History

1264
An ancient document in the Historic Archives of Matelica suggests that production of ‘Bambagina’ or ‘Amalfi’ paper was already active in Fabriano.
1717
Giuseppe Fedrigoni founded the San Colombano paper mill at Trambilleno (Rovereto).
1888
Giuseppe Antonio Fedrigoni founded the paper mill in Verona.
1938
Gianfranco Fedrigoni, grandson of Giuseppe, acquired the Varone paper mill (TN), adding it to the existing plant in Verona.
1945
Shortly before the end of the war, the Verona paper mill was completely destroyed during a bombing raid. The family and some employees financed reconstruction using their own savings, without receiving state aid or funds from the Marshall Plan.
1963
The third factory was opened in Arco (TN) to produce the first punched cards for IBM computers in the early days of the information technology era.
1977
The first test batch of Post-It™ sheets was manufactured by 3M using paper made at the Varone paper mill.
1987
The first international subsidiaries were opened for distribution in Germany and Spain, followed in 1993 by Fedrigoni UK and Fedrigoni France.
1989
Arconvert was inaugurated - a new company producing self-adhesive papers.
1993
The Manter company in Girona (Spain) was acquired, dedicated to the production of adhesive papers.
2002
The Euro became the single European currency: Fedrigoni acquired the historic Miliani Fabriano paper mills, an Italian cultural heritage dating back to 1264; its production range also includes the paper used for Euro bank notes.
2004
Fabriano Securities was founded, on the basis of an investment in the Mantegazza company, specialising in security and anti-counterfeiting systems.
2006
Inauguration of Fedrigoni Asia. Opening of the Castelraimondo stationery factory (Fabriano).
2009
Opening of Arconvert Brasil, the first overseas production reality for the Group.
2010
Opening of Fedrigoni Austria and Fedrigoni Benelux.
2013
Celebrating 125 years of Fedrigoni
2015
Acquisition of GPA – Gummed Papers of America (Usa) and of the brasilian company that today is Fedrigoni Brasil Papeis Ltda.