was founded in 1969 as a Company specialized in the DESIGNING and MANUFACTURING of ball valves and quick couplings from 1/4"
up to 36".
It became a worldwide leader in industrial & hydraulic field, GEMELS since 2010 started to focalize and to invest more and more also in OIL&GAS field. In the middle of North Italy, GEMELS is located in Trescore Balneario, Bergamo, less than 50 km from Milan, with an area of more than 10.000 mq.
In 2020 a new branch opened in Chicago (USA): Gemels North America Inc. With office and warehouse, it serves all American market.
In the center of Trescore Balneario, Angelo Facchinetti gives life to his “Officina Meccanica”
It is necessary a bigger space, therefore the headquarter moves to Via Mazzini
The Company changes its name in GEMELS SRL
The first ball valves model GE2 is realized
The headquarter moves to its current position: Via G. Gambirasio
The first shipment abroad highlights the first step of the internationalization process
Gemels achieves the first certification ISO 9001
Gemels buys two new buildings, next to the first, to expand its production
The Company makes the firsts investments in the Oil&Gas market, obtaining two years later API 6D Certification
2 patents are registered in Europe
Always more sensitive to health and safety theme, Gemels achieves ISO 18001 and OHSAS 14001 Certifications
The first machine for the automatic assembly of GE valves (2 ways and 3 ways) is introduced.
The catalogue boasts more than 40 models and the aim of 50 employees is reached, which 40% of them are women
Gemels introduces new machines for the production of Quick Couplings
The heavier valve in Gemels’ history (20 Ton) is realized
The Company changes business name from
Gemels s.r.l. to Gemels S.p.A.
The first branch in USA, Gemels North America Inc. based in Chicago, is officially opened.