History

1980

COMET was born November 3, 1980.

1990

Over the years, COMET faces a progressive increase in production and an enlargement of its production site. In 1991 it was the first company in the world to use a “Banbury”, a closed chamber mixer, with hydraulic engines. In 1994 he distinguished himself as the first Company in the national sector  to obtain the ISO 9001 quality certification.

2000

The Company came to count three production lines (in addition to the robotized handling of the coils). In these years COMET enters the world of extrusion compounds and affirms its presence in an ever-expanding market.

2003

BHF Ltd., owned by the Bernini family, takes over 100% of the Company COMET.

2006

Laborsil was born on  June 12, 2006 as a commercial company.

2010

Laborsil begins the production of silicone compounds.

2012

COMET begins the construction of the new plant in Coccaglio (BS).

2015

COMET moves to a new production site of 12,000 square meters of covered area with three mixing lines, recording an increase in production capacity from 20,000 to 28,000 tons per year.

2016

On May 31, 2016 COMET acquired the Laborsil company (located in Bergamo), expanding its offer and confirming its nature as a leader in the rubber compounds sector.

2018

In June, the merger by incorporation of LABORSIL into COMET takes place; a unique Company is officially born. Comet’s brand undergoes a restyling and is renewed in its graphic appearance.

In October, the company obtains the UNI EN ISO 14001: 2015, which certifies the Environmental Management System standard.