment fund for technological innovation and production programmes.
Poggipolini Srl, in collaboration with Isanik, an Italian start-up specialised in sensors, invents the first 'intelligent' screw: E-Fasteners.
During the year, Poggipolini establishes a partnership with Dragonfly, building the first additive manufacturing production centre in Bologna with EOS technology.