Carlo Salvi accelerates digitalization and R&D

Since its foundation in Milan in 1939, Carlo Salvi has evolved over the decades into a leading global technology company based in Garlate, specializing in the manufacture of innovative header machines for cold and hot wire forming. Today, the largest producers of fasteners rely on Carlo Salvi machines to increase their efficiency. Carlo Salvi, a member of the Swiss Hatebur Group, stands for precision, productivity, and maximum efficiency.


In order to expand its reputation, Carlo Salvi is pushing digitalization, research and development. Marco Pizzi, Chief Commercial Officer at Carlo Salvi: “Industry 4.0 and digitalization are not just buzzwords for us. The integration of software solutions and the development of versatile headers make our customers more satisfied.” The company has gone through the pandemic well: “Thanks to good results in international markets and our strengths in digitalization, we had a thriving year,” reports Mr. Pizzi. By investing in digitalization Carlo Salvi was able to put every delivered forming machine through its paces using remote access and thus offer customers uncomplicated and quick service even in the midst of a lockdown.



Turnkey solutions
Carlo Salvi offers turnkey solutions from a single source. The entire production process can be tailored, managed, and coordinated for the Customer, starting from initial consultations through development and manufacture to customer service, its forming machines offer enormous possibilities: thread rolling, drilling, and tapping are just a few of the many applications. The forming machines are specifically developed to meet customer requirements and to master complex shapes without any problems. All Carlo Salvi headers are equipped with a management system that enables the processes to be controlled at any time via remote access. Marco Pizzi: “We offer an extensive Industry 4.0 service package for maintenance and operation. For us, the interconnectedness also is an opportunity to deepen our expertise and drive market expansion.
Looking to the future, we will increase investments in research and development.”
Carlo Salvi engineers are currently working on the first machine that combines high-performance heading with a thread rolling unit. “This project is central because it creates a new product line and enables expansion into new industries,” emphasizes Mr. Pizzi.

The employees are the backbone
The company is aware of the crucial role that its know- how plays. “The employees are the backbone of Carlo Salvi. We are striving to expand our team” says Marco Pizzi; the planned recruitment of skilled workers affects various areas of the company, in organization, management and development. “As a leading company that is active in a niche, we always have to be prepared for new trends and market requirements. We want to have the answers before the questions are even asked.
This requires an international team of experts, and we believe that additional specialist staff and investments in research and development can give our company a further boost. “ Carlo Salvi will attend the next Fastener Fair Italy in Milan, visit its booth to discover more about its products and reality.

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