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Our History

The '20s
 storia01 The Officina artigiana Camporese Bruno was founded in Padova by Armando’s father, an artist in wrought iron work, not a well-paid craft at that time.
Over the years, it became a mechanical workshop, building mechanical components for well-known Italian industries

The '50s
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Vecchia sede Camporese
The son Armando, coming into contact with the world of printing by chance, understood the potential development of the sector, and in 1953 founded his own company, the Officina Camporese Macchine Grafiche. At first it supplied assistance and overhauling for printing machines on behalf of third parties; soon it began to import several used Heidelberg and Roland machines from Germany. In 1963 Armando built the company’s first shed in the industrial district of Limena. This was the period when the slogan "Either new or Camporese", was created, to emphasise the determination and the high level of the services offered by the Workshop.

The '80s
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nuova sede Gamma Graf
Thanks to the growth in business volumes and human resources, the company soon gained fame throughout the whole printing world for its solidity, correctness and professional skill. Armando’s sons entered the business, first Roberto and then Bruno, who learned to love their work, and who created strong partnerships with foreign companies. These turned out to be of strategic importance over the years, and led the company to develop greater productivity. In 1986 a second workshop in Padova was bought, the Gamma Graf Srl, which today has an admirable modern servicing structure with specialist Heidelberg technicians, and which gives further support to the management of the technical aspects of Camporese.

The '90s
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Nuova sede attuale della Camporese
The Camporese headquarters take on their present form, with the building of a new shed, 3.000 sq. m, next to the existing one, with modern instruments for manoeuvring, cleaning and painting the groups. This expansion allowed for further improvements in the working processes and in company organisation (commercial, financial and administrative aspects). 
Today, thanks to continual improvement in its own work processes and its consolidated experience, the company can operate with standardised methods in order to guarantee the customer increasingly high level services at competitive prices.

2003 - the Fiftieth anniversary
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50 years in the printing sector, with the know-how gained from about 4,000 printing groups overhauled and installed, and the fourth generation that is now preparing for another fifty years of success. 


2011
image005 -Armando Camporese, the founder, passed away on August 2011. His life was totally consecrated to his company and his family  
-Enrico Camporese, Roberto Camporese’s son, joints in Camporese Macchine Grafiche
-ERP SAP for improving Camporese process automation

2012
banner-180x150-2 Camporese set up togheter with Cristian Cassani, ex chief of electronic post sale service in Heidelberg agency, the Intelligent Service Srl, located in Bollate-Milano, supporting post sale service in Lombardia (not only!) where Camporese hold an important group of Heidelberg installation to some of the most important italian printing companies such as Cosmografica Albertini, GoldPrint, Bramucci, Omniagrafica, etc, togheter with very important printers such as Nava, etc, that takes advantage by competence of Camporese staff.

2013
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60th anniversary of the Camporese Macchine Grafiche!

2017
 datovariabile.fw In 2017 a decision is taken to extend the business on industrial digital printing, sheet-fed and wide format setting up a new company with specialists (Dato Variabile srl).