Chiorino S.p.A. aquisition of 100% of Kruse s.r.l.

Matteo Chiorino (CEO of CHIORINO S.p.A) and Marco Sesia (MD of KRUSE s.r. l.) are pleased to
announce that on July 24th 2020 the 100% of Kruse has been acquired by CHIORINO S.p.A.
CHIORINO S.p.A. is a worldwide leader in the production of conveyor and transmission belts, and, since
over 20 years, exclusive partner of KRUSE s.r.l. as coating plates supplier.
KRUSE s.r.l., with 35 years in the Graphic arts industry, manufactures and sells coating plates, printing
blankets, wash cloth, pressroom chemicals and accessories.

The acquisition is based on a series of business reasons, that represent the rationale of the operation:
1- Business management continuity, maintaining the current organization and in accord with a
generational turnover.
In line with the 20 years partnership between the two Companies, the whole KRUSE s.r.l.
organization is confirmed and strengthened.
The generational turnover take place inside the Sesia family, with the appointment of Mr. Marco
Sesia as Managing Director.
Mr. Elio Genero is confirmed Global Sales Director and Responsible of Marketing and

2- Development of industrial synergies and know how consolidation
The industrial and commercial integration is aimed to a more efficient implementation of products and
services for the Graphic Arts market, with the primary objective to be focused on needs of current
and future customers.

3- Direct Kruse access to R&D CHIORINO division
Thanks to this synergy, KRUSE will take full advantage of R&D resources and technologies of
CHIORINO Group, strengthening its capability of integrated supplier of high-quality products for the
Printing Industry.

Chiorino S.p.A.
Kruse S.r.l.