The company Ing. Caprio e C. srl was established in 1981.
beginning is devoted to the design and manufacture of special
electronic equipments for telecommunications and for military
The company mission was and still is to develop equipments under
specific customer's requirements, starting from the functional
requirements, and performing all the design and manufacturing steps up
to the delivery of fully qualified products, including the
documentation according to the most stringent standards.
Since 1995 we started to operate also on the railways field, developing
and manufacturing electronic control units for rolling stocks.
In 1998 we moved in the current location in Concorezzo, on the north
side of Milano, near Monza, with wide spaces and fully air conditioned.
At the end of 2000 we obtained the ISO 9001 certification for the
“Design and manufacture of electronic equipment for telecommunication
networks and signal electronic equipment for railway applications”.
In 2001 was installed a complete automatic SMT assembly line, to be
used for prototyping and small batch manufacture of safety related
equipment. Volume manufacturing
is outsourced to one of the leading Italian contract manufacturer,
Avicel, see the Agreement with Avicel section. The availability of this
proprietary pilot line is invaluable to keep a close contact with the
evolving technologies, and have a quick feedback to improve the quality
of design for manufacturability
The 7 July of 2001 a terrible tornado hit the company, that was
completely devastated, luckily without causing injuries. However after
three months we where able to restart the activity, and after one year
all traces of the event were removed. See the full story in the Tornado
During 2003 the Quality System certification was upgraded to the ISO
9001:2000 standard for the same activities, and in November 2009 was
further upgraded to ISO 9001:2008.
company is and has ever been totally independent, fully owned by the
people actively working in the company. Since the beginning all
activities have been financed internally, and no debt has ever been
contracted.The management philosophy is to reinvest all revenues
totally in the company itself.
company is listed as an approved supplier of the railways
operating company in Italy (Trenitalia), Switzerland (SBB) and
|ISO 9001:2008 quality