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About Us

Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera SpA is a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing complete extrusion lines for packaging and converting.

Born as a mechanical workshop during the 40’s, Bandera is now a worldwide leading company in the extrusion industry.

We strongly believe that a group of people who share passion can achieve the most challenging goals.

For that reason we can say welcome home extrusion.


THE
HISTORY
OF BANDERA

PIONEER IN EXTRUSION

The history of extrusion in Italy started with Luigi Bandera during the Second World War, with the manufacture of the first extruder:  a 60 mm screw for the extrusion of PVC pipes and profiles. An authentic, innovative idea for the time.

1943

1947

ESTABILISHING BANDERA

In 1947 Luigi Bandera officially established the company, which quickly expanded, thus actively contributing to the plastics processing industry in Europe.

JOINT STOCK

In 1950 Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera became a joint stock
company.

1950

1960
to
1970

REMARKABLE EXPANSION

Bandera activities underwent remarkable expansion to reach an industrial scale production, offering a wide and diversified range of extrusion products, such as pipe extrusion lines, extrusion equipment profiles, sheet extrusion lines.

LEADING WORLDWIDE

Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera
was acknowledged as one of the leading companies in blown film extrusion and
sheet extrusion in Italy and worldwide. In 1998 Bandera received ISO 9001 Quality
Certificate.

1980
to
1990

2015
to
2016

NEW R&D FACILITIES

Opening of the House of Extrusion, 3000 m2 housing R&D activities and wet tests on complete production lines. Thanks to that and to the recently renewed laboratory, EA – Extrusion Academy, Bandera oversees the whole process: from research to industrial scale up.

Bandera, currently managed by Piero and
Franco the founder’s sons, has two main goals.
Focussing its product range on blown film and foil & sheet extrusion lines, and extruders for pelletizing.
Focussing on customers’ needs, thus offering a tailor-made engineering service together with an after sales global network through a capillary presence worldwide.

Today

The way we are

Honesty, directness, respect are the main ingredients of our everyday life.

Our founder Luigi Bandera used to say the essential asset held by his company is people and their value. This powerful thought drives us in our daily approach to business and innovation.

We listen, don’t just hear.
We watch, don’t just see.
We create, don’t just make.

Innovation is a state of mind

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I numeri di Bandera spa

Top numbers

Our numbers summarise what our long term expertise, know how and innovative approach really mean.

Although we are an international company, we remain firmly rooted in the Made in Italy tradition.

We develop and build unique tailor made solutions to meet our customers’ needs precisely and support them from engineering to installation and after sales.

Our mission

Extruding Future Plastics Now®

Bandera’s mission is to establish itself as the most important centre for extrusion in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Keeping a strong focus on manufacturing production lines featuring state-of-the-art technology for plastic materials in the Blown Film and Foil and Sheet sectors, will make us the pioneer of extrusion in the future.

Building on innovation, ensuring technical assistance on process issues as well as on problem solving and exceeding the customers’ expectations is the reason why you can rely on Bandera.

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