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Luigi Corazza founded the company in 1968 in Gaiarine, northeast Italy. His philosophy on life was mirrored in company activity which aimed from the outset to manufacture high-quality buckets. Luigi Corazza was the first person in Italy to use special Swedish wear-proof steel, known today as Hardox. This is still one of the strengths of CORAZZA even today.
The company mission of quality to ensure customer satisfaction led to growth in markets and production with the development of a full range of innovative and high-performance products. These include buckets for excavators, buckets for wheel loaders, quick-couplers and log-handling forks.
Since 1975 the company has been based in a structure of 12,000 sq. m and headed by Claudia Corazza, Luigi’s daughter. Her leadership qualities have enabled her to develop and implement the goals of her father. In 1990 the range of products was
extended to include marble and granite quarrying tools including the unique and patented block-handling forks.
A constant search for innovation and high quality standards has enabled CORAZZA to become a market leader in the sector thanks to product quality and function. The company was awarded the Samoter prize for innovation at the 2006 international Samoter exhibition in Verona for the SpeedyPipe product.
In 2006 CORAZZA took up the challenge of an expanding global market by doubling the area of the manufacturing facility to produce mining equipment, specifically buckets for excavating machinery with an operating capacity of 300 tonnes.
In march 2010, thanks to the long collaboration with the Swedish steelworks SSAB, its main supplier, CORAZZA obtained the HARDOX WEARPARTS certification, giving the birth to a new special division with the task of researching of innovative solutions and supplying of special steels for Mechanic Industry.