It all starts with steel wires
The business of drawing of steel wires and generic products of metal small parts starts. The business is located in the Laorca district of Lecco, where the waters of the Gerenzone stream were used to feed the stream for the first rudimentary processing plants.
Giuseppe & F.lli Bonaiti is born
Giuseppe & F.lli Bonaiti S.p.A. was formally founded as a joint-stock company in 1938, and established itself at Calolziocorte, in what continues to be its registered office. Later on, the company combined traditional wire processing with steel strip cold rolling. In addition, industrial production specialised in the production of nautical and mountaineering small parts and carabiners.
Prorena S.p.A. is established.
The company specializes in the cold rolling of high and low carbon steel strip.
ITLA S.r.l. is established
ITLA S.r.l. starts operating: the company's core business is the cold rolling of high carbon and alloy steel strips.
The first production cluster
Giuseppe & F.lli Bonaiti with ITLA, Prorena and together with a small group of companies from Lecco, founds Delna S.p.A. The company will be responsible for the pickling of coils and wire rod and the shearing of steel strip.
ITLA enters the Falck Universe
ITLA is acquired by Falck, a historic Italian company in the steel industry.
Bonaiti inaugurates the Palazzago plant
Giuseppe & F.llli Bonaiti joins the historical headquarters of Calolziocorte with a new factory in the province of Bergamo. The Palazzago plant will allow the development of industrial processes, increasing the quantity and quality of production.
ITLA in the CLN Group
ITLA is acquired by CLN and Prorena.
ITLA acquires Tognetti S.p.A.
ITLA acquires the company branch Tognetti, a company specialized in the production of automatic lead and sulphur cold rolled steel strip, and low carbon strip.
ITLA Production Grows
ITLA acquires the Rizzato Nastri business unit. The company increases its production capacity and extends its production range: thinner high carbon thicknesses and innovative lamination technologies such as Sendzimir are introduced.
ITLA Bonaiti S.r.l. is established.
On September 1, 2017 Itla Bonaiti S.r.l. is founded. The company, born from the merger between two companies historically present on the market, becomes the first Italian producer of high carbon cold-rolled steels.
ITLA Bonaiti buys the Civate plant
On 1 January ITLA Bonaiti acquires the cold rolling company branch of the Civate plant from AMCLN, bringing together all the group's production facilities specialising in cold rolling of special steels.
ITLA Bonaiti looks to Northern Europe
On June 1 ITLA Bonaiti GmbH, the German base of the company, is founded. The aim is to seek new business opportunities in the Northern European market, affirming ITLA Bonaiti as a partner.