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History of COZZINIPRIMEdge

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Transcript of History of COZZINIPRIMEdge

Giuseppe Cozzini emigrates from Italy to the United States with the dream of starting a successful knife sharpening business in the city of Chicago.
1907
1984
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
enters the meat industry by developing a machine able to sharpen & balance high-speed slicing blades.
1970
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
develops a line of machines for high-volume knife sharpening - The 1st generation Hollow Grinder, Honer, & Buffer.
1995
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
develops the Original
Ergo Steel

edge maintenance tool,
designed to replace traditional
sharpening steels.
1991
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
acquires
OTM
in France. With the addition of
OTM
,
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
is no longer just a distributor, but can now manufacture blades
2005
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
forms PRIMEdge-Scandinavia, located just outside of Copenhagen, to be their direct link to the enormous Danish & Swedish pork producers.
2010
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
acquires
G. Walter Steffens GmbH & Co.KG. in March of 2010
2012
Today
still maintains their old world focus on excellent workmanship and customer satisfaction, while continually developing new technologies to meet the demands of an ever changing global market.
Four Generations and Over a Century of Innovative Sharpening Technologies and Cutting Edges Serving the Food Industry
Thank You For Your Time!
Giuseppe Cozzini
Ottorino Cozzini
Ivo Cozzini
Alex Cozzini
1988
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
moves to a larger facility
on the North side of Chicago to be able to manufacture & sell their sharpening machines to the meat industry.

1930
Giuseppe's three sons: Ottorino, Lino, & Angelo, joined their father in Chicago to help grow the business.
Started with a pushcart...
Which became a horse-drawn cart...
And finally the first
COZZINI service truck.
2015
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
acquires MIMASA, located in Girona; Spain.
2016
2014
Headquarters of
COZZINI
PRIMEdge
in Europe
Founded in 1945 as a manufacturing location for Bowl Chopper blades, Slicer blades, Slaughter blades, and Skinner blades.
Provides Manufacturing, Customer Service, Sales and Distribution to over 30 countries in Europe.
GW Steffens was founded in 1882 to manufacture and specialize in Bowl Chopper blades.
In 2000, GWST developed and patented a new Bowl Chopper blade design -
The Inseca Blade.
COZZINI
PRIMEdge
focuses on keeping the GW Steffens tradition of quality cutting edges, expert innovation, and expanding capabilities.
Founded in 1993 and acquired by
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
in 2012.
In May 2014, construction was completed doubling the original size of the production area along with adding new offices.
Produces a wide assortment of Slicer blades and Grinder Plates and Knives for the food industry, and is the market leader in Bowl Chopper blades as well as a supplier to many OEM's.
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
opens
PRIMEdge

do Brazil
, located in Sao Paulo, to serve the Brazilian and South American markets.
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
opens
PRIMEdge

Spain
, located Salamanca, to serve the Spain and Portugal markets.
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