1969 the year of foundation
Italpresse Industrie was born in Capriano del Colle in Brescia, Northern Italy which has been the hub of the die casting industry in Italy for more than 70 years and remains the headquarters of the brand. In the same year Gauss Automazione developed an automated system to convey cast aluminium from the holding furnace to the high pressure die casting (HPDC) machine.
1975 the first collaboration
Italpresse Industrie and Gauss Automazione worked together on their first joint project – the development of the world’s first automatic work cell.
1994 bringing together capabilities
Italpresse Industrie and Gauss Automazione officially merge, bringing together the expertise, flair and engineering excellence of two leading Italian die casting manufacturers.
2000 global vision
Creation of a global network: with 70% of equipment being exported to overseas customers, the company decided to open strategic locations in Mexico, United States and China.
2005 pioneering new technology
Italpresse created a prototype of the world’s first toggle free two platen high pressure die casting machine while Gauss delivered even more automated solutions for gravity die casting.
2015 digital transformation and Industry 4.0 innovations
Italpresse Gauss realises the concept of Industry 4.0 for customers with the launch of HMe – an intelligent machine supervision tool for real-time data storage and mining.
2017 Italpresse Gauss becomes part of the metal expert - Norican Group
Italpresse Gauss becomes part of Norican Group, home to four leading global brands: DISA, Italpresse Gauss, StrikoWestofen and Wheelabrator, with digitalisation solutions from Norican Digital.