Neolt was founded by Ettore Pontiggia in Bergamo in 1941, the production
was focused in the first 8 years on sliding rules, after that we
releases new products such as drawing tables and drafting machines and
the company became a world leader in the production of them.
During the 50s the demand for drawing tables exceeded production,the
company was relocated and a new headquarters was built and a lot of
funds were allocated for research and development of new drawing tables
During the 60s the product range was expanded by introducing stencil
printers for architects, heliographic machines and office furniture.
Neolt became worldwide famous for the quality and beauty of its products
which embodied the great change taking place in the world in those
years. So it began to export his products to over 70 countries, the
demand exceeded production again and two new production plants were
In the 70s neolt invests again developing the first rotary blade trim,
the first laminators, introduces new office furniture and new versions
of drawing tables. In those years neolt was recognized as the only
leader in the world market for drawing tables.
In the 80s new colors were introduced in the product line, many table
furnishings were launched, manual trims were updated with new product
and more functional models, and electric trims were added. The need for
space forced the company to build another plant with large windows in
the offices and huge space for production.
In the 90s neolt presents its first folder, updates the trim line again
introducing the vertical foam trim, and at the end of the decade the
production of office furniture is reduced, therefore a direct project is
born in the search for a technological sector that can bring the company
into the twenty-first century.
In the first decade of the twenty-first century. Our R&D p officially
started with huge investments in the ink jet and finishing sectors.
Neolt presents the NeoltJET printer followed by the asterjet, launches
the neoweld welder and the first XY Matic. The decade ends with
difficulties due to the global economic crisis and with the launch of
the shield projects and the xJET printer with Xaar 1001 heads.
In the first part of this decade neolt launches the Shield and renews
the foam trim range by creating the sword, in 2015 Neolt separates
itself from its direct section in the printing sector and becomes Neolt
Factory, a new building rise due to the need of a new technological
headquarter, the decade ends with the presentation of the Xy Matic Trim
Plus which beat the competition.
Neolt Factory celebrates 80 years of activity, and looks to the future
and continues to invest in research and development in the finishing