1949

In 1949 Maurizio Rossi and Luigi Cristina founded the company Officina Meccanica Sestese in Arona (Northern Italy). In those difficult post-war years, the Company undertook the important task of producing equipment and accessories for the brick and tile industry.

1958

OMS’ production soon asserted itself on the market so much that after a few years it became necessary to change premises. So, in 1958 a new plant was inaugurated in Arona where it continued to produce technologically advanced kiln equipment.

1962

First International Patent: “ Artiglio Fork” for bricks. Sold in all five continents.

1971

New Headquarter in Paruzzaro

1980

First Strapping Head Model R10

1990

AT62 New thermoshrink hooding machine

1992

Strapping Head Model TR14

1999

OMS celebrates its 50th Anniversary

2000

First Thermoshrink hooding machine AT53

2004

Acquisition of OMSTRAP in - Sandigliano (Biella), for strap and consumables production

2006

New Stretch hooding machine model IS43

2010

ISM bundle strapper, for the paper and cardboard industry

2014

The new high yield IS 46 stretch hooding machine

2018

Today, Officina Meccanica Sestese offers a complete range of end-of-the-line packaging machines and systems. Thanks to the great reliability of its machines, guaranteed by years of experience, and its production versatility, Officina Meccanica Sestese can satisfy all market requirements from the simplest strapping machine to the most sophisticated packaging system.
Maurizio Rossi
Maurizio Rossi
Luigi Cristina
Luigi Cristina
Artiglio Fork
Artiglio Fork
Fork lift & Artiglio Fork
Fork lift & Artiglio Fork
Stabilimento di Paruzzaro
Stabilimento di Paruzzaro
Headquarters in Paruzzaro
Headquarters in Paruzzaro
Strapping head TR14
Strapping head TR14
Stretch Hooder IS43
Stretch Hooder IS43

OMS in the world

  • 1400

    Machines produced every year
  • 245

    People working synergically every day
  • 15000

    The area of Paruzzaro’s works
  • 12

    OMS worldwide branches
  • 70

    Years of worldwide presence in the field

Philosophy And objectives for the Future

  • Consolidation and extension of the worldwide sales and assistance network
    Sales network
  • Adoption of state-of-the-art machine design and manufacturing technologies
    Sales network
  • Adoption of new and more sophisticated machine management and diagnosis software which also allows for remote machine operation control and programming (through a modem)
    Sales network
  • Orientation towards the supply of complete "packaging solutions" to be integrated in production lines instead of single machines
    Sales network
  • Adaptation of machines to the most recent energy savings requirements
    Sales network
  • Possibility for the machines to properly work with materials with a low environmental impact
    Sales network