Performing excellence

Our vision is based on four cornerstones: listening to the customer, coming up with reliable solutions, building production plants adapted and adaptable to any context, obtaining performance and results.



We boast over 50 years of experience in the design and installation of tailor-made, high-performing industrial systems. Throughout the years we have gained expertise in the ceramic, food, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors, and are able to provide specialised solutions for each stage of the production process. We constantly invest in research and development, with a focus on creating advanced technological solutions featuring low environmental impact. Our goal is to grow organically and sustainably in the long term, not only from an economic and financial point of view, but also for all our stakeholders. We aim to become the reference point for a wide range of present and future customers, worldwide, in our specialised sectors.

Company profile


A solid industrial heritage

Ours is a young brand that comes from afar. We were established in 2007, backed by the long experience of two historical Italian industrial automation companies, united in a single business project: ICF Industrie Cibec, leading manufacturer of plants for the preparation of ceramic bodies and machinery for the food and chemical-pharmaceutical industries, and Welko, a manufacturer of presses and kilns for the ceramic industry.

  • 1959
    Establishment of Welko Industriale S.p.A.
  • 1973
    Establishment of Cibec S.p.A. in Maranello (MO), Italy.
  • 1978
    Establishment of ICF Industrie Cibec S.p.A.
  • 2007
    Merger of ICF Industrie Cibec and Welko: establishment of ICF & Welko
  • 2019


ICF & Welko operates on all international markets, backed by a solid business governance, a widespread presence across five continents and technological know-how capable of offering plant solutions suitable for any production context..



Our credibility is based on a consolidated heritage of skills and experience, testified to by dozens of installations and success stories for some of the world’s most prestigious brand names in our sectors of reference.


Team ICF & Welko spa at Tecna 2022
Sales Team
Engineering Department
Technical Support Team
2023 Christmas event