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Argos Surface Technologies completes acquisition of FORESI S.p.A.


Acquired 100% of FORESI S.p.A., a company specialising in the industrial painting sector.

This operation expands the range of services offered by Argos Surface Technologies, consolidating its position as Italy’s leading player in terms of size and surface treatments.


Milan, 26.05.2022 – Argos Surface Technologies, a group born from the union of important realities in the national panorama of surface treatments and coatings (an operation carried out by the private equity fund Gradiente II, managed by Gradiente Sgr), today finalised the total acquisition of FORESI S.p.A., a company based in Gonzaga (MN) and a reference point in the industrial painting sector.

The agreement was reached with company founder Giovanni Landini, who was confirmed as Chairman of the Board of Directors, to guarantee continuity in the quality and level of service the company offers.

With 30 years of experience, FORESI S.p.A has acquired valuable know-how and achieved a leading position in industrial painting.

In addition to ISO 9001 (Quality), FORESI S.p.A. is one of the few Italian companies in the sector that can boast ISO 14001 (Environment) and ISO 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety) certification. The company also uses the most advanced technology and an information system capable of managing over 100,000 articles.

With this latest acquisition, Argos Surface Technologies consolidates its position as Italy’s largest player in surface treatments and coatings and expands its offering by integrating new industrial painting services.

The operation further strengthens the quality of services and the group’s territorial capillarity in the areas of central and northern Italy.