At the awards event, which was held last Tuesday 2 December at the Milan headquarters of the Sole 24 Ore Group, the participants and members of the Scientific Technical Committee voted for the two winning companies.


Winning company in the Large Enterprise category.
Leader at European level for the processing, packaging and distribution of cereals and dried legumes. Family business founded in 1984 in Molvena, in the province of Vicenza, today it employs 600 people, has 5 production plants in Italy, China, Ethiopia, Egypt and Argentina and exports to 45 countries around the world.


Winning company in the Small and Medium Enterprises category.
In 40 years of activity it has reached a top position in the international market for the production and marketing of diamond tools for processing marble, granite and agglomerate. Based in Lugo di Grezzana in the Verona area, DELLAS exports to more than 30 countries around the world and can boast an export share of 70%.

During the event the six finalists, selected by the Scientific Technical Committee from among the over 200 companies that participated in the survey conducted by SDA Bocconi, presented their realities and the strategies adopted to export successfully.

In addition to the two winners, the other best practices were:

Small and Medium Enterprise Category
Farmigea – chemical-pharmaceutical industry which represents the second largest Italian company in the ophthalmology sector
Fluid-o-Tech – market leader in the design and production of volumetric pumps and systems for the management of fluids

Large Enterprise Category
Loccioni Group – “technological tailoring” from the Marche that designs measurement, control and automation systems
Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi – Tuscan group that with its brands represents 700 years of wine history

Prof. Stefano Caselli – Vice Rector of International Affairs of Bocconi University, presented the data relating to the survey, highlighting the methods and strategies that Italian companies adopt to export and manage the related risks.

In the round table, coordinated by Maria Cristina Origlia and dedicated to the winning models and the skills necessary to export successfully, Caselli himself, Emanuele Facile – CEO of Advam Partners Sgr, Cristina Spagna – Managing Director of Kilpatrick International Executive Search, spoke. , Adriano Moraglio – journalist from Il Sole 24 ORE, and Emanuele Cordero di Vonzo – Board Member of Assiteca.