Sipag Bisalta S.p.a., established in Genoa in 1948, is a major producer of bentonite and chemical products for various markets. Our traditional metal-casting related business has been integrated with other bentonite applications, and complemented with several different chemical products. Sipag Bisalta’s products and technology are employed by all the most important foundries in Italy working in the automotive, mechanical engineering, and building industries; by all major building companies in Europe, in the construction of metro lines, dams, roads, and railways; as well as in environmental engineering, chemical industry, feedstuff manufacturing, spas, and many others. The company is based in Genoa, Italy, with production units in Peveragno, near Cuneo, and Sovizzo, near Vicenza. Somies S.r.l., based in San Leo, near Rimini, is a subsidiary company, supporting Sipag Bisalta in bentonite processing.
Our mission is to supply high quality products and services to our customers, with minimum environmental impact, in compliance with applicable regulations, and with particular focus on the health and safety of our workers. At Sipag Bisalta we are committed to continuous improvement of our activities as well as to taking up new challenges. Our goal is to constantly meet the expectations of our customers, shareholders, employees, and collaborators. We attach the highest value to our Human Resources, team work, and technology innovation.
At Sipag Bisalta, with our work we aim to:
- Create value, by promoting a healthy financial organisation
- Promote the long-term growth of our company and expand our business
- Contribute to the wellbeing of our employees and collaborators
- Contribute to the success of our customers’ businesses and be their reliable partner
In full compliance with Government Decree No. 231/2001, at Sipag Bisalta we develop and apply every measure aimed at promoting ethical behaviours and fulfilling our responsibilities to the civil society, through the implementation of health, safety, and environmental policies.
To this end, the Board of Directors of Sipag Bisalta S.p.a., with resolution passed on 28th March 2008, approved our Ethical Code (Organisation and Control Model), containing the Code of Conduct to be followed by our Directors, Employees, and Contractors
Our Group’s commitment to top quality processes, environmental protection, and the health and safety of our employees is confirmed by our focus on all these issues covered by our “Quality, Health and Safety, and Environment Policies”.
At Sipag Bisalta and Somies, we firmly believe that Quality is a key factor to gain competitive advantage. Therefore, since the early ‘90s, we have been working in compliance with ISO 9001 standards and have been certified under ISO 9001:2008.
Health And Safety
In our Group, the health and safety of our employees are an integral part of our management system. For this reason, an internal unit was established aimed at accident prevention and work safety improvement. Great efforts have been made to propagate a strong safety culture among our employees, through awareness raising measures, aimed at each of them, depending on their individual jobs and responsibilities.
At Sipag Bisalta, we have adopted a Health and Safety Management System, to ensure full compliance with applicable work H&S regulations, while developing our corporate organisation and production process procedures to continuously improve our health and safety records. In 2012, the Management System of our plant in Sovizzo (VI) was granted the “LavoroSicuro” (Safe Work) Certification, following the approval by a joint Committee whose members belong to INAIL (National Insurance Institute for Industrial Accidents) and the local Employers’ Association (Confindustria Veneto Siav).
Close attention and respect for the environment have always characterised developments at Sipag Bisalta and Somies. Pollution prevention and environmental impact reduction are key objectives of our Group’s policies. This is why our production plants are constantly monitored and substantial investments made on new environmentally-compatible solutions.