1920:Gnutti Carlo set up a small business manufacturing agricultural machines components. During the second World War the production was forced to manufacture parts for weapons

1950: At the end of WWII, components for bicycles and roller bearings were the new core business.

1960: Gnutti Carlo Spa is a niche manufacturer for highly specialised tapered roller bearings (Mercedes, Caterpillar, New Holland, Carraro)

1985: in order to diversify the focus, the rocker arm business is set up

1997: roller bearing business divested to TIMKEN

1998: Gnutti Carlo focuses on engine components. Acquisition of SALVADORI SPINOTTI SPA (leader in piston pin manufacturing

2000: Global presence: KENDAN EXETER is acquired

2003: Restructuring Kendan-Exeter (one plant in Exeter then renamed Gnutti ltd))

2004: Focusing on core business (Rocker Arm Mechanism): Salvadori Spinotti srl divested to Burges & Norton.

2005 & 2006: Expanding our product portfolio into the area of Common Rail and Fuel Systems Components.

2007: Acquisition of Finnveden Powertrain AB, with facilities in Sweden and UK, further strengthening the Gnutti Group position in the market as a leading valvetrain and precision components manufacturer.

2008: Registration of Gnutti India Powertrain & Castings PVT Ltd. in Chennai, with the purpose of expanding he Gnutti Group in Asia and serve local customers as well as exploring purchasing initiatives in this market.

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The Gnutti Carlo Product Line Of Engine Components

The line of engine components manufactured includes :
• Lifter assembles
• Rocker arm assemblies
• Valve bridges
• Lifter group assemblies (for one cylinder)
• Rocker arm group assemblies (for one cylinder)
• Complete lifter train assemblies (for several cylinders)
• Complete rocker arm train assemblies (for several cylinders)
• Our product range is expanding with the recent introduction of high-pressure fuel system components

The manufacturing process takes advantage of Group synergy. In fact, another Gnutti division is involved with the manufacture of transfer machine tools. In house knowledge of both the component manufacturing process and the engineering of transfer machines allows the development of high performance production lines that impact positively on the cost of the final product and on the absolute certainty of the final product quality.


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