O.M.R. Company was founded in 1979 by brothers Franco and Marco Righi in Borgonovo Valtidone (PC) Italy- on a 2000 sq.m. industrial area.
Since then O.M.R. - specialized from the beginning in the production of Butt-welding fittings such as elbows, tees, reducers and caps up to 6” - has rapidly developed increasing both its production range and number of employees.
In 1989 O.M.R. started producing also cold-forming fittings (elbows, reducers, equal and reducing tees) in sizes from ½” up to 8” in a new plant located in Castel San Giovanni. This has contributed to make the Company more competitive on the European market and today, with new and sophisticated equipment, O.M.R. can produce in this plant cold-forming fittings in size up to 16”. The new technological machinery and the computerized technical equipment is a warranty of high quality and of a production level increasing more and more.
The latest investments in 2010 for the building of an additional unit in Castel San Giovanni equipped with brand new drawing machines, allow OMR Group to complete its fittings range with the addition of mandrel elbows from ½” up to 24”.
In 1992 O.M.R. obtained a qualification according to ISO 9001 code, which allows to meet almost any certification requirement (including 3.2) and guarantees a continuous care for and pursuit of quality and Customers’ satisfaction.
At present O.M.R., comprehending a plant of 75.000 m2 with a covered area of 14.000 m2 and a range of products including fittings in sizes from ½” to 24”, is one of the largest manufacturers of Butt Welding fittings in Europe and has reached a remarkable position on the international market. Thanks to the quality of its products and to its flexible business policy, it has also collected the main Customers’ qualifications.
Furthermore, in April 2003, in order to widen its commercial activity and to guarantee an ever better service to all its Customers, O.M.R. purchased GAM Raccordi.
GAM Raccordi was founded in 1972 in Gazzola (Piacenza - Italy) and for the last 30 years has been one of the world largest independent manufacturers of Butt Weld Fittings to the Oil, Chemical, Gas, Petrochemical, Nuclear, Refinery and Process Industries, together with Gas Pipelines, Onshore/Offshore applications and Power Stations.
GAM Raccordi’s principal product range is Butt-welding Fittings in sizes from 1/2” up to 80” and special pieces according to customers’ drawings.
Nowadays GAM production plant based in Gazzola comprises 60.000 m2 with a covered space of 19.000 m2, which has been enlarged by the building of brand new welding and forming areas. New investments have produced an improvement in facilities, equipment and production capacity enabling GAM to widen its production range up to 80” without limitation of wall thickness and material (i.e. Stainless Steel, Duplex, Super Duplex, 6MO, Incoloy 825, Inconel 625, Titanium, Carbon Steel and other high yield/special alloysteels etc.). In particular, the new equipment and facilities have contributed to further enhance GAM production ability of manufacturing special materials for Power plants.
GAM Raccordi has been accredited and Quality Assurance approved to ISO 9001: 2008 since 1989 and has obtained other major world-wide approvals as well.
As acknowledged by its main Customers all over the world, GAM has made highest quality, flexibility and an ever better service to ensure Customers’ utmost satisfaction, its imperatives.
These days O.M.R. Group, which includes three plants and employs about 220 people, has reached a prime position on the international market thanks to its considerable range of products made not only of common but also of special steels such as Titanium, Duplex, Super Duplex and other Alloys.
Moreover, in order to strengthen its position on the markets worldwide, besides owning a business unit in India, OMR group opened a new branch in Russia and another office in Qatar, covering all Gulf Countries. In addition, in order to further increase its scope of supply (including pipes, valves, flanges, gaskets and forged fittings) and meet all project’s requirements, OMR Group established a new trading office, SiderPiping, in Pianello Valtidone- Italy.
Skill, reliability and potential are the key words to identify the professional ability and standing of O.M.R. Group.