Attilio Carmagnani "AC" Spa
We strive to contribute to the advancement of the chemical industry with a clear and constant focus on safety, health, and the environment.
We aim to create value based on customer satisfaction, on our staff’s sense of belonging and on a strong commitment to the needs of our community and territory. Safety, health and protecting the environment are always a top priority.
We commit to expanding our business by searching for new sources of supply and new customers.
Business continuity and a forward-looking vision are the cornerstones of our approach to the market.
We are always invested in upholding one of our main assets: our reputation. We pursue our business goals with honesty, fairness, and responsibility, adhering to rules and regulations, business ethics and the spirit of our agreements.
Our aim is to continue to grow and improve, looking to the future, anticipating challenges, fostering creativity geared towards innovation, and rewarding merit.
Transparency is at the core of our actions, our contracts, and our communication, to ensure our stakeholders can make independent and informed choices.
Those who worked with us in the past helped shape the company we are today. Those working with us today represent the future we’re building together.
That’s why we encourage our employees to work together, to be accountable for their actions and to be resourceful, while promoting awareness on quality and safety.
Our staff is highly specialised and qualified and undergoes continuous training in safety, health, and environmental protection.
We have adopted an integrated management system for quality, safety, environment, and major accident hazards. We apply UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 standards to ensure the quality of purchase and sales processes and the handling of goods.
We strive to improve safety, reduce risks in the workplace and improve the health and well-being of workers according to UNI EN ISO 45001:2018 standards.
Every day we implement procedures to help protect the environment, prevent pollution, improve control of raw material consumption, energy, and waste management in compliance with UNI EN ISO 14001:2015 standards.
We carry out a series of regular inspections, both internal and by third parties, on our facilities and on the conduct of our employees.
Attilio Carmagnani was 19 years old when, in 1904, having recently moved from the province of Verona, he opened a sole trader business in what is now Genoa’s Old Port area for the retail sale of chemical products including lighting oil used for lamps.
Driven by the development of the industrial scene, the business grew rapidly, and retail volumes soon became wholesale volumes.
Within a decade Attilio transformed his operations from business to consumer to business to business.
In 1913 a new branch and terminal was opened in Milan, in 1919 the Turin branch was opened, followed by two more terminals, in Biella and Chivasso.
Genoa was the place where all imports converged; the Passo Nuovo site and two other warehouses in Sampierdarena gave way in 1924 to a new terminal in Cornigliano, connected to the railway line.
The business expanded to include fuels, lubricants, turpentine, and calcium carbide marketed under our brand.
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