OVER 50 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND ONE GOAL: TO BRING TO THE PRESENT THE VENDING OF THE FUTURE

Bianchi Industry is a leading European manufacturer of vending machines and professional coffee machines for Ho.Re.Ca market. After a hiatus of six years, the company is now back in the hands of the family Trapletti, who founded it about 40 years ago. As the slogan “Living the present with future technologies” , research and technological development are the cornerstone of the company’s activity. Bianchi Industry has now solid foundations and is looking toward the future to anticipate the demands of the market, and to bring to the present the "tomorrow" of Vending. The group is considered as an institution of the market, both by virtue of the patented Espresso Group, and for the continuous technological developments that characterize the product offer, consisting of machines more and more integrated, interactive, and intuitive. Bianchi Industry, in a few word, is a unique choice in the entire national and international panorama of the vending market.

 

History

 

 

2014. After a six year hiatus, the historical relationship between the company and the family Trapletti, that founded it and gave it international acclaim, is finally restored. This relationship is today founded on Massimo Trapletti’ work, president and CEO of the company, as well as his siblings Fabrizio, Roberto, Nadia and Mariella and their father Angelo, who founded the company almost 40 years ago.

 

2008. The Italian team of ABN AMRO Capital spun off purchasing, through a management buy-out, the private equity portfolio previously owned by the Dutch bank in Italy and, in December 2008, Bianchi Vending Group shares are transferred to FA CAPITAL Spa , whose majority is owned by funds advised and managed by Goldman Sachs, who is also an investor into these funds.

 

2008. ABN AMRO Capital S.p.A., that already had the majority share (60% of the capital stock), in January this year acquired the remaining 40% becoming in this way the sole shareholder of the Group.

2007. Entered the Ho.Re.Ca market with the acquisition of GEM-FUTUREMA that produces espresso coffee machines with professional barman performances. GEM-FUTUREMA was constituted in 1975, with the experience of three generations that have operated since 1946 in the technologies and development of the espresso extraction.

 

2006. The new plant Bianchi Vending in Pescara has been built where the entire cold vending machines range is produced.

 

2005. Bianchi Vending Group agrees with ABN AMRO Capital Italia to consolidate their own path of development and internationalization. ABN AMRO enters with the majority stake in the shareholding structure of the Group.

 

2002. Merger in Bianchi Vending Group of Nuova Bianchi S.p.a. and Tecnomet Italia S.p.A. This is a decisive step in the development of the company. The General Electric Group keeps in this group a share of 20% until October 2005.

 

2001. G.E. Capital, operational arm of General Electric, enters from July to 25% in Nuova Bianchi Spa creating various synergies to ensure an ever-increasing economic and financial growth of the Italian company.

 

2001. Union Vending Ricambi is founded, today Bianchi Vending After Sales, which coordinates and manages the after-sales service to customers, with the goal of delivering 80% of the required spares parts within 48 hours from the order confirmation.  

1998. The Bianchi Vending factory in Latina was rebuilt to be able to provide 85% of primary components for Group production.

 

1998. In September of this year was set up in Argentina in partnership with Nuova Bianchi, the first of 12 branches under the trademark Union Vending, distributed widespread across Europe, south America and Far East.

 

1992. Nuova Bianchi starts with the re-launching phase both of its manufacturing operations and its range of products. Now the new goals are to design more innovative products and expand into foreign markets.

 

1990. Tecnomet Italia S.p.A was founded, a company specialized in the design and manufacture of “cold” vending machines. It became soon a leader in Italy and stood out at European level for the wide and diversified range of vending machines. The company, located

1976. Nuova Bianchi purchased from Faema all the automatic vending activities as well as the trademark itself.


1963. expanded its business producing its first Bianchi vending machines and developing all the related activities

1959. Nuova Bianchi started its activity selling vending machines made in the U.S.A. on the Italian market.

Bianchi Vending
è un marchio di:
Bianchi Industry Spa
P.I./C.F. 04002310169 IT
N° iscrizione REA BG 426942
Capitale Sociale € 21.870.000
Sottoscritto e versato € 120.000

Sede Legale
Corso Africa 2/3/9
24040 Loc. Zingonia
Verdellino, BG, Italia