Our company history
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Giuseppe Ghiringhelli and Mario Pisoni establish their own activity with the name of “Ghiringhelli&Pisoni Sdf” and with the main aim to perform turning operations.
The company improves its technology and needs more accurate grinding operations to support the turning ones.
Giuseppe Ghiringhelli decides to design the first centerless grinding machine to be installed in his company.
The company, having overcome the after war slump, becomes more and more consolidated and starts to export its centerless grinding machines.
Giuseppe Ghiringhelli assigns the managing and operating direction of the company to his daughter Antonietta and his sons Carlo and Paolo.
The partner Mario Pisoni decides to leave and the centerless grinding machines become the main product of the company.
The company moves to the current seat in via Asmara (Voldomino).
A second bigger industrial building is completed.
All sub-contractor works are abandoned and the centerless grinding machines become the only product of the company.
At the EMO World exhibition in Paris the company is one of the first manufacturers to show a Numerically Controlled centerless grinding machine.
The company reaches an overall industrial surface of 21.000 sqm.
The range of centerless grinding machines is steadily renewed up to 21 different models with 14 different types, all of them accomplished according to the customer’s needs.
The company changes its name into “Rettificatrici Ghiringhelli S.p.A.”
Patrizia and Silvia, Paolo’s daughters, take over the management of the company and start a business renewal project.
The company sells its first centerless grinding machines in China and expands its international markets.
The APG series (High Production Ghiringhelli) is launched on the market.
Rettificatrici Ghiringhelli gets the quality certification UNI EN ISO9001.
The new series of CF centerless grinding machines (with fixed center) is completed with the CF600 model in addition to the previous CF400.
The machine cast-iron beds are replaced with the mineral casting frames which grant a perfect ecological balance.
The company installs a modern photovoltaic system composed of 480 solar panels for the production of 88kWp.
The company proudly celebrates its 95 years of foundation with a bigger headquarters and with the first integrated system with a centerless grinding machine and a handling integrated robot.
At the EMO in Hanover is exhibited the APG-DT, the first centerless grinding machine in the World with the new CNC Siemens SINUMERIK ONE for the creation of its Digital Twin.
On September 12th 2021 the company celebrated its 100th anniversary and to celebrate this important milestone it has presented a new line of centerless grinding machines called A80 (Anniversary80) which increases the product range.