Since the 80's
Lameter was founded in 1960 in Genoa, at first specializing in producing attachments mainly for Fiat. From the beginning of the 1980’s it has become the main supplier for excavators in Carrara Marble quarries.
The Company run by the Riccardi family has expanded, becoming an international player and leader as a producer of a wide range of attachments for Earth moving machines.
Lameter’s intuition about the international demand for high resistance specialized attachments has changed the perspective and allowed the opening to the new foreign markets. Our history and vision involve constant innovation, personalisation and commitment to meeting customers needs and deadlines.
Lameter is one of the companies that proudly promote the “Made in Italy” brand all over the world.
LAMETER in the world
From Scandinavia to Siberia, from Australia to Africa, from Alaska to Chile, we deliver reliable tailor-made products designed according to their final use, the material they are going to work on, the machines they are going to be attached to, the climate and customers’ specific requirements in order to best exploit machines performance.
On top of that, we guarantee prompt delivery worldwide.
1979The company was established in the 1960s as a special machines manufacturer and repair workshop. IN 1979 it was named Lameter which focuses on bucket production and earth-moving machinery mainly for Carrara marble quarries.
1989Lameter has been run by the Riccardi family since 1989. At the same time the design and manufacture of rock-handling equipment was developing rapidly. We specialize in designing and manufacturing tailor-made attachments for a wide range of purposes for earthmoving machinery.
1997In 1997 Lameter achieved the ISO 9002 certification, thus kick-starting a constant growth process in terms of quality.
2000In 2000 Our company achieved the ISO 14001 (ENVIRONMENTAL management), and in 2003 the ISO 9001 certifications, thus ensuring a process certified at all stages, from designing, production to shipping and maintenance.
2004In June 2004 we moved from our original premises to the headquarters, which was officially opened in 2005,thus improving our facilities and expanding the production range even further, in order to meet the requirements of a growing market.
2007In 2007 our foreign sales accounted for more than 40% of total sales. Which has been growing since then.
2014In 2014 80% of our equipment was manufactured for export.
2017In 2017 our Company achieved the safety system certification OHSAS 18001.
2019In 2019, our Company celebrated 40 years positioning itself as an important player on the world market.
2021During the Covid 2019 period, Lameter kept working without stopping its production to guarantee the services and deliveries to its customers all over the world. The Company managed to bring its income back to its pre-pandemic levels.