- Posted April 13, 2014 by
"Italian excellence for Excellence": Rocco Bormioli Group
Together with the brothers, followed his father Luigi who moved Parma States, in Borgo San Donnino.
The father decided to transfer what Carlo Felice di Savoia had taken to cope with the decline of glassmaking.
Established a new glass factory, finding between Borgo San Donnino (now Fidenza) and Salsomaggiore easy supply of raw materials.
The father died, the firm was managed with great vigor by his widow Petronilla, who managed not only to save her, but given new impetus.
As soon as age allow Rocco joined her mother in the management of the factory, who had by now taken large.In 1854, with his brothers John and Charles, bought in Parma from Serving the family via dei Farnese, the former Royal factory of crockery, glass and Crystal, adopting the new name Brothers Bormioli Glassworks.
Since then, managing the company with great passion and entrepreneurial skills, renewed production processes and expanded commercially in Europe, participating in major shows.
The company soon became the most important in the region.
At his death the company passed to his son Louis, and after World War I to his nephew Rocco.
The group that belongs to the 2011 British Private Equity firm Vision Capital, is divided into 3 Business units, Tableware, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage and has 9 factories, 2 decorating workshops, 6 subsidiaries and 10 shops Tableware.
Bormioli Rocco exports its products to more than 100 countries worldwide and is one of the most important glass reality on the international scene.
For more than ten years Bormioli Rocco invests in order to preserve the environment and thus, thanks to new technologists and and looking for new oven conduction systems, have managed to bring down carbon emissions substantially and reduce energy consumption for the production of glass.
Bormioli Rocco uses 50% recycled glass for the production of its articles and through research and innovation have received very high levels of quality and the products are widely used in the pharmaceutical industry, food industry and in perfumery.
"Respect the environment without sacrificing quality is our prerogative.
"Today, the energy saving (electricity and natural gas) for glass melting obtained thanks to new conceptions of modern furnaces, flue gas filtration systems, the massive reduction in the use of raw materials, through the use of cullet that is crushed and melted down, and the reduction of use of water used in production processes with sophisticated recovery systems
Bormioli Rocco, a company that, by investing in research, has contributed to and wants to continue to work towards the protection of the environment.
myBusiness, addressed to the Food Service channel, and in particular the innovative proposal top, high-end chalice from the refined design that reflects the elegance of Italian design.
MyBusiness collection is enriched with the glasses Jupiter Satin, novelty and delicate geometric lines perfectly fuse in design, and with mats Diamond which, presented in transparent and coloured version, go to enrich the collection of glasses and dessert bowls from sought after material processing.
With the glass top, the Italian premiere at Vinitaly, the company gave the body to a real revolution in the glass sector, raising quality and style and combining them with an unstoppable technological progress of materials.
A new, modern and elegant shape, designed by Aldo Cibic, world-renowned designer, and designed to meet the needs of restaurants and hotels.
It is not by chance that Lorenzo Cogo, the youngest Michelin star chef of Italy and master of "instinctive" cuisine, chose him for his exclusive restaurant "El Coq".