Cavanna wins the Innovation category of the award "From father to son - The taste of doing Business" 04/12/2018

Milan, December 3rd 2018 – The award ceremony of "From Father to son - the Taste of Making Enterprise – VIII Edition" was held on December 1st. An event promoted by CERIF – a research centre on family Enterprises in the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – with the contribution of Credit Suisse, LCA Studio Legale, KPMG, Mandarin Capital Partners, Lombard International Assurance and the collaboration of the Commercial Chamber of Milan, Monza Brianza and Lodi and Sole24Ore.

After a deep analysis of all the nominations received, the jury proclaimed Cavanna S.p.A. as the winner in the innovation category. The motivation, makes known the Cerif, is "for having developed numerous technological patents on extremely advanced machinery for the packaging, in particular, of food products. These machines are designed to meet the needs of Italian and foreign customers in a unique way. In particular, innovation manifests itself in a spasmodic attention to the creation of value along the customer's supply chain. This know-how is shared through the creation of an open company Academy also outside". Alessandra and Riccardo Cavanna, CEOs of Cavanna S.p.A., collected the prize.

The jury proclaimed Donnafugata S.p.A. as the absolute winner. Special mention also for: Mantero Spa (internationalization), Idea Spa (young entrepreneur), Molino Rossetto (History and tradition), Diemme Industria Caffè Torrefatti S. P. A (Small Business), Fratelli Polli Spa (opening of the capital), M.E. Marittima Emiliana Spa (women in command), Globalpesca Spa (Brothers in command).

"The Italian business world consists of 82% from family businesses, of which 97% have fewer than 20 employees, and each year are over sixty thousand entrepreneurs involved in the generational transition. – Declares Professor Claudio Devecchi, sole administrator and scientific director of CERIF – During the eighth edition of the prize, the Cerif has once again had the honor of rewarding companies that have proven themselves more virtuous in a delicate moment of generational change. Many of them are already in the fifth generation, some even at the seventh. The continuity of the succession appears as one of the most difficult and crucial problems of the family business, not underestimate it is the first step to face it at best".

New Cavanna Ltda office in Jundiaí (Brazil) inaugurated 30/10/2017

Cavanna continues to grow globally. Following last year's expansion of our Italian headquarters located in Prato Sesia, on Tuesday, October 24th, the inauguration of the Jundiaí (São Paulo) factory took place. 

Cavanna has been present in Brazil with a subsidiary since 2004. Since automatic lines are occupying more and more space, it has become necessary to find a more sophisticated and better equipped facility.

Over 70 customers were present at the event, representing the major local companies. Cavanna presented our approach to correctly and fully measure the benefits of a project, calculating the Total Cost of Ownership of a plant.

The new office has a more modern and spacious structure than the previous one. There are 3800mq divided between administrative, technical, commercial, production and testing offices. The facility employs a total 43 people with 2016 sales of about 5 million euros.

The plant will be the productive point of reference for the local market, for South America, but also for the rest of the world as it is able to develop solutions for primary, secondary and end-robotized packaging.

Prato Sesia, Italy. Cavanna SpA and 40 other entrepreneurs have donated a Minibus to the Anffas Association. 21/07/2017

Cavanna SpA is pleased to participate in a beneficial alliance including 40 other entrepreneurs in the donation of a new equipped vehicle to the Anffas Valsesia Association for Cascina Spazzacamini in Prato Sesia.
The donation was also made possible thanks to the collaboration with eight municipalities in the area. Friday, July 14th, was the delivery ceremony and the presentation of the minibus at Cascina Spazzacamini. Entrepreneurs received a certificate of appreciation and the president of the association Carlo Giuseppe Ronco took advantage of the opportunity to thank participants and to present some of the important activities that take place at the "Cascina Spazzacamini" yearly.


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