History

AFV Beltrame is strong and solid, competitive and at the cutting edge of the steel sector.

AFV Beltrame is strong and solid, competitive and at the cutting edge of the steel sector.

The strength of synergistic technologies, state-of-the-art expertise and top-notch management fortify the Group’s standing as Europe’s leading supplier of merchant bars and underpin its unshakable success in the steel industry

2015

Launch of new programmes to streamline manufacturing processes, internal organisation and customer service.

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2002
2007

The Company acquires Siderurgica Ferrero (Italy), Stahl Gerlafingen (Switzerland) and S.C. Donalam (Romania).

1994

The Company acquires a controlling interest in LME (Laminés Marchands Européens S.A.), a major AFV competitor in Europe.

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’80

Acquisition of the Marghera and San Giorgio di Nogaro steel plants.
AFV increasingly takes on the characteristics of a “Group”

1976

Opening of the new head office in the Vicenza industrial district. AFV expands into the European market

’60

Marketing intensifies, distribution expands, and the Company invests in innovation and technology.
Giancarlo Beltrame is at the helm as CEO.

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’50

The Company develops the merchant bars production process.

1920
1940

The plant changes its name to “Acciaierie e Ferriere Vicentine” (Vicenza Steel & Iron Works). Expansion in the Italian market.

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Steel since1896

Founder Antonio Beltrame establishes the “Premiato Stabilimento Meccanico a forza elettrica con Fonderia Antonio Beltrame” (Antonio Beltrame World-Class Electricity-powered Mechanical Plant and Foundry).