Search
 
Search by year
Search by keyword
Search by sector
Search by category
Find 
Sacmi RSS Feed
Find out how to subscribe to Sacmi RSS feeds
 
1/17/2007
Auditorium in the Capitulum of the San Domenico Museum to be named after Aldo Villa

Inauguration scheduled for Sunday 28th February at 5 p.m.

The Capitulum in the San Domenico Museum, a place of important historic, architectural and artistic importance, will be named after Aldo Villa, who was Sacmi’s General Manager from 1958 until his untimely death in 1987.
In remembrance of his work and the values of entrepreneurship and cooperation he instilled, the SACMI Board of Directors decided to begin working with and providing support to the civic museums of Imola.
A key figure in the expansion of Sacmi Imola, Aldo Villa contributed enormously to transforming the company from a mechanics cooperative into a major multinational Group.
A far-sighted manager with an international reputation for professionalism and a deeply humane man, Villa was aware that the best way to protect the international future of both Sacmi and the town of Imola was to invest in know-how and knowledge. The first fully qualified engineer to be taken on by the company, Villa was both an astute businessman and firm believer in the cooperative system: his unique skills led to a process of diversification that continues to this day.

During his 29-year tenure, Villa realised Sacmi had enormous national and international-level growth potential. He hired skilled workers and built partnerships with those who shared the same cooperative spirit. He created a team of managers determined to make Sacmi a global business. In the year of his death, 1987, Sacmi’s total sales came to 130.7 billion Liras (approximately sixty five million Euros) and there were ten subsidiaries. Net profit was 14.8 billion Liras (about 7 and half million Euros), net worth 106.8 billion (about 53 million Euros). There were 433 employees and 236 members. It was thanks to Aldo Villa that Sacmi took up the challenge to become the undisputed industry leader. Priority was given to development and a strong emphasis on R&D ensured Sacmi was able to take advantage of every market opportunity.

Back

Corporate News

 
10/5/2017
New SACMI PH8200 Imola series: the smart pressing era begins
Over 150 international customers attended the presentation of the new Sacmi press. Thanks to Ethernet Powerlink field bus automation, this first “digital native” model of the Imola series provides advanced integrated diagnostics and remote services.  >>

8/11/2017
Sacmi, new organisational set-up for the Chocolate business unit
Shake-up lays the foundations for further development of the chocolate sector, already the hub of the Group's Food Division.  >>

7/21/2017
Alessandro Paini is the new General Manager of the Sacmi Beverage Division
With extensive international experience in product development and global sales coordination, Mr. Paini takes over from Vezio Bernardi, who now goes on to head the Group's Closures & Containers Division  >>

6/7/2017
SACMI – Consolidated financial statement at 1.4 billion euro, rising net worth
Positive results across all business sectors. The increasing specific weight of the Italian market “reflects a significant rise in investment within the industry” stated Paolo Mongardi, President of SACMI Imola, during the presentation of the Group's Consolidated Financial Statement at the Shareholders’ Meeting of 19th May  >>

 

This website uses "cookies". If you choose to continue using the website, you are authorising the use of cookies according to our cookie policy. For further information or to deny the use of some cookies, please click here.

accept cookie policy