On January 1st, 2013 PASSERINI Srl merged with CARPANO EQUIPMENT Srl though since September 2011 both companies had already moved to Bologna and joined their activity in the new factory of 2200 m² for the purpose of unifying their construction programs into such a wide and complete range of products as to meet the challenges of welding technology advance.
Established in 1962, PASSERINI immediately started producing rotators, turntables and manipulators, the sizes and performances of which were constantly upgraded to comply with the growing demands of the market so as to rank, by the end of the 80’s, among world leaders in this sector and to qualify as strategic supplier to most of Italian and European industries for plants meant to mechanize and automate any welding process.
CARPANO EQUIPMENT began their activity in 1992 with the production of portable automation as well as of complementary equipment and, in the next years, went on with the first manipulators made of aluminium and with applying CNC to any plant, of any kind and whichever was the amount of axis numerically controlled including welding parameters, which caused the outburst of their growth.


  • Welding automation systems.
  • Manipulators, beam carriages, gantries.
  • Turntables.
  • Rotators.
  • Seamers.