About us


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A family, a company

Founded in 1950 by engineer Giuseppe Benso, the company is now managed by the third generation with the same values as before: commitment and entrepreneurship.

The company organisation is based on trust and collaboration.The family is complemented by the work of managers and professionals who provide a strong managerial approach to the company.

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Riccardo Benso

President & CEO

Andrea Pomarici

Chief Sales Officer (CSO)

Closer together, more efficient

Albasider is located in Villalvernia, in the province of Alessandria, in a strategic geographical and logistical position.

Its proximity to the most important logistics hub in the north-west of Italy means that raw material procurement times and transport costs to clients are reduced.

Albasider has UNI EN ISO 9001 quality certification.

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A long history of growth

Albasider was founded in Albisola (SV). The company supplies customised sheet metal to the national market.

A new company was inaugurated: Siderugica Villalvernia, based in Villalvernia (AL). The company is engaged in hot rolling for the production of striated and embossed sheet metal.

Opening of a branch of Albasider in Paderno Dugnano (MI) for the cutting of tapes derived from coils.

Concentration of activities at a single production site in Villalvernia: a new, modern steel service centre is established for the production of tapes and sheets from coils

Investment in a new tape-cutting line (slitter) with a maximum table of 1,650 mm.
The company obtains its first ISO 9001 certification.
Investment in a new sheet cutting line with a 1,150 mm table.
Investment in a new tape-cutting line (slitter) with a 1,850 mm table.
Modernisation of the sheet cutting line with 2,000 mm table.
Investment in a new tape-cutting line (slitter) with a 2,000 mm table.