1961 saw the foundation of Rondine S.p.A., the core that grew into today’s leading industrial Group in the production of porcelain stoneware tiles for floors, walls and skirtings.
1997 marked a watershed, with the entry into the Group of the current management team, bringing a fresh injection of energy into business, production and management.
September 2001 saw the inauguration of the porcelain stoneware manufacturing plant in Rubiera. Renewed throughout and featuring cuttingedge technology.
May 2005 saw the acquisition of SprayDry, a Sassuolo company that produces porcelain stoneware bodies, thus allowing Rondine to make a major leap forward in terms of quality by covering the full tile production cycle in its own plants.
During 2006 the private equity company PROGRESSIO SGR joins Rondine Group becoming a new shareholder. In the same year digital technology made its debut in Rondine Group.
Sadon, a leading company in the production of porcelain stoneware skirting and small-size tiles, joined the Group in 2010, marking a further important turning point in the history of Rondine Group.
New shareholding structure in December 2011. Lauro Giacobazzi and family, and the private equity fund PROGRESSIO SGR, already the main shareholders, purchases 100% of the shares of Rondine S.p.a.
In June 2013, the private equity fund PROGRESSIO SGR transferred its shares to Seramiksan, one of the largest ceramic manufacturers in Turkey. The company boasts a long industrial tradition, deeply rooted in the Turgutlu-Manisa area, just 50 km from Izmir.
In January 2015, significant investments were made, with the extension of a production facility, new lines for handling large sizes, automatic sorting lines and latest-generation packing lines.