Innovation
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Over 75 years of experience

1944

Silvio Colombo is born as a dealer company of technical products.

1944

1953

The company becomes a distributor of FAG bearings.

1980

The company becomes an exclusive distributor for Italy of KOYO bearings.

1980

1995

The company becomes an exclusively distributor for Italy of KBC bearings.

2000

Silvio Colombo establishes itself on the market as a bearing manufacturer and structured itself as a Group. Coltrade Silvio Colombo is established in Shanghai, China, as a trade company for the Asian Market, branch office, R&D and Quality laboratory.

2000

2004

COL brand, Silvio Colombo’s flagship brand, is born with its own production site in China.

2005

Joint Venture constitution with Chinese partner.

2005

2006

Silvio Colombo acquires Intervolventi CFC brand, a company specialized in the distribution of bearings for complementary markets.

2012

The company focuses its business on the COL brand, ending the distribution of third party products.

2012

2018

New production plant for the manufacturing of COL bearings.

2019

75° Anniversary. A new milestone in our history.

2019

2020

Silvio Colombo acquires the exclusive for the distribution of the IMA brand.

2021

The historic COL brand is now joined by CFC brand, acquired through the merger with Intervolventi SpA, a company part of the Group since 2006.

2021

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2019: 75th anniversary

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A long Italian history: from reconstruction to globalization

Founded in 1944, Silvio Colombo S.p.a is a company specializing in the production and sale of rolling bearings, active on Italian and foreign markets.

During its more than 75 years of activity, the company has accompanied the evolution of the bearing sector in Italy, offering its customers products that are always in line with the needs of the market.

Silvio Colombo S.p.A has a solid organization with several offices located between Italy and China: this allows us to guarantee the maximum result in terms of added value for our customers.

Solution provider

The know-how gained over the years, combined with a design centre centre and certified production lines, allows us to respond in a timely and transversal manner to the different needs of customers. The search for innovative products allows Silvio Colombo to interpret and anticipate market demands, guaranteeing a reliable and competent service, with particular attention to the price levels.

Quality driven

The direct control of each phase of the production process ensures high quality standards of both the product and the service offered.

Quality Control is carried out in three steps:

  • Activation in the production site;
  • Completion in the Shanghai laboratory;
  • Closing with a final inspection in Italy.

Why choose our company

The company has established itself as a reliable partner, able to offer customers a wide range of high quality products at competitive prices. Silvio Colombo S.p.A. reaches wide market segments, with diversified product lines. The service model responds efficiently, promptly and flexibly to the requests of various types of customers: OEM, Aftermarket and resellers in the Industrial and Transmission sectors.

Reason 1

Wide product range

Silvio Colombo S.p.A. produces rolling bearings for the industry used in numerous application sectors. The wide product range allows us to cover almost every specific request of the market.

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Reason 2

Always guaranteed quality

To guarantee the highest quality of the products, Silvio Colombo S.p.A. performs scrupulous tests in the factory, in the laboratory and within the research and development centre.

Reason 3

Tailor made solutions

The Technical Assistance Service of Silvio Colombo S.p.A. is able to develop customized products and services
both in co-design with the customer's technical department or in complete autonomy based on the customer's requests.

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Reason 4

Dedicated
sales team

Silvio Colombo S.p.A. adopts an extremely flexible and reliable sales model, governed by a solid organization with several offices in Italy and China.