Femadigipack Packing & Handling Systems is part of the Fema Group, an Italian Group with more than 250 employees in Italy and with an annual turnover about €100 million.

Femadigipack is active in: cement and chemical plants, thermovalorization plants for waste, green energy plants (biomass, hydro, wind), special cranes and handling systems, ropeways, steel structure, metallic components produced by sintered process.

The company specializes in packing and handling systems, with two special divisions for these business areas. v one division specializes in packaging and bagging plants and, after the acquisition of Cimidigipack, now

has a particular focus on cement plants; and v the second division specializes in handling machines. It has vast expertise in cranes, ropeways and handling systems in general — jib cranes, ship-to-shore for bulk and containers, rail-mounted gantry cranes, electric overhead travelling cranes, belt conveyors, ropeways. A major storm hit ILVA Taranto steel plant in last

December 2012, which resulted in several collapsed cranes, and operator cabins falling into the sea. Femadigipack has been involved as main supplier, with in-depth inspections on the cranes to restart the ILVA harbour activity. It is also supplying operator cabins equipped with special trolleys with storm brakes.

These storm brakes are useful for all operator cabins in the cranes, for the safety of the operators and to avoid any grave incident.

This last is just an example of the great flexibility of Femadigipack’s technical department, which is able to satisfy all the handling needs of its customers.