BlackSmith’s business adventure began in 1996 when the two owners (Umberto Erba and Marco Pellegrinelli), with the only common denominator “the passion for horses”, the first farrier and the second easy rider, made a trip to the States visiting farriers and professionals of the field, with the intent to learn and understand the secrets and organization of work into the horse world. The results of the trip were so encouraging to convince them to start up this new experience once back in Italy.
As with all new adventures, the beginnings are difficult, but the enthusiasm and tenacity accomplices (together with an iron will) they lay the foundations of the new company and they can start. They find in a basement space of just 150 square meters the right place to start, and with one employee in 1996 Blacksmith snc borns. They sell almost exclusively horseshoes of Italian production made by other companies, but since 1997 they make a qualitative leap with the production of farrier items, entirely Blacksmith made. But is from the following year (1998) which Blacksmith expand its horizons to other European countries, believing that it will be vital for the development of the company to focus also on the international market. <
Among all the results obtained, over the final transfer of the company to Ciserano (BG) with an area of 2000 square meters with 15 employees, we cannot forget the leading position achieved in the production of forges. Always in according to this innovative trend in 2011 we have completely renovated our image along with a new Italian product catalog and a new website launched with the new logo "MASCALCIA ITALIANA" intended to distinguish the general distribution in Italy from exportation of Blacksmith manufactured products abroad. Aware of the science inherent in our work, from many years, in accordance with vets and farriers, Blacksmith promote conferences that allow the participants to obtain immediate practical feedback for the Theory/Scientific development studies in the field. The possibility to offer to European Farriers (but not only..) the results of the latest scientific research, is from 1998 one of our long-standing commitment and conviction, this happens annually until 2004 and every two years after this time. We have actually reached the 8th edition with the last Congress in Rimini during 2010. This complex and complicated job has always gave us excitement, a sense of roots and what is more important, has attracted the corporate pride. If we add to this the various regional training workshops that periodically we organize and promote in Italy, it comes up what does mean for us doing business, grow, mature, diversify; conceptually it means to be as closer as possible to our customers.