100 Years of Italian Excellence

Arsonsisi 100 years of italian excellence

Established in Italy and expanded in Europe, Arsonsisi, 100 years after its foundation, is a company operating in the global market of industrial coatings, with two production plants in Italy and one in Turkey, as well as subsidiaries or logistics centres in Spain, Estonia, Turkey and Russia.

Ambition, flexibility and spirit of service are the key values of a company that has always focused on innovation, without neglecting the needs of its individual customers.

We invite you to discover the main stages in our path of growth, supported by ongoing research, the use of state-of-the-art technologies, and the joint commitment of people with innovative ideas and complementary experience.

100 years of italian excellence

1917 – 1929 Establishement of the Company.


Arson, the company whose name originates from the anagram of the name of its founder, Engineer Norsa, was established in Milan on 24 December, 1917.
In 1929, this name saw the addition of that of a brand of coatings produced for the US market, S.I.S.I. Società Italiana Smalti Istantanei, which gave rise to the full name ARSON-SISI.
business letter Arson 1921
1921 – Arson, business letter.

1930 – 1939


In those years ARSON-SISI excelled in producing wall paints and coatings for civil and military aircrafts.
1933 Leaflet of pittura ARSONIA paint for Teatro alla Scala Milan.
1933 –
ARSON-SISI Industrie Riunite Vernici Smalti. Leaflet of “pittura ARSONIA” paint for Teatro alla Scala (Milan).
1937 ARSONIA paint flyer
1937 – ARSON-SISI Industrie Riunite Vernici Smalti. “ARSONIA paint” flyer.

1939 – 1945


During WWII ARSON-SISI became the official supplier to the Regia Aeronautica (the Italian Military Air Force).
SIAI S79 aircraft painted with ARSON-SISI products
1933 – 45. Credits: Archivio Storico GLS SIAI Marchetti, via Ass. Cult. “Gli archivi ritrovati”. SIAI S.79 aircrafts painted with ARSON-SISI products.
1937 An ARSON-SISI stand featuring specialty coatings for civil and military aviation
1937 – An ARSON-SISI stand featuring specialty coatings for civil and military aviation. Original photo preserved at Archivio Storico Fondazione Fiera Milano.
1941 ARSON-SISI Aircraft paints advertising
1941 – ARSON-SISI Industrie Riunite Vernici Smalti. Aircraft paints advertising.
1934 certificate from bruno fochesato private collection
1934 – Credits: Bruno Fochesato’s private collection, via Ass. Cult. “Gli archivi ritrovati”.
arsonsisi advertising 1933
1933 – 45 Credits: Bruno Fochesato’s private collection, via Ass. Cult. “Gli archivi ritrovati”.

1946 – 1959


After the war, the production plant was returned to the Norsa family, which later transferred the business to the Masciadri family.
In 1959 the company name changed again to MASCIADRI ARSON SISI SpA.
1947 ARSON-SISI Stocks certificate
1947 – ARSON-SISI Stocks certificate.
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Logo MASCIADRI

1972


ARSON SISI was one of the first companies in Italy to produce powder coatings, embracing the potential of a technology with low environmental impact.
1985 - Arsonsisi powder coating advertising poster
1985 – Arsonsisi SpA. Powder coatings advertising poster.

1987


ARSON SISI joined the Junionfin family. The takeover was concluded in 1990, when the company changed its name to Arsonsisi SpA.
1987 arsonsisi powder coatings advertising
1987 – Arsonsisi SpA. Powder coatings advertising poster.
1990 arsonmix advertising poster.
1990 – Arsonsisi SpA. “arsonmix” powder coatings advertising poster.

1995


Arsonsisi achieved its goal of obtaining ISO 9001 certification, subsequently consolidated by achieving ISO/TS 16949 certification in the Automotive sector for the development and production of powder coatings (in 2009) and liquid coatings (in 2015).
1998 arsonsisi powder coatings advertising poster
1998 – Arsonsisi SpA. Powder coatings advertising poster.
2009 OEM Automotive Coatings
2009 – Arsonsisi SpA. Advertising poster: OEM Automotive Coatings.

2009


The parent company Junionfin concluded a number of important takeovers: the powder coating segment of BASF Coatings, Sebino Industria Vernici SpA (liquid coatings) and Elcrom Srl (anti-corrosive coatings and tinting systems).
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2012


Arsonsisi became Arsonsisi Technological Coatings and continued to explore new markets.
arsonsisi technological coatings

2015


Arsonsisi obtained the exclusive licence from Beckers Italia to produce and sell liquid coatings for drums, pipes, LPG tanks and cylinders. In the same year, the company took over the business of Tecnocolor Industria Vernici e Smalti Srl (specialty liquid coatings).

Marchio Tecnocolor

2017 – Arsonsisi celebrates its 100th anniversary


Today, Arsonsisi produces industrial coatings for anything that can be painted and has specific business lines for each industrial sector.
Our brand new portal ecommerce.arsonsisi.com is coming soon, the best way to celebrate 100 years of innovation.

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