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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
1974
1984
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
moves from a basement workshop to a new plant on the North side of Chicago
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
develops a machine for sharpening
high-speed slicing blades
1970
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
begins developing a line of machines for hollow grinding, honing, edging and buffing hand knives
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 Soucy France. With the addition of
OTM
,
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
is no longer just a distributor but can now manufacture blades
Soucy is a rich agricultural region situated in the Eastern-center of France, 99km from Paris and 3km from Sens
Since the 1960s the Soucy/Sens area has developed a diverse manufacturing sector that today includes pharmaceutical, electronic and food-processing companies
Soucy France
Headquarters of
COZZINI
PRIMEdge
in Europe
Founded in 1945 to manufacture bowl chopper blades, slicer blades, and slaughter blades
Expanded production facilities in 2000 to a total of 3,000 square meters
Provides manufacturing, customer service and distribution to over 30 countries in Europe
2005
COZZINI
PRIME
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forms Cozzini Denmark in Copenhagen Denmark
Founded in Denmark in 2005
The function of
PRIME
dge Scandinavia today, is to be the link for direct sales and service to Danish and Swedish meat producers
Besides direct sales and service activities in Denmark and Sweden,
PRIME
dge Scandinavia is also the link to the several Scandinavian distributors
Copenhagen Denmark
2010
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
acquires
G. Walter Steffens GmbH & Co.KG. in March of 2010
GW Steffens was founded in 1882
Over the years GW Steffens became a specialist in bowl chopper blades
Starting in 1990 GW Steffens began expanding production to include blades for vegetables, sweets, cheese and a greater range of meat applications
In 1992 developed and patented a special steel for bowl chopper blades called M92
In 2000 developed and patented a new bowl chopper blade design - The Inseca Blade
March 2010, GW Steffens was aquired by
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
keeping the GW Steffens tradition of quality cutting edges and expanding their capabilities
2012
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
acquires BE Maschinenmesser in May of 2012. As a member of the
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
family BE gains a worldwide marketing, production, and sales network to better serve their customers
Spreenhagen is a municipality in the Oder-Spree district, in Brandenburg, Germany
Spreenhagen is located approximately 53km from Berlin and its modern global transportation infrastructure
Founded in 1993 in Spreenhagen, Brandenburg
Produces a wide assortment of machine knives for the food industry and is the market leader in Bowl Chopper blades as well as a supplier of original equipment blades for machine manufacturers
May 2014, construction was completed that expanded the facility to double the original size with new office and production space
Today
In 2012
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
World Wide Headquarters moves to Elk Grove Village, Illinois, U.S.A.
The new facility is 40,000 square feet and includes space for offices, manufacturing, sharpening, inventory, and research and development
Still maintaining their old world focus on excellent workmanship and customer satisfaction
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
is continually developing new technologies to meet the demands of an ever changing global market
Remscheid is located 29km west of Dusseldorf
Together with neighboring towns of Wuppertal and Solingen, Remscheid is known as the "Blade Capital of the World"
Remscheid is famous for its many manufacturers of knives, blades, razors, and scissors due to the high-quality steel and history of blacksmiths and artisans
Remscheid Germany
Spreenhagen Germany
Four Generations and Over a Century of Innovative Sharpening Technologies and Cutting Edges Serving the Food Industry
Elk Grove Village, Illinois U.S.A.
Located adjacent to O’Hare International Airport, Elk Grove Village is a major component of the Chicago Metropolitan economy
Elk Grove boasts the largest consolidated business park in North America with over 61 million square feet of industrial inventory
The business community in the Village is diverse with a broad range of interwoven industries including: technology, manufacturing, retail, health care and warehousing & logistics
World Headquarters
Oversees and coordinates the global operations of
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
including Customer Service, Sales, Manufacturing and Inventory Control
Large dedicated staff of professional blade sharpeners
Manufacturing of sharpening machines
Coordination of a world wide network of distributors
Giuseppe Cozzini
Ottorino Cozzini
Ivo Cozzini
Alex Cozzini
1988
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
moves to a larger facility
on the North side of Chicago with sharpening, manufacturing and office space

Copenhagen is strategically located at the crossroads of Scandinavia and the Baltic region
Copenhagen is a business, financial and commercial hub of the Nordic countries and Øresund Region
The city is a natural geographic hub for transport routs, air sea and land traffic
1931
Ottorino Cozzini and his brothers Lino and Angelo emigrate to Chicago to help father Giuseppe expand the business
Giuseppe starts with a pushcart...
then moves to a horse-drawn cart...
and finally to a new service truck
2015
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
forms
COZZINI
PRIME
dge

do Brazil
in São Paulo, Brazil
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
acquires MIMASA in Girona, Spain
2015
COZZINI
PRIME
dge
forms
COZZINI
PRIME
dge

Spain
in Salamanca, Spain
2014
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