Today in Parma, they presented the Leonardo da Vinci 2014 awards in occasion of MACPSE (the international technology and innovation exhibition that this year reached 30 thousand visitors). The award is established by AIPI (Italian Association of the Industrial  design engineers) to distinguish those who contributed “to the common interest and to the economic progress”.

    This morning in Parma, Micoperi has been awarded as a company for the year 2015, it was represented by its president, Andrea Monorchio, and by its m.d., Silvio Bartolotti.
    Micoperi has more than 2000 employees, productive headquarters in Ravenna and Ortona. It works in the offshore industry, researches renewable energy to feed the electricity demand and also carries out environmental researches.
    This is the  motivation of the award.

    During the ceremony  Silvio Bartolotti  highlighted  how MICOPERI  is engaged in different areas: “Micoperi de Mexico presently is the main offshore company working in that South American county. Ortona is the fleet operations base ; after the acquisition of the ex-Eni premises, new investments are planned in the offshore and wind farming research. In Ravenna, Micoperi’s business centre, there are plans to develop the shipbuilding activity and improve the education of young students through the financial support of a school recognized as equivalent, the San Vincenzo De’ Paoli”.
    In the past, the Leonardo Award has been presented to, among the others,  Brembo, Beretta, SCM Group, Buzzi Unicem, Same Deutz Fahr.
    At the same time, besides Micoperi, also Fabio Buzzi, best Italian designer, Ralf Koeppe, best foreign designer and Mauro Forghieri – lifetime achievement award- were commended.