The origins of the Cristini Group date back to the middle of the 18th century, and are deeply rooted in the traditions of the Fiorano Al Serio valley. Since the Middle Ages, this area has been actively involved in the textile industry.
Serving the paper Industry, since 5 generations, Cristini will have been supplying the Paper Industry from 100 years in the coming 2014. 100% family owned, the company is distributing its products lines in more than 50 countries worldwide. Some of the technologies widely used nowadays in PMC, like the first seamed press fabric (US Pat no.569040, 1956), or the first microwave consistency meter (2003), have been introduced to the market for the first time by our Company.
Our Research & Development has engineered innovative products, subsequently introduced to the market, which have become important in the evolution of the paper industry. The Company strongly believe in the constant innovation, coming by technology cooperation with universities, research centres of excellence, papermakers and paper machine builders.
Cristini has specialized in the design and application of advanced technology fabrics that make high quality paper production possible. The combined experience of the Group is aimed at improving the competitiveness of its customers.
"Continuous technological evolution of our plants and enhanced human resources operating on a systematic level". The high quality standards of Cristini's products have earned the appreciation and trust of many highly competitive markets.
With production units throughout Europe and North America, the Cristini Group is a reliable partner for all pulp and paper companies.
Responsibility for the environment is a global concern, and Cristini is committed to respecting any and all regulations in this regard. Today, it is everybody's duty to combine product quality with respect for the environment. With this is mind, Cristini has for many years, used a closed wastewater recycling system, and utilized chemicals that have a low environmental impact. Atmospheric emissions are constantly controlled to meet government standards.
Only by respecting nature today, will tomorrow's generations have the chance to enjoy it in the future.
All along this century, we staid totally dedicated to the Paper Industry, and we like the daily challenge this innovative industry present to us.
After all, companies are nothing more than people and the day to day actions they take.
Some other dates around the Cristini history:
|1801||Fourdrinier was granted British patent 2487 on 20 October 1801|
|1852||Pietro Bombardieri started an industrial production of woolen felts and blankets in Fiorano al Serio|
|1914||Giuseppe Cristini purchased Soc. Pietro Bombardieri to add production capacity to the family company F.lli Cristini, based in Marone. S.A. Giuseppe Cristini is born|
|1956||Cristini deposited in US and several Countries the world's first patent for seamed press fabric|
|1994||First Insurance Quality Registration|
|1997||Cristini North America started Carrier Ropes and Spiral production|
|1998||First forming fabric facility in Austria for the Cristini Group|
|1999||Start-up of the Diagnostic Systems project|
|2001||Patent for real triple layer Forming Fabric (TrioTwin™ generation)|
|2001||Calandering capacities up to 14 meters|
|2004||Patent for the application of spiral fabrics on corrugator belts|
|2006||Patent for FiberScan™, world's first microwave consistency meter|
|2008||Patents for advanced SSB Forming Fabric (MaxiFlyer™)|
|2009||Development of PermFlowDUO™, world's first portable moisture & permeability meter|
|2011||World record for 24h production on 80g/m² packaging grade is broken at 1650 MPM with 100% Cristini press fabrics|
|2012||Essential™ patent for new ESB Forming Fabric|
|2014||Years Young!The Cristini name is present in the paper industry since 100 years. This is the right opportunity to look at the future and celebrate the event with a new logo and a completely refreshed website.|