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Founded in January 1974 by Gian Carlo Franchini in Correggio (RE), inwhat would become the District of plastic for excellence

Over the years he has received several accreditations for its quality management, safety and environment systems, along with other awards testify to the strong commitment that the company alwayspursues to keep up with the times.

Franchini founder

In an industrial area, traditionally specialized in the production of plastic material, in 1974 Gian Carlo Franchini gave birth to his activity and founded F.M..

The company grows over the years not only in terms of dimensions, but also in terms of  range of products and services offered, proposing itself as a TECHNICAL PARTNER able to follow the client from engineering to delivery of the finished product.

In 1995, after more than twenty years of activity, F.M. achieves one of the most important aims in the path of a company that wishes to keep up with times: the recognition of QUALITY SYSTEM COMPANY in accordance with the rules UNI EN ISO 9001.

In 1997 the need to expand becomes reality: FM inaugurates its second plant that will host executive offices, engineering, laboratory of research and development and the factory for molds construction.

In April 2004, F.M. gets the upgrade of its QUALITY SYSTEM according to UNI EN ISO 9001:2000, outcome that rewards the continuous improvement policy that the company and its employees have always pursued.

In January 2008, with Executive Decree n.4/Ric, published in the Official Journal n.26, 31st January 2008, F.M. obtained another important recognition by the Ministry of University and Research: the insertion between laboratories accredited by MIUR. 

In May 2008, F.M. won the first prize Premio STAR 2008, an acronym that stands for Development, Technology Applications & Research – assigned in Ancona at the Plastech-Expostampo fair, with its new project “Evoution”, that has been put on the market during Tecnargilla Exhibition the following Octber.

In January 2009, as evidence of the strong commitment to continuous improvement, FM was also awarded with the Certification of its System of Safety and Health Care of Workers BS OSHAS18001:2007.

In March 2009, F.M. gets the upgrade of its QUALITY SYSTEM according to UNI EN ISO 9001:2008.

In November 2009 F.M. is awarded with the Prize “Enterprise for Innovation, the competition among the most innovative companies in Italy organized for the second consecutive year by Confindustria, in collaboration with the Association Quality Award Italy (Apqi), with assignment of a “Special Mention“.

In January 2010 the Company adapts its products to the New Machinery Directive 2006/42/CE. This legislation provides that on the European market will be introduced only products meeting the essential requirements for safety related to the design and construction of machinery, in order to ensure greater protection in the workplace.

In December 2010 FM reached the Environmental Certification ISO14001, testifying the strong commitment that the company has always pursued also in the environmental field.

constant growth and update that ensures its customers a partner technologically knowledgeable to solve any complex problem.