EXSTO Italia: the merger of three important companies

Cervellati - Emilgomma - Tecnotec
Historic brands for polyurethane casting and rubber molding

EXSTO Italia

In 2020, EXSTO Italia was established from the merger of 3 historical brands of the Italian landscape of rubber molding and polyurethane casting: Cervellati Srl, Tecnotec Srl, and Emil-gomma Srl. This union not only brings capitals and technical expertise together, but it also represents the collaboration of people with kindred business culture. One of the competitive advantages of the merger is sharing knowledge of different manufacturing techniques and processes.

Materials and production

EXSTO Italia is specialised in the production of industrial parts in various materials:
  • Rubber: compression and injection molding, plus autoclave vulcanizing.
  • Cast solid polyurethanes, MDI-based, and NDI-based (Vulkollan®).
  • Polyurethane foam, especially for shock absorbers.

Thanks to its extensive experience in the production of custom parts for several industrial applications, EXSTO Italia can support its customers in the choice of the best material for their needs and in the technical development of the final product.

Equipment for production and quality control

In our facilities, you will find the following equipment:
  • Lab for testing the chemical and physical behaviour of 100% compounds.
  • Optical and 3D tactical measurement machine + 2D dimensional projectors.
  • N° 10 casting machines for solid polyurethane.
  • N° 3 casting machines for polyurethane foam.
  • N° 50 compression machines and N° 10 injection machines for rubber.
  • N° 1 wire drawing machine for rollers coating, plus N° 1 autoclave.
  • N° 3 CNC turning lathes and N° 7 traditional turning lathes up to Ø 900 mm.
  • N° 2 CNC grinding machines.
  • N° 1 automatic die-cutting machine.
  • N° 3 shot blasting machines and sand blasters to clean the final products.

Our divisions

CERVELLATI

Created in 1937 in Bologna, Cervellati acquired a deep knowledge in the manufacture of customised industrial parts in rubber, in solid polyurethanes – with also the licence to cast Vulkollan – and in polyurethane foam.

The company runs in-house several complementary operations also on behalf of his customers. Among these: die-cutting of rubber-coated fabrics and rubber sheets, sand-blasting of metal parts, lathe turning of rubber and PU.

Since the ‘90s, Cervellati has obtained the quality certification ISO 9001:2015.

Among the various fields of expertise:

  • Coating of heavy-duty wheels.
  • Solid polyurethanes and Vulkollan® casting.
  • R&D of recoil pads and shock-absorbers for rifles.
  • Compression and injection molding of industrial parts in rubber, of reinforced diaphragms, and rubber/metal vulcanisation.

TECNOTEC

It was founded in 2010 in Villanova Mondovì from the collaboration of two  hareholders with a long-term experience in the production, sale and consultancy of industrial parts in polyurethane, especially for the mining and extraction industries.

In June 2015, Tecnotec entered the EXSTO Group, empowering its international presence, thanks to the collaboration with the existing branches in France, UK, Brasil, Japan and in the USA.

Finally in January 2019, Tecnotec acquired Emil-Gomma, a company based in Modena with 35 years experience in the manufacture of industrial parts in rubber and polyurethane.

Among the various fields of expertise:

  • Coating of wheels and rollers for demanding applications.
  • Snow plow blades in rubber and polyurethane.
  • Components of sifters for carries, mines and environment industries, like screening panels.
  • Manufacture of abrasion and tear resistant coating and dampening linings.
  • R&D of industrial parts for the following industries: packaging, food, paper, iron and steel, textile, ceramic and wood).
  • R&D of solutions for the Off-shore industry.