Marco Gambarini – Chairman | Riccardo Cominotti – Supply Chain Director | Federico Nicoli – Sales Manager

Metallurgica San Marco has been processing and customising brass in Brescia for three generations. With its versatile and flexible production, the company is growing steadily, one of its strong points being the ability to customise the product, by means of constant commitment to research and development. It promptly responds to specific working and application demands, driven by the increasingly dynamic market which is continually developing.

Metallurgica San Marco is one of the leading manufacturers of drawn and extruded brass profiles in Europe.


  • 1968/69

    First production site in Ponte San Marco

  • 1970

    First generational handover in the Gambarini family and partnership with the Forelli family.

  • 1990-2000

    Extension of the production site and start of internationalisation and certification procedures.
    1996-2000: doubling of the production capacity (from 9,000 to 18,000 tonnes).

  • 2003


  • 2003-2005

    Complete renewal of extrusion press and smelting furnaces with significant investments amounting to about 25 million euros.

  • 2009

    OHSAS 18001

  • 2012

    Generational handover at management level and arrival of new key figures.

  • 2013

    ISO/TS 16949

  • 2016

    Competitive contract award for innovation and research from the Region of Lombardy.

  • 2017

    New investments in equipment and ongoing increase in production
    (over 60,000 tonnes).


Metallurgica San Marco invests in the unceasing and constant improvement of company procedures in order to make productive processes more efficient and to obtain products in keeping with ever higher quality standards, while respecting the environment and the internal wellbeing of its industrial sector. Its daily endeavour is oriented to understanding the customer’s requirements and those of the market with a view to guaranteeing innovative products and services with the help of important research and development, which boost both the company and the territory’s growth.


The prime value for Metallurgica San Marco is human capital. Many of its strategic choices depend on the wellbeing of those who strive passionately and professionally on a daily basis for the company. Indeed, sustainability, both social and environmental, is a dominant theme; it is oriented towards the improvement of the productive processes and the investment in advanced technologies which make the workplace safe and allow the environment to be respected according to internationally recognised standards.


The market is getting faster and faster and customers’ requests more and more accurate and detailed: Metallurgica San Marco is committed to involving and informing all their internal forces and new professionals of these changes, so that, in sharing, mission and company objectives find a driving force capable of keeping the company on the tracks of success, in the present and in the near future, even considering the substantial changes which the economic-productive system is facing. This means providing the right motivations, stimuli and incentives and having the courage to make radical choices which offer faster solutions in a creative and innovative way. Metallurgica San Marco’s aim is to give importance to those who work there, by creating an atmosphere conducive to ideas and a well-structured organisation, thereby producing a compact company chain which can react efficiently to market demands because they see themselves as real protagonists.