01.03.01 Filling machines for group and transport packaging
Filling machines for group and transport packaging
Presentation & key figures The Desmet Ballestra Group is the world leader in developing, engineering and supplying technologies, processing plants and proprietary equipment for the following business areas:
Food & Feed
Oils & Fats
Stolz Animal Feed & Agro Food
Chemicals for Life
Oleochemicals & Biodiesel
Detergents, Surfactants & Chemicals
Mazzoni LB Soap
The Desmet Ballestra Group resulted from the merger of best-in-class companies in their field:
De Smet (Belgium), founded in 1946, the world specialist in oilseed preparation & extraction and edible oil & fats refining and modification plants, housing also the headquarters of the Desmet Ballestras oleochemical & biodiesel activities that have met an outstanding success thanks to their reliability, versatility and performances
Rosedowns (UK), the world leader in the field of oil seeds pressing, acquired in 1988
Ballestra (Italy), the world leader in process plants for detergents and surfactants industries since its establishment. Since the 90s has become a reputable and well-known player within the inorganic chemicals (including sulphuric acid and phosphoric acid production plants) and fertilizers industry. Ballestra merged into Desmet in 2007
Stolz (France), specialised in animal feed & agro food plants with a wide expertise in storage and handling equipment. Joined the Group in 2007.
Mazzoni LB (Italy), world leader in soap & glycerine processing plants and finishing lines. Joined the Group in 2017.