History

History

History

Birth of S.A.M.P.

In 1936 Gaetano Maccaferri started out with a small workshop for the production of wire machinery calling his company S.A.M.P. which translates from the Italian as "Company for Precision Metalworking"
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1949

In 1949, S.A.M.P. establishes Samputensili an ad hoc structure and trademark through which to trade tool grinding machineries.
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1952

Samputensili starts its geographical expansion with its first commercial office abroad.
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1965

In 1965 Sampsistemi enters in the market of non ferrous (copper, aluminum and alloys) material.
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1973

Sampingranaggi comes into being in 1973as second spin off of S.A.M.P.
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1974

In 1974 the company establishes its first oversea sister company Samputensili do Brasil in Jundai Sao Paulo, Brasil.
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1975

In 1975 Samputensili manufactures the first chamfering machine.
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1976

Sampsistemi establishes Mc Draw in Williamsport MD/USA, later to become SAMP USA.
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1977

Samputensili embarks in the shaving cutter machines industry.
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1982

In 1982 Samputensili develops the first PVD coating system
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1988

In 1988 Samputensili establishes another subsidiary in Oak Park, Detroit, USA
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1991

In 1991 Samputensili establishes its subsidiary in Japan increasing its presence in the Eastern markets and be closer to the automotive industry.
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1992

S.A.M.P. starts its diversification embarking on the bunching machine market.
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1995

In 1995 Samputensili starts its Far East expansion opening the Korean subsidiary in Kyungki-do-Seou.
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1996

Samputensili China open its first Sales Office in Beijing
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1997

S.A.M.P. enters with a solid technical expertise into the extrusion market.
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1998

S.A.M.P. delivers the first extrusion line for physical expansion telecom cables and develops the first automatic precision respoolers.
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2000

The new century started with the consolidation of the preexisting products, diversification and developing of new technologies.
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2002

Samputensili and Star Cutter Inc., MI/USA join forces to form Star SU LLC in North America
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2003

The 2003 is a year marked by innovative developments in both companies.
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2004

In 2004 Sampsistemi strongly strengthens its presence in China.
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2005

Samputensili to open its door to China establishing a new company Samputensili (Shanghai) Machine Tools Company Limited.
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2006

Sampsistemi, Sampingranaggi and Samputensili merge to once forming SAMP S.p.A,
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2009

in 2009 when the new Italian SAMP plant in Bentivoglio (BO) is opened to become the worldwide technology centre of the Group.
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2012

Sampsistemi and Sampingranaggi celebrate the opening of the new plants in Shanghai.
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2014

In 2014, the joint-venture between Samputensili and Star Cutter is reinforced extending the cooperation to South America through the creation of Star SU do Brasil.
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2015

a new revolutionary product, the SG 160 SKYGRIND, is first launched.
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2016

The 2016 marks an important milestone in the history of SAMP in particolar for its organizational structure.
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