Our Company and its values

ASA is the first independent group in Italy in the field of General Line metal packaging and the fourth biggest group in Europe. Since 1961, Gruppo ASA has offered innovative and top-quality solutions for the food (especially oil and dehydrated milk) and chemical (paint and thinner) industries. The Company's headquarters are in the Republic of San Marino. Thanks to constant development, today, the Group includes 7 plants in Italy, Switzerland and the UK. It supplies its products to over 1,000 customers in more than 30 countries and transforms about 42,000 tons of tinplate into cans every year.

We achieved this goals thanks to the commitment of and collaboration with our 500 partners. Also the guidance of the third-generation leaders of the owning family has played a crucial role since they have continued along the way of professional enrichment of the people who work for the Group and protection of the environment as fundamental factors of progress and success.

7 production plants

500 partners

42.000 tons of transformed material

+100mln turnover

Our main sectors

Edible oil
Infant formula
  • 1959

    Year of incorporation
  • 1961

    Beginning of production
  • 1989

    Acquisition of Asa Italia Rovato
  • 1995

    Acquisition of Asa Italia Conversano
  • 2005

    Acquisition of Asa Italia Chiusanico
  • 2009

    Acquisition of L. Sauter AG
  • 2015

    Acquisition of Asa Italia Chignolo PO
  • 2016

    Acquisition of Asa Italia Chignolo PO

    Gruppo ASA is a member of

    Hub & Spoke

    Based on the creation of a main site (hub) which supplies materials and services to all secondary plants (spoke), the business model adopted and implemented by Gruppo ASA allows it to invest in economies of scale, improve efficiency of the production process and increase the quality of services and final products.

    Further information about the hub

    The headquarters in San Marino form the plant hosting the first part of the production process (coil cut, painting and lithography, plate shearing, printing of tin tops and bottoms) and supplying all the services necessary to tin production and assembly.

    Further information about the spoke

    Secondary plants are located near reference markets as well as customers and their needs. They deal with storage and distribution of finished products. Such widespread arrangement of the plants ensures supply effectiveness while reducing transportation costs and improving environmental sustainability.

    Consolidated Financial Statements

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