History

  • - Saati, the first company, is established to manufacture silk flour mesh fabrics.

    1935

  • - New ownership and introduction of mechanical looms.

    1938/39

  • Start-up of the production of fabrics for printing pictures.

    1946

  • - First approach to international markets.
    - Saati imports the first synthetic yarn (nylon) from the USA.

    1950s

  • - Skills acquired in the textile framework are applied to silk-screen printing.
    - Early steps in the ceramic sector.
    - Saati is the first company in the field of precision fabrics to introduce the shuttleless loom.

    1960s

  • - Kevlar®, aramid fibre, is woven.
    - The strategic decision is made to develop the filtration sector.
    - The workforce increases along with turnover and international expansion.

    1970s

  • - Tessitura Bozzone is acquired, and later renamed Euromesh.

    1985

  • - Saati BV is established in the Netherlands on acquiring a distributor.

    1985

  • - Acquisition of Seal (Legnano) and Texindustria (Como). Hence, Saait steps into the sector of fabrics with high technological content (carbon).
    - The French competitor Tripette & Renaud is acquired, and later renamed T3, enhancing the Group with its secondary brands.

    1993

  • - Majestech Corp, NY, is acquired in the United States.

    1995

  • - Saatitech is established to focus on the sector of filtration.
    - Saati, instead, focuses on silk-screen printing by absorbing Euromesh, and changes name from Saati to Saatiprint.

    1996

  • - Shanghai Saati Fabrics and Saati GmbH are established in China and Germany, respectively.

    1998

  • - Saati buys shares in the company Assoprint, Sassuolo, and takes over the American distributor Dorn in California.

    1999

  • - The Group is reorganised and becomes Saati Group to rationalise its activities and international presence.

    2000

  • - Fugafil Saran is acquired in Germany, a manufacturer of fabrics and filtration components.
    - RELOCATION OF SAATI AMERICAS SCREENPRINTING AND FILTRATION ACTIVITIES TO FOUNTAIN INN (SC) AND RELATED EXPANSION OF ADVANCED COMPOSITES AND ARAMID MATERIALS PRODUCTION.

    2010

  • - Acquisition of the Swiss company Fotec, specialised in chemical products for silk-screen printing.

    2012

  • - Saati Korea is established. Fugafil Saran is renamed Saati Deutschland GmbH.

    2013