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Rossi Motoriduttori establishes Canadian operation

Oakville, ON -- Rossi Motoriduttori Group, one of the biggest European industrial groups manufacturing gear reducer...


Oakville, ON — Rossi Motoriduttori Group, one of the biggest European industrial groups manufacturing gear reducers (from fractional to 5,000 hp), gearmotors and electric brake motors, has established a direct operation in Oakville, Ont., in partnership with Habasit Canada Ltd., to support customers in Canada and to create a base for future development of a sales network in North America.

John Visser, president & general manager of Habasit Canada, comments that Rossi Motoriduttori is one of the leading manufacturers world-wide in terms of broadness of range and quality offered in the field of power transmission (and one of the few to offer a three-year warranty), and has been expanding its global reach through the establishment of local commercial and technical offices around the globe.

Rossi is active in most sectors of industrial application, including: conveyor industry, food industry, beverages, paper mills, cement, ceramic, chemical, sewage and waste treatment, civil industry/building , rubber and plastic, quarries and mines, manufacturing industry, packaging, metal mills, wood industry, material handling/cranes, leather industry, iron industry, textile industry and more.

The company, established in 1953, employs about 760 people in seven production facilities primarily located in northern Italy. In addition to the new Canadian facility, there are 10 branches in main international markets (U.S.A., Denmark, France, Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Holland, Australia, China and India), bringing exports to 50% of production.

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The product range covers a complete offering of parallel/right angle axis, worm, coaxial, planetary reducers and gearmotors, AC electric motors and brakemotors, speed variators, and low-backlash servo gearmotors.

For more information, please contact Guy (Chico) Mongrain, manager, business development, at 1-800-770-6750, or visit www.rossi-group.com.