Some people believe that in Italy the only northern regions are industry ones. In fact, it is not – industry is developed also at the south, including automotive. Thus, in Puglia region, in the town of Kollepasso that in the south of the country, there are two plants for the production of filters of company TECNECO FILTRI Sr.
The company was founded in 1976 under the name C.M.A. (Costruzioni Meccaniche Autoricambi / Spare Parts Mechanical Constructions). They started with the restoration of the shock absorbers and brake pads – at the time recovery were distributed in Italy, even of such “consumable” components. Parallel with time line for the production of air filters has been opened. Later production of oil and fuel filters was started.
TECNECO actively cooperates with other specialized companies and research centers, what is need for continuous improvement of production processes and product quality. Among the partners can be identified TEXA / Torino – laboratory specializing in comparative testing and certification of automotive components; UNIVERSITA ‘DEL SALENTO , located near the University TECNECO; CERISIE / Milano – laboratory specializing in testing of elastomers.