Breton S.p.A was founded in 1963 by Marcello Toncelli, who perceived the enormous potential in developing a market which was absolutely innovative and at the time practically unexplored in the engineering sector.
The company occupies a land area of approx. 81.000 m2, of which 50.000 are covered, and employs about 650 persons. Breton has been awarded the ISO 9001 Quality Certification and the ISO 14001 Certification. In the nineties, Breton forced its way in the field of high speed numerical control machining centres, becoming in few years one of the most important manufacturers in the world. Breton's machining centres stand out and are well-known thanks to their top technological level, superior production performances, groundbreaking solutions and undisputed quality of the product/service system offered to its customers.
Breton holds the exclusive right on the "Metal quartz" technology applied to the sector of high speed machining centres, which allowed to considerably increasing the machining performances. In the course of time, Breton developed a full range of machining centres, that satisfy all the requirements of the following industrial sectors: Aerospace, Defence, Aeronautics, Automotive, Naval, Motor Racing, Gears, Energy, Die, Automotive and Naval Modeling and Prototyping, General Manufacturing Industry.