FIMER has announced plans to set up its new R&D Center of Excellence for the
utility sector in Italy, close to its manufacturing facilities, located in Vimercate and
This strategic move will enable FIMER to increase its focus on solutions innovation
while enhancing its responsiveness to customer needs. It will reinforce FIMER’s
strategy to utilize the capacity of its carbon neutral facilities in Italy, with all resources
combined in one site.
Centralizing R&D will also ensure that FIMER is well placed for future growth and is
faster to market with innovations, confirmed by a new unique-to-the-market solution for
the utility sector which is set to be unveiled on 22 June 2021.
FIMER’s Chairman, Filippo Carzaniga comments: “We are committed to developing
the best utility segment related innovations for our customers. This can only be
achieved by adapting our business model to reflect our customers’ needs. We have
ambitious plans for future expansion, especially in the utility segment, and are
committed to putting customers at the heart of our business.
“The utility sector is extremely important to us. We are confident that the ability to
combine our R&D, product development and production processes in one site at our
Italian headquarters, will allow us to put even greater focus on innovation for this key
segment. This change gives us a strong opportunity to combine our ‘made in Italy
heritage’ with our new global footprint.”