Gruppo Cimbali provides the market with the widest range of solutions for the HORECA (hotels and catering) sector, including traditional and superautomatic coffee machines, grinder/dispensers, and accessories, ensuring reliability, top performance ratings, user-friendliness, designer appeal and top quality coffee in the cup.
The Group includes LaCimbali, Faema, Casadio and Hemerson brands. These are well-established brands (LaCimbali and Faema were founded in 1912 and 1945, respectively). The Group’s turnover in 2017 came to more than 180 million euro, 80% of the turnover was generated by sales abroad, with a total volume of around 48,000 units.
Gruppo Cimbali also has 10 operational branches: Milan and Rome in Italy, while abroad in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, the USA and China, and a representation office in Singapore. Of the Group’s 800 employees, 65% are employed in Italy and the remaining 35% abroad.
Gruppo Cimbali is based in Binasco, near Milan. Its operations are conducted at three production facilities in Italy, one in Binasco (Milan) itself, one in Ghisalba (in the province of Bergamo) and another in Cappella Cantone (in the province of Cremona). The facilities produce on average over 220 coffee machines per day. The Group takes special pride in the MUMAC – Museo delle Macchine per Caffè Espresso.
Inaugurated in 2012 to celebrate the contribution of this company to the sector (and also as a mark of the Group’s gratitude to its customer base), MUMAC is a unique initiative (the largest exhibition of trade espresso coffee machines in the world), recounting a century of history, of technology, of design and of ‘the Italian way’, All this and more! MUMAC is also a venue for the formation and diffusion of the culture of espresso among coffee lovers – as a training resource and point of reference for all who wish to learn about one of the most symbolic of Italian products. The group’s focus on innovation is also reflected in the 55 currently valid patents, 15 of which have been filed in the last 3 years. In 2017/2018, Gruppo Cimbali introduced: aCthimebaLli S20, a superautomatic machine with a revolutionary 10.4” touchscreen display providing innovative man-machine interaction and an integrated dual-direction WIFI system making it possible to analyse consumption data and update software.
aetmhea FE71E, a traditional machine designed by Giugiaro Design with innovative technological features, while at the same time conceived to satisfy the international community of baristas and coffee specialists. -aCThimebaLli Elective: the new Lac imbali Elective is a high-end professional coffee grinderdoser. An extraordinary combination of iconic design, innovative technology and traditional functions, in order to provide constant quality in grinding at any time.
Optimal management of the entire ex- traction process, from the extraction temperature to the infusion time, and enhancement of the sensory profile of every blend or single-origin coffee. Intuitive and ergonomic interaction with the machine that simplifies the barista’s work. Maximum customization, both in terms of settings, enabling perfect extraction, and of accessories.
These are the main advantages for coffee specialists offered by Faema E71E. Thanks to its newly-designed independent groups, the machine can manage different coffee varieties while respecting the specific temperatures that they each of them requires. Additionally, the hydraulic circuit with a patented GTi control system guarantees perfect management of coffee infusion times: an ideal combination for simultaneously ensuring high thermal stability, and enhancement of each coffee’s sensory profile.
The new, redesigned handles in the optional wooden version are designed to offer maximum ergonomics and comfort. Additionally, the filter holders in the naked and double shot versions offer the ability to use larger filters for double espressos extracted with 18/20 g of coffee and make coffee extraction even more engaging for coffee specialists. New longer, more articulated steam wands to allow baristas to also work with large milk jugs and in the position that they prefer with maximum visibility. They are also equipped with cold touch technology to make the grip even more secure and to facilitate cleaning after use.
One of Faema E71E’s distinctive characteristics is its externally adjustable pump pressure, which enables quick and independent manual calibration by the barista. It can be customized according to the type of coffee used. Finally, Faema’s new model offers numerous customization possibilities thanks to its wide range of accessories (rear panel, new group heads, steam tap covers and filter knobs) that will make the new E71E unique. The LaCimbali S20 is the new superautomatic by LaCimbali, a Gruppo Cimbali brand.
LaCimbali S20 enhances the LaCimbali superautomatic range with a perfect solution for locations that produce around 200 cups a day. Thanks to its built-in soluble hot chocolate system, you can also offer a wide and varied drinks menu always with the highest quality. The new S20 is a perfect tool for your daily work. Thanks to the innovative technical solutions that have always made LaCimbali machines cutting-edge products, making coffee and milk-based beverages will be simple and intuitive every day.
The S20’s 7-inch touchscreen display allows you to see different options on the drinks menu (pre-se- lection and Group Mode) and to customize images displayed by the machine. You can also assist the customer when choosing their drink with video clips and animations, all in a very simple way. Thanks to the integrated bidirectional Wi-Fi System you can remotely communicate with the S20.
Thios machine can also be configured in Power Station Mode for simultaneous supply of milk- based beverages from two adjacent machines using only one fridge thus optimizing the work space. gruppocimbali.com