Number 202 published on July 24 2019, dedicated an article to the Sata Group
Sata: a successful Group focuses on know-how, process innovations and it climbs the global market
An Italian company that has been led by the Cinotto family, which has been able to transform itself from a local company to an industrial group with multiple offices on the national territory and factories on three continents. Sata’s story is one of success, competence, passion and ethics. Active in the field of mechanical processing since the beginning of the last century with the name Martinelli, the company, now in fourth family generation, is the backbone of a group specialized in the production of metal components in steel, aluminum and cast iron destined for automotive, agricultural and earthmoving sectors. The headquarter is in Valperga (Turin- Piedmont), but since 1993 an expansion process has begun to the opening of a factory in Pozzilli (Is) and subsequently, in 2005, to the acquisition of a third plant in Valsugana , 50 km from Trento (Italy). The investment policy implemented on the Italian territory was accompanied by an even wider growth project, aimed at the internationalization of the brand and the achievement of the main foreign markets. The results collected in recent years show that the objective has been achieved. Sata is now present with its own plants in Brazil, near San Paolo, in China, in India and since 2016 also in the United States. To unify the production standards of all the factories, which employ are 1500 people, F.C. which controls all processes, organizational management and all types of decision -making functions. In view of the Group’s continued expansion, the acquisition of Salgomma, a manufacturer of technical rubber articles, which was added to the other subsidiary, ErgoSata , which produces plastic components. In fact, there are concepts and values in the Group, that go far beyond the budgets and turnover. Integration with the territory and environmental protection are the most important ones, at least in relation to relations with the outside world. In fact, every business venture has always been organized to create positive effects on the territory and surrounding communities.Creation of jobs, opportunities to develop important infrastructures and start or consolidate processes based on eco-compatibility.
Sata, in fact operates constantly producing renewable energy, reducing the environmental impact of manufacturing processes, reducing the consumption of natural resources and committing itself to transfer the company’s environmental culture to employees, collaborators, consultants and suppliers. Moreover must be added the ethics that governs internal relations: honesty and fairness, teamwork and the appreciation of each worker represent the strengths of the group like its great productive capacities.