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Enable the use of appropriate and competitive materials and processes facilitating the introduction of eco-compatible and performing technologies.



Serve Clients throughout the entire life cycle of products, industrial plants and major infrastructure using our know-how in the field of materials.

Be the key player in the technological transfer from research up to the best innovative solutions for the industry.

Create value and competitiveness for the industries in the global market.



With a staff of about 230 engineers and more than 20 labs, pilot lines and full scale testing facilities, Centro Sviluppo Materiali is the core of technologies, materials and innovation within the Consulting Engineering of RINA Group.

Centro Sviluppo Materiali ranks amongst Europe’s top Materials Research Centers. The academic level of employees is very high: 70% have university degrees and 30% are high school graduated. The traditional presence as the Italian reference pole in European research, results in hundreds of international collaboration agreements and contracts.



Centro Sviluppo Materiali is a technological partner for industrial players, supporting Clients from product development to production, operating worldwide with a commitment towards incremental innovation applied to the strategic sector of materials.

Our activities are mainly focused on the design of materials and products, optimization and development of manufacturing processes, metallurgical design of special steels and alloys, development of innovative pilot plants, special testing equipment and reduction of environmental impact.

Thanks to our long history, we offer a set of tools fine-tuned on the different process steps which can shorten time and reduce costs of industrial processes’ optimization.

Our commitment is not only to take care of medium or long term R&D activities, but also to support Clients in solving daily operative production problems.

Our growth strategy includes the reinforcement of our competence on Industry 4.0, additive manufacturing technologies, advanced materials for critical and material demanding applications (advanced manufacturing, space, defense, power generation) and the extension of our offer towards industrial manufacturers as steel makers, oil companies, power generation players – including renewables – and environmental technologies.

© 2014 - Centro Sviluppo Materiali S.p.A. Via di Castel Romano, 100 - 00128 - Rome - ITALY
Ph. +39 06 50551 - Fax. +39 06 5055204 - Share Capital 1.050.000 Euro Fully Paid-Up
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