BUFFOLI INDUSTRIES: TURNKEY SOLUTIONS FROM PROTOTYPING TO HIGH VOLUME PRODUCTION
Buffoli Industries is a group of companies that specializes in providing comprehensive turnkey solutions, ranging from prototyping to high volume production. Our principal and historic expertise lies in the development and implementation of full turnkey plants, with a particular focus on CNC rotary transfer machines.
Notably, our Trans-Bar machines lead the market in the bar machine segment.
With a history dating back to 1952, our group has evolved from an engineering company into a global player in the advanced manufacturing and automation industry. Today, our group consists of several companies with a combined workforce of 180 employees spread across Europe, the Americas and Asia.
At the forefront of our group is Buffoli Transfer Spa, headquartered in Brescia, Italy. We specialize in the design, manufacturing, and installation of high-performance, high-precision rotary and linear transfer machines, flexible manufacturing systems, and multi-spindle turning machines. Our machines are capable of handling various materials, including bars, coils, castings, and forgings. We take pride in delivering turnkey solutions to prominent clients worldwide.
To complement our comprehensive services, we have Buffoli Meccanismi Srl and InterMach Service Srl. Based in Brescia and Vicenza, Italy, respectively, these companies offer a wide range of services, including machine tool servicing, programmed maintenance programs, machine rebuilding and retrofitting, machine interconnectivity, as well as the production of bar loaders, part palletizing systems, and machine tool accessories.
Advanced Robotics Srl specializes in the design and installation of turnkey robotized automation and vision systems for various applications, utilizing Artificial Intelligence for quality detection. Our customized solutions are aimed at enhancing quality, productivity, and efficiency.
Electro Engineering Srl and Buffoli Automazioni Sas are dedicated to designing and producing Numerical Controls (NC) and HMI systems, specifically for Siemens/Fanuc controls. We also excel in the production of electric cabinets, programming consoles, and applications for Industry 4.0.
Our expert teams at 3D Evolve Srl, Weaream Srl, and 3D Etplus Sàrl (Switzerland) specialize in providing turnkey 3D professional printing systems and 3D scanners. Additionally, we offer consultancy and services for the development of additive manufacturing processes using 3D technology, both in plastic and metal.
Cloudbits Srl specializes in augmented and virtual reality solutions, with a focus on the B2B and industrial sectors. As a Microsoft partner, we deliver cutting-edge solutions and full-stack web services.
We are proud to partner with Beocom Srl / Twins, a company specializing in designing and manufacturing assembly, filling, and testing machines.
With subsidiaries, joint ventures, and service points spanning across Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, North America, PRC, Japan, and India, we provide local sales and service support to our valued clients.
With a total production value of 40 million euros, Buffoli Industries is committed to delivering top-quality solutions that meet the diverse needs of our customers.
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Our foreign subsidiaries and joint ventures in North America, Germany, Switzerland, Northern Europe, China, Japan, India and Vietnam, provide crucial support to our internal Sales Team and Runoff and Service Department, ensuring that our customers receive first-class support throughout the entire lifespan of their equipment.
Sales engineers in key markets maintain daily communication with our sales managers and project engineers in Italy, ensuring seamless coordination and efficient project management.
Our foreign application engineers work closely with our Italian personnel. They travel to Italy to prepare the machines for the runoff and execute the equipment acceptance process. After the machines are shipped, they oversee the installation and conduct duplicate runoffs at the customer's site.
They also provide comprehensive customer training in multiple languages, including German, Swedish, English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, or Hindi. Our team continues to support customers during the warranty period, providing ongoing service and machine maintenance.
All our engineers and partners are extensively trained to assist customers with various needs, including machining cycles, part programs, and tooling integration for new parts.
In markets where we don't have a physical presence, we rely on local agents to provide support and assistance. Even during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic, we successfully installed and serviced our machines through the dedicated efforts of our local engineers.
BUFFOLI INDUSTRIES COMPANIES
Buffoli Transfer is the main company of the group. Since 1958, it is a worldwide leader in the production of turnkey high performance and high precision machine tools: CNC transfer machines (rotary and linear), multi-centers and flexible manufacturing cells (FMC/FMS), multi-spindle lathes and mill-turn machines (from bar, coil, castings and forgings) and special purpose machines.
Advanced Robotics was born as development of the Automation and Robotics department of the Buffoli Industries group, integrating partners, managers and professionals with strong experience in the field of robotics.
Buffoli Meccanismi designs and manufactures bar loaders, part palletizing systems and machine tool accessories. It also provides rebuilding and after-warranty services, including on-site programmed maintenance.
InterMach Service is a division of Buffoli Industries aimed at offering a variety of services; including on-site assistance, maintenance, revamping, rebuilding or retrofitting of any type of machine tool with a variety of Numerical Controls. Different machines can be renovated, robotized, linked in a line and interconnected with the company ERP, according to the most advanced Industry 4.0 standards.
Electro Engineering provides Industry 4.0 applications, industrial automation, hardware and software to machine tool manufacturers, particularly for transfer machines and multi-centers. The company experience range from the application of the CNC codesigned with Buffoli to SIEMENS, FANUC and other commercial Numerical Controls.
Buffoli Automazioni, founded in 1952 as a research and development company, today owns part of the group's properties, the electronic know-how and the shares of the operating companies Electro Engineering and 3D Evolve. It is mainly dedicated to Industry 4.0 applications and robotic applications through the direct coordination of Dr. Eng. Edoardo Buffoli.
3D Evolve designs and installs turnkey machinery and processes for 3D printing.
It also provides engineering, consultancy and training for robotized automation and 3D printing and offers 3D scanning and printing services in any material and batches.
3D Etplus, based in Switzerland, is a group of specialists providing consulting, support and hardware to clients in Switzerland, France and USA wanting to incorporate the technology as part of their business workflow.
WEAREAM is the new Competence Center in Additive Technologies, created to provide national and European companies and public and private institutions with specialized skills, high added value services and concrete solutions to operate in the Manufacturing 4.0 sector.
CloudBits was born from the twenty-year experience of its founders in the fields of IT, cloud development, augmented/virtual reality platforms development and in the industrial field. CloudBits implements solutions in the field of augmented and virtual reality (Microsoft partner), with an eye to the B2B and industrial sectors, as well as full-stack solutions for the web.
SUBSIDIARIES AND SERVICE POINTS
Buffoli North America
Buffoli North America provides sales and service in the US and across the American continent through a dedicated team of personnel trained in Italy. The company is based in Michigan (USA).
You can also visit our american website www.buffoli.us
Luhance Intelligence Technology - Buffoli Shanghai
Buffoli Shanghai is a main shareholder of Luhance Intelligence Technology, who produces machine tools in Shanghai and provides to Buffoli sales and service in PRC and across the Asian continent.
HB TurnKey - BUFFOLI DEUTSCHLAND
HB Turnkey (Buffoli Deutschland) provides sales and service in Germany and Austria through dedicated personnel trained in Italy. The company is based in Immendingen (Baden-Württemberg).
Excellences provides sales and service in the Russian Commonwealth (CSI) through dedicated personnel trained in Italy.
The company is based in Moskow.
KENSON SALES - BUFFOLI SCANDINAVIA
Kenson Sales provides sales and service in Sweden, Denmark and Norway through dedicated personnel trained in Italy. The company is based in Alingsås (Sweden) and Hellebæk (Denmark).
S&F - BUFFOLI JAPAN
S&F provides sales and service in Japan through dedicated personnel trained in Italy. The company is based in Tokyo.
You can also visit our japanese web site www.buffoli.jp
CONSORTIUMS AND ORGANIZATIONS CO-FOUNDED BY BUFFOLI
Italian Technology Center (ITC)
Buffoli is a founding member of the main network of Italian companies operating in India.
I.T.C. provides and coordinates sales and service from Pune and New Dehli.
Italian Manufactoring Technology (IMT)
Located in Ho Chi Minh City, the ITALIAN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY (IMT) VIETNAM is a groundbreaking network agreement comprising some of the foremost manufacturers of machine tools from Italy.
Buffoli is a founding member of the association Mindsphere World designed to expand the cloud-based open IoT operating system from Siemens.
PARTNERS REPRESENTED BY BUFFOLI
Beocom - Twins
Beocom is the Buffoli’s partner for the integration of Twins assembly, filling and testing machines (single-station and multi-station).
It is represented in America by Buffoli North America and in other areas by the sales and service network of Buffoli Industries.