Our history

From Emilio Bardiani to Emanuela and Luca, towards the whole world

Bardiani Valvole was founded in 1981 by Emilio Bardiani – father of Emanuela, CEO and Luca Bardiani, President and General Manager of the company – with the main purpose of producing valves for the most important food companies in the area.

Thanks to the very high quality of the raw materials and an effective and efficient pre- and post-sales service, Bardiani valves have reached the whole world, not only in the food sector but also in other application areas.

The main steps in the history of Bardiani Valvole:


Emilio Bardiani establishes Bardiani Valvole. His daughter, Emanuela Bardiani, follows in his footsteps and becomes the company’s CEO. His son Luca, is Chairman and CEO.


Bardiani Valvole obtains 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. certification.


The current headquarters and plant opens covering a surface area of 8,000 m2


Bardiani Valvole is ISO9001 certified


Bardiani Valves Canada Ltd. is established


Implementation of Lean Manufacturing system in company processes


110 employees, including technicians, office workers and experts work in in Bardiani Valvole


The company celebrates its first 40 years of valves and values


Bardiani believes in Sustainability and is ISO 14001 certified