History & Development

1949  FOUNDATION
A group of expert scale makers sets up a small artisan company that will be the nucleus in which Soc. Coop. Bilanciai will originate.

1963  TRANSFORMATION INTO A COOPERATIVE
The company transforms into a cooperative and builds new and modern headquarters from where it starts its industrial activity.

1968  THE FIRST ELECTRONIC LABORATORY
First technological development: Soc. Coop. Bilanciai establishes an electronic laboratory where it designs and manufactures the first electronic weighing terminals.

1982  NEW HEADQUARTERS
The development of the company requires the construction of a new production unit at Campogalliano expanding the surface area of the production and office buildings to 20000 m2.

1989
  SIT 44 METROLOGY LABORATORY
Construction of the Metrology Laboratory: Soc. Coop. Bilanciai receives the SIT 44 Centre recognition from the Calibration Service in Italy.

1991  FIRST PRODUCTION OF LOAD CELLS
Second technological development: standard production of load cells begins homologated with the Eurocell marking.

1993  INTERNATIONALIZATION PROCESS
The Soc. Coop. Bilanciai internationalization process commences through acquisition of corporate shares in companies in Europe and North Africa.

1994  QUALITY CERTIFICATION
The company obtains certification for operating with a quality assurance system in accordance with UNI EN ISO 9001.

1996  PRODUCTION PROCESS ROBOTIZATION
Robotization of the production lines is started.

1997  SELF-CERTIFICATION

Recognition of the Quality System for the legal metrological aspects with the power to “self-certify” its weighing systems.

1999
  FOUNDING OF THE BILANCIAI GROUP
The "Bilanciai Group" is founded. This is the trade name that will accompany all the companies in the group in Italy and the rest of the world.


2001
  THE DIGITAL ERA
Soc. Coop. Bilanciai places a new generation of cells and terminals on the market which will radically bring the weighing sector into the digital era.

2002  GROUP CONSOLIDATION
The acquisition of the German group PFISTER WAAGEN represents a new important goal in the corporate internationalization policy.

2003
  WE GO OVERSEAS
We start a joint venture with the American company B-TEK in Ohio, an important reality in the weighing market, with manufacturing plants in Canton - Ohio and in Rockford - Illinois.

2005  NEW PRODUCTIVE UNIT FOR CIGIEMME WEIGHT-PRICING
Cigiemme wheigh-pricing productive lines integration to Coop Bilanciai production process completed, by means of trasferring all units in Campogalliano seat.

 

2007 REARRANGING THE PRODUCTION LINE

Thanks to “lean” organization, CB improves the effectiveness and efficacy of the production process.

 

2008 CB CHANGING ITS ORGANIZATION

The steady growth of the market pushes CB into changing its organization. The company resources give birth to the new business units.

 

2009 DIADE

CB keeps on investing in new technologies: DIADE indicators are launched

 

2014 SELECTA

The AWI range of products expands to include the new series of MID-approved SELECTA checkweighers for the control of preset weight pre-packed products.

2016 INTEGRATED WEIGHING

The individual weighing devices are increasingly integrated with production processes: Coop Bilanciai meets these needs by offering hardware and software solutions for an extensive range of applications: logistics and access control, waste management, order management, dosing etc.

 

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