Forge + Mazzuchelli - Sharing the same mission and values: excellence in innovation and quality with a focus on tradition and craftsmanship.
- Cellulosics (Cellulose Acetate and Cellulose Propionate)
- Polycarbonate (PC)
- Polyvinylchloride (PVC)
- Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)
- Methacrylate (PMMA)
Franco Mazzucchelli, 1954
Mazzucchelli 1849 products are aimed at markets ranging from spectacles, sunglasses and fashion accessories, to interior decoration and design objects, where the quality and aesthetical values are greatly appreciated. The products with technical qualities are valued by safety, sports and automotive industries. Mainly concentrated on markets requiring particular skills and focused on strategies based on changeless product and process innovation, Mazzucchelli 1849 has strong values based on:
- Product innovation
- Direct contact with the customer
- Strength of the brand
Constant innovation has led to improvements in the manufacturing process, promoting the handcrafted work of highly skilled workers and turning Mazzucchelli 1849 into a prestigious representative of Made in Italy and a key leader for the whole optical market.
"Mazzucchelli is one of those industries which exist for centuries, yet remain amazingly up-to-date. Each generation, at given time, follows its calling which is the search for the latest product, the most advanced technology, the markets of tomorrow. Its strength lies in tradition, but a tradition of a very special kind: the tradition of modernity"
— Francesco Alberoni
Mazzucchelli 1849, an Italian Company based in Castiglione Olona, is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and distribution of sheets made of Cellulose Acetate, polymer of natural origin, traditionally used in the production of optical and sunglass frames.
Mazzucchelli 1849 productions are structured in Business Units:
- Cellulose Acetate sheets
- Optical quality sheets
- Cellulose Acetate granules
- Decorative films
- Sun lenses