Monday, January 15, 2024
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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani , accompanied by the Minister of University and Research Anna Maria Bernini , visited Scm Group, world leader in technologies for processing wood and a vast range of materials. They were welcomed by board of directors and the general management of the group.
The Honorable Member and the Senator chose the company as the Rimini stop on their tour in Romagna, recognising the excellence for the Italian economic system of a Group that continues to invest in its industrial sites in Italy and to grow globally, enhancing the made in Italy all over the world. The ministers, together with various local authorities and institutions, visited the renovated Technology Center dedicated to the entire woodworking industry, with industrial automation systems and latest generation digital services.
In the new Control Room , in particular, they were able to discover how Industrial IoT and machine learning revolutionize the world of after-sales assistance: here, in fact, the data coming from the machines connected all over the world to Scm’s IoT systems are processed with The help of the most advanced digital technologies to provide customers with personalized assistance and consultancy services in a proactive and predictive way, anticipating any failures and malfunctions.
At the meeting with the press, the president of Scm Group Andrea Aureli greeted the authorities and institutions present, underlining how the delegations of the two ministers are strongly in line with the company’s vocation both for exports and for research and training. In 2023, despite the critical issues of the global macroeconomic context, Scm Group reached 900 million in turnover “with an export share of 90%, mainly in Europe and the United States”. International vocation also confirmed by the “continuous opening of foreign commercial offices, the most recent in South-East Asia and the Balkans”. Investments that are added to those in innovation and training, with 70 thousand hours of training dedicated to the group’s collaborators and customers in 2023 alone. “Today’s visit – concluded Aureli – is also an opportunity for Scm Group and this area because it turns the spotlight on a company that wants to be increasingly attractive also in the job market and which is continuously looking for highly qualified professional figures. specialized”.
Deputy Prime Minister Antonio Tajani highlighted that the visit to Scm Group is “recognition of an extraordinary entrepreneurial reality that has always been committed to internationalization” . The Hon. Tajani added that exports, growing in Italy despite the well-known critical issues in some foreign scenarios, represent a priority for the government and underlined the importance of “exploring new markets in addition to those already consolidated for Made in Italy exports ”.
Minister Anna Maria Bernini stated that “the strength of the Scm Group to remain constantly innovative over the decades” is one of the main objectives that the national entrepreneurial system must set itself together with the “ability to internationalize, to invest in sustainability and in new intelligence technologies artificial generative” .
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