FAQ - Questions & Answers

The most frequently asked questions

A set of questions that we are most frequently asked is listed here below along with the relevant answers in the hope they can give you useful details about our line of business.

Q: Is your company member of any important international group ?
A: No, we are an Italian company which is non-member of any international group.

Q: What kind of packagings do you manufacture ?
A: We manufacture light metal packagings of the so-called " general line " kind.

Q: What do " general line " packagings mean ?
A: It deals with packagings generally intended for industry, for different productive sectors and namely : paints and varnishes, solvents, inks, sizes, lubricating oils, sealants.

Q: Which raw material do you use ?
A: Tinplate is the staple raw material. It is made of a thin, tinplated steel sheet (max. thickness : 0.49 mm). Steel allows to manufacture products so shaped as to have the necessary durability that their utilization requires. The layer of tin protects steel from corrosion and helps to keep unchanged the characteristics of the goods the packagings are filled with. The packagings, whose capacity ranges from 30 to 70 litres, are made of cold rolled steel.

Q: Can the packagings be customized ?
A: Yes, of course, because not only the customer can choose different dimensions and closing systems, but he can also provide the picture to be lithographed on the
outside of the packaging.

Q: Does your range include packagings for the transport of dangerous goods ?
A: Yes, a wide range of type-approved packagings is available.

Q: Are your products exported to foreign markets ?
A: At present, more than half of our production is exported, mainly to the countries of the European Union, Great Britain, the Middle East and Africa.

Q: How do you transport the packagings ?
A: They are palletized and filmed.

Q: Is a minimum order quantity required ?
A: Yes, it depends on the type of the ordered product.

Q: What about your delivery time ?
A: It is related to the quantity and to the customized lithographic print of the product on order. It generally takes about 20 / 30 days for the first delivery of lithographed packagings.

Q: Which controls take place on finished products?
A: The controls relate to different features such as tightness of the packaging, welding, outside printing, inside lacquer etc. The full list of controls and their frequency can be read in our control plans.

Q: Do you agree to customize the controls according to customer’s requirements?
A: Whenever a customer submits such requirements and after discussing together the details, we arrange to plan the order in order to meet his requirements.

Q: Do you agree on audits from customers or their representatives?
A: Of course, provided we are notified about such audits and they are limited to inspections to the customer’s products.