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Over 75 years of experience
Silvio Colombo is born as a dealer company of technical products.
The company becomes a distributor of FAG bearings.
The company becomes an exclusive distributor for Italy of KOYO bearings.
The company becomes an exclusively distributor for Italy of KBC bearings.
Silvio Colombo establishes itself on the market as a bearing manufacturer and structured itself as a Group. Coltrade Silvio Colombo is established in Shanghai, China, as a trade company for the Asian Market, branch office, R&D and Quality laboratory.
COL brand, Silvio Colombo’s flagship brand, is born with its own production site in China.
Joint Venture constitution with Chinese partner.
Silvio Colombo acquires Intervolventi CFC brand, a company specialized in the distribution of bearings for complementary markets.
The company focuses its business on the COL brand, ending the distribution of third party products.
New production plant for the manufacturing of COL bearings.
75° Anniversary. A new milestone in our history.
Silvio Colombo acquires the exclusive for the distribution of the IMA brand.
The historic COL brand is now joined by CFC brand, acquired through the merger with Intervolventi SpA, a company part of the Group since 2006.
A long Italian history: from reconstruction to globalization
Founded in 1944, Silvio Colombo S.p.a is a company specializing in the production and sale of rolling bearings, active on Italian and foreign markets.
During its more than 75 years of activity, the company has accompanied the evolution of the bearing sector in Italy, offering its customers products that are always in line with the needs of the market.
Silvio Colombo S.p.A has a solid organization with several offices located between Italy and China: this allows us to guarantee the maximum result in terms of added value for our customers.
The know-how gained over the years, combined with a design centre centre and certified production lines, allows us to respond in a timely and transversal manner to the different needs of customers. The search for innovative products allows Silvio Colombo to interpret and anticipate market demands, guaranteeing a reliable and competent service, with particular attention to the price levels.
The direct control of each phase of the production process ensures high quality standards of both the product and the service offered.
Quality Control is carried out in three steps:
- Activation in the production site;
- Completion in the Shanghai laboratory;
- Closing with a final inspection in Italy.
Why choose our company
The company has established itself as a reliable partner, able to offer customers a wide range of high quality products at competitive prices. Silvio Colombo S.p.A. reaches wide market segments, with diversified product lines. The service model responds efficiently, promptly and flexibly to the requests of various types of customers: OEM, Aftermarket and resellers in the Industrial and Transmission sectors.
Wide product range
Silvio Colombo S.p.A. produces rolling bearings for the industry used in numerous application sectors. The wide product range allows us to cover almost every specific request of the market.
Always guaranteed quality
To guarantee the highest quality of the products, Silvio Colombo S.p.A. performs scrupulous tests in the factory, in the laboratory and within the research and development centre.
Tailor made solutions
The Technical Assistance Service of Silvio Colombo S.p.A. is able to develop customized products and services
both in co-design with the customer's technical department or in complete autonomy based on the customer's requests.
Silvio Colombo S.p.A. adopts an extremely flexible and reliable sales model, governed by a solid organization with several offices in Italy and China.