Our history and our skills

Company

Welcome to Poggipolini

Since 1950 we have offered our technical skills and our passion to our customers.
Innovation and precision engineering over three generations.

Founded in 1950 by Calisto Poggipolini, Poggipolini is an Italian company specialising in high-precision mechanical design and machining, technical solutions for weight reduction, in critical structural components and fasteners for the Automotive, Aerospace and Motorsports sectors.

Poggipolini offers complete services: from design to delivery of the finished product to the customer, by using the latest machinery and advanced production processes.

The company is structured in an efficient and simple manner to reduce the "time to market" and offer the highest quality.

Critical
and Special Fasteners

We specialise in the design and production of critical, vital and standard bolts made of Titanium, Inconel and other special alloys through innovative hot forging processes.
We supply the Aerospace, Automotive and Motorsports sectors.

Our certifications:

High Tech
productions

We are driven by the continuous pursuit of excellence in every aspect, starting from the continuous improvement of our production systems to research and test of the materials, finishing and the most innovative treatments. We provide our customers with unique solutions.

With our technologically advanced processes and our know-how on materials, treatments and coatings, we are able to offer advanced solutions to our customers. We are prepared to solve impossible challenges. This is why we are the added value of our customers.

We are certified and have worked for the aviation and space industries since 1996.

Main customers

Our customers, our pride and the confirmation of our growth in recent years.

In recent years, Poggipolini not only confirmed its position as an excellent supplier for the F1 sector, but also became a key provider in the aerospace and automotive industries. Today, over 50% of turnover is produced in the aerospace sector and this positioning will also be consolidated in the future.

We have all the processes in house.

All production and finishing processes are managed completely within our company, reducing the TIME to MARKET of the product and guaranteeing competitiveness.

Cutting-edge technologies for high value-added components.

Our history bears witness to a great passion

From precision machining up to the creation of new products and innovative technological solutions.

Expertise, innovation, excellence.

From 1950 to 1976

1950 - Calisto Poggipolini founds the Poggipolini mechanical workshop in San Lazzaro near Bologna, working first for the medical and jewellery industries.


1971 - Poggipolini S.r.l produces the first special bolts made of titanium, an innovative material, unknown in Italy, which has mechanical and weight reduction properties. In this period, all the tools needed to process this new metal are redesigned.


1975 - During the first edition of the Bologna Motor Show, Poggipolini S.r.l introduces the first titanium bolt kit to reduce the weight of GP and motocross bikes. It was a great success!


During this period, Poggipolini enters a stage of great business transformation.


1976 - Orders increase. The company begins to provide fasteners and aluminium and titanium fittings to Ducati, Aprilia, Brembo and other companies and keeps on specialising in weight reduction systems.

From 1984 to 2000

1984 - The company enters the F1 market and becomes the official Porsche supplier for the McLaren TAG turbo engines.


1988 - The company becomes the official supplier of Ferrari Ge.S. establishing a solid partnership that continues today.


1994 - 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!


1996 - 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.


2000 - Investments in advanced technologies continue. A department dedicated to rapid SLS prototyping, a department for hot pressing and a department for vacuum heat treatments are created; fast supply and higher quality.

From 2001 to 2011

2001 - Poggipolini S.r.l 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.


2004 - 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.


2005 - The company keeps on investing in human resources and technologies so that it obtains the UNI EN ISO 9001 and UNI EN 9100 certifications.


2009 - In these years Poggipolini produces and designs special components made of carbon fibre.


2011 - The company creates the NDT laboratory (for non-destructive tests) with complete and highly technological equipment.


2013 - Poggipolini S.r.l becomes a NADCAP accredited company for heat treatment and non-destructive testing.

From 2014 to 2019

2014 - The company installs its first electrolytic process plant for passivation and anodising.


2015 - 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.


2016 - Poggipolini S.r.l, in collaboration with Isanik, an Italian start-up specialised in sensors, invents the first 'intelligent’ screws: Sens-in® Bolt.


2018 - The first fast production line of special titanium screws is completed and installed. An innovation in the screws' sector.


2019 - The company grows and the Poggipolini family invests in the project of a new production site. The company buys 20,000mq of land and from May 2019 realizes the first step that will allow it to continue growing and developing its business.

Vision

Our goal is to become your added value

We are driven by the continuous pursuit of excellence in every aspect, from the most advanced production systems to materials, coatings and most innovative treatments.

Our certification confirms our level of expertise and quality. Our passion reflects our commitment in searching for the best product and going the extra mile.

NCR M16 concept

A bike built with a singular focus; maximum performance at the lowest possible weight.

Made with extensive use of titanium, composite and other light and special products "made" in Poggipolini, derived from sectors such as F1, MotoGP and aerospace.

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200+Hp 145 Kgs

Innovation

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