Guglielmo Bedeschi founded the Officina Meccanica Guglielmo Bedeschi in Padua.
Bedeschi SpA was established in 1908 and is today one of the oldest European companies specialized in its field. At the beginning of XX century the founder, Guglielmo Bedeschi, designed and built a new «extruder» awarded with the Certificate of Honor and the First Degree Gold Metal, during the International Expo in Turin 1909.
Since then the Company has expanded its field of operation under the direction of Bedeschi family, so that the 4th generation is currently leading the Group. Actual design, engineering and manufacturing with a first class technical assistance are the result of more than 100 years of experience for Customers success. Bedeschi nowadays can provide its Customers with complete turn-key solutions for different product lines:
We strongly believe that our success relies on PEOPLE. The longlasting relationships with our Customers and our teammates are able to keep us growing every day.
We cover each step of the project execution from the feasibility study and basic design to the assembly, installation, start up and for any need after commissioning, while the plant is in operation. We still proudly offer a TAILOR MADE solution for our Customers. Optimizing investment returns means well-designed installation and innovative mechanical solutions. Our products rate best in the market in terms of energy consumption operational costs and pollution control, as a result of our commitment to environment protection.
LOGISTICS AUDIT AND RESEARCH
FOR IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
GENERAL CONSULTING/COST ANALYSIS
BASIC ENGINEERING AND DETAIL
PROCESS ASSESSMENT AND INTEGRATION
COMPONENTS MANUFACTURING IN OUR WORKSHOP
WORLDWIDE PROCUREMENT FOR STEEL MANUFACTURING
STRICT QUALITY CONTROL
JOB SITE PREPARATION AND SUPERVISION SINCE CIVIL WORKS
ASSEMBLY IN HOUSE AND ON SITE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
NO LOAD AND LOAD TESTS OF THE COMPLETE SOLUTION
SITE ASSISTANCE, COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING AND TEMPORARY MANAGEMENT
FULL SERVICE MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
REMOTE CONTROL AND TROUBLESHOOTING
Guglielmo Bedeschi founded the Officina Meccanica Guglielmo Bedeschi in Padua.
Guglielmo Bedeschi designed and built a new brick shaping machine, the so-called «extruder» and succeeded in taking this machine to Turin to the International Exhibition of Hygiene, Art, Industry, Production; for this product he was awarded the Certificate of Honour and the First Degree Gold Metal.
On 21st September 1921, the 45-year-old Guglielmo Bedeschi was appointed – further to the proposal of the Ministry of Industry – Knight of the Royal Crown of Italy.
Bedeschi was awarded the “Superior Prize” Medal at the First Exposition of the International Exhibition in Rome.
Guglielmo Bedeschi expanded his business with the new company name Officina Meccanica e Fonderia Guglielmo Bedeschi registered with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Padua.
Bedeschi extended the existing factory with the new cast iron foundry. At the time having a furnace for iron casting was a primary requirement.
A Bedeschi subsidiary was set up in Rimini, equipped with a foundry division, run by one of the sons, Antonio. In the same year another subsidiary was set up in Gorizia, equipped with a mechanical workshop, run by Palmiro.
When the Gorizia factory was expropriated, its manager Palmiro, in agreement with his brothers, moved to Argentina where he set up a subsidiary with mechanical workshop in Merlo, on the industrial outskirts of Buenos Aires.
The foreign market provided new opportunities.
In the continuity of the Bedeschi family, the company’s ownership remained to Rino who since 1958, has been effectively helped by his son Guglielmo, then a university student. Bedeschi started an important diversification in sectors related to its core business.
That year saw the beginning of the construction of the new Limena factory with the new company, Officina Meccanica Bedeschi s.n.c. 50,000 square metres of industrial area, of which 20,000 are covered!
Emblematic evidence of the company’s dynamic attitude of that period was soon after the end of the war in Vietnam, the presence of Bedeschi in Saigon for the supply of different types of machinery for a new cement plant in Hatien.
Bedeschi supplies in India a series of crushers with an high capacity for bauxite.
Bedeschi supplied the first extruder equipped with a 750 mm auger for large outputs to La Capiterlina brick factory
First mobile crushing unit for underground mine (Unicalce).
Bedeschi specializes in the marine industry developing transhipping solution such as: floating cranes, tanshipment vessels, floating terminals, artificial isles or pontoons.
While continuing to do what each partner does more efficiently Bedeschi, Liebherr and Logmarin have launched a strategic business alliance, under the name of Bulk Logistic Landmark to serve the discerning customers a larger variety of integrated products and services.
Bedeschi took over CTP Team located in Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, thus creating the conditions for a fruitful commitment of the company also in the sector of air-gas purification systems in the same industrial sectors where it has already been working.
Bedeschi celebrates 100 years of experience, confirming the basic features of its long history. Today the company management is performed by Eng. Rino, fourth Bedeschi generation.
Bedeschi supplies the largest and most powerful floating terminals ever built: Ore Fabrica and Ore Sossego.
ONT Spa, leading company in the production of bulk material handling systems had been incorporated in the Bedeschi Group. ONT was incorporated in 1957; with over 55 years of history and a track of success in different fields it has the appropriate size to booth being able to sustain complex projects and being flexible enough to match customer special requests.
Milestones in the Company expansion is, with Bedeschi America Inc., Bedeschi Dubai branch that promote and support the Group’s activities in the Middle East, India and the Far East.
In this year Bedeschi takes over ONT, the leading company in the production of bulk material handling systems.
Bedeschi New Acquisition of BMWC. Bedeschi S.P.A. of Padua, Italy announced the recent Asset Purchase of the Bulk Group of Dearborn Mid-West Conveyor Co, a leading provider of turnkey Bulk Material Handling Systems for Utility, Mining, Cement, Fertilizer, Refinery and Marine Terminal Markets.
At the end of 2015, Bedeschi S.p.A. the European leading company in the supply of turn-key complete installations for the clay brick & tile industry, added another important company to its Group. CAMI, based in Villaverla (Vicenza) Italy, historical provider of automated systems (automatic handling equipment).
Bedeschi S.P.A. announced the recent Asset Purchase of OMG-MGM Officine Meccaniche Galileo, an Italian engineering company specialized in the production and revamping of material handling equipment since more than 100 years.
In 2017 Bedeschi sold the majority shares of CTP to CTN, international group focusing on heavy steel structure and mechanical manufacturing. This operation allows our Group to focus in a better way on our core business.
At a global level, Bedeschi is becoming more and more the major player in the production of turn key solutions in bulk handling and brick sectors. Our goals are ensuring the highest quality according to European standards, continous concern for the environment and technological innovation. What’s next?
The head office in Limena represents the group’s center in terms of full responsibility for managing all business activities. Here the important functions of the entire group are coordinated. Other branches are located in Bergamo, Genoa, Dubai and United States (Miami, Kansas City), operating with many representative offices across the world. This wide technical and commercial network allows immediate technical assistance and fast solutions for any client’s needs and a complete control of the sourcing process, spare parts availability and a deep products knowledge.