Flame Spray SpA
Since 1969 Flame Spray has been the first Italian job shop to actively promote Thermal Spray coatings and activities. Today it is an international benchmark for applications in these markets: Energy - Gas turbine, Steam turbine, Waste burners, Oil and Gas, Hydro power, Steel and iron - Steel mill, Transportation - Aerospace, Railways, Paper mill - Pulp and paper, Printing, Corrugating, Other - Centerless, General engineering. In almost 50 years of activity it has never ceased to develop know-how and technologies in the research and production centers of Roncello (I), Szada (HU), Varaždin (HR) and Fountain Inn (USA). Flame Spray endeavors in its research to increase the performance of materials with Thermal Spray, Diffusion, Slurry, Cladding and Welding processes.
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- Industry Type:
- Energy - Geothermal Energy
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- Globally (various continents)
One of the 100 excellent SMEs of the Lombardy Region, this business and production center includes headquarters, administrative and commercial offices and a production area on an overall footprint of 16.000 sqm.
The ISO 9001-2008 certified job-shop embodies 25 robotized workstations for various applications such as HP-HVOF, ID-HVOF, Plasma Spray, Cold Spray, Flame Wire, Arc Spray, PTA cladding, Slurry, Alumizing, Spray & Fuse and 5 workstations for Slurry Technologies.
All coating performances are evaluated by laboratory facilities and R&D experts that grant the leadership of European Research Projects. More than 190 skilled people put their experience to service and support customer needs everywhere.
Establishment of Flame Spray
Edoardo Prosperini founds Flame Spray as an individual firm in 1969. Despite its reduced dimension and employee number it reaches some challenging objectives working together with international companies such as IBM, Fiat Motori Avio, Montedison and Worthinghton.
New plant in Roncello
Considering the ongoing growth E. Prosperini decides to move the production center to a larger site in Roncello (Milan). The new plant has a covered area of 500sqm on a global area of 7500sqm.
Sergio Meloni and Dario Stehle become Shareholders in Flame Spray s.n.c.
New job shop in Roncello
Flame Spray further expands the footprint in Roncello, adding a new 1000 sqm job shop.
New slurry technology
The company develops new slurry coating technologies for turbogas axial compressor blades and reaches new customers such as Fiat Avio and Nuovo Pignone.
New expansion site Roncello
A new plant of 1,200 sqm in Roncello supports the production growth and starts an expansion process that in 1994 will bring to a covered production area of more than 4,000 sqm.
Establishment of TopCoat Srl
Flame Spray establishes a partner company, TopCoat Srl with the aim of expanding in a new and important market, Printing, and to support existing customers in the area of center Italy
Flame Spray enters the Oil & Gas Market
Flame Spray enters the Oil & Gas market and, in particular, the market for metal to metal ball valves, obtaining qualification from the major OEMs and End Users.
Strategic agreement with BHS
Flame Spray firmly increases its presence in the corrugating machines market, signing a strategic agreement with BHS, a German company, world leader in this market.
Flame Spray becomes a Corporation
1999 is a year of big changes: Flame Spray Snc becomes a capital company and changes its business name to Flame Spray SpA. The ongoing activities of research and development bring the Company to new strategic markets including the Waste Incinerator market.
Agreement with TurboGas
Flame Spray Spa signs an agreement for equipment supply and technological transfer with one of the largest OEMs in the industrial gas turbine market.
Establishment of Flame Spray Hungary and agreement with CRC - USA
To further expand its market reach Flame Spray decides to establish Flame Spray Hungary Kft with the aim of increasing the presence in the Industrial Gas Turbine market. With the establishment of Flame Spray Hungary, Flame Spray becomes an international Group. In the same year a cooperation agreement with CRC-USA, belonging to BHS Group, increases the presence of the Group in the Paper/Cardboard market.
Technology for the production of diffusive coatings
A university collaboration with Istituto Universitario Studi Superiore of Pavia and the participation in Consorzio Milano Ricerche emphasizes the internal Research & Development programs. The Group develops Diffusion Aluminizing coatings for the Industrial Gas Turbine market.
Flame Spray Hungary is accredited ISO 9001
Flame Spray merges with TopCoat and concludes a cooperation agreement with BHS Brazil to increase its presence on the Paper/Cardboard market. Flame Spray Hungary achieves ISO 9001 certification.
Flame Spray is accredited ISO 9001
Flame Spray’s quality system is qualified ISO 9001
Flame Spray Hungary is accredited UNI EN 9100
Flame Spray Hungary obtains the UNI EN 9100 and is registered in the IAQG (International Aerospace Quality Group), thus entering the Aerospace market.
Flame Spray Hungary is NADCAP certified
Flame Spray Hungary obtains the NADCAP certification for coating application on aerospace components.
Establishment of Flame Spray Croatia
Flame Spray Croatia starts its activities in Trnovec Bartolovecki, near Varazdin.
Establishment of Flame Spray North America
Flame Spray North America, after a short start up period, is operative and ready to serve the US market with its complete range of coating technologies.
The Roncello and Montefino plants are certified in accordance with BS OHSAS 1800:2007 for the management of Health and Safety at Work.
The Flame Spray Group today
The Group Flame Spray is a benchmark in the market for coating technologies although there are still many challenges ahead.