1961ESTABLISHMENT OF COS-MELThe company is set up in Cuggiono, as the sole proprietor company of Luigi Calcaterra, operating in the Mechanical and Electrotechnical Construction sector (Costruzioni Meccaniche Elettrotecniche) and manufacturing asynchronous electrical motors. The acronym COS-MEL comes from here. In the following years it enters the third-party processing sector.
1980-1985 THE SECOND GENERATION JOINS THE COMPANYLeonardo and Gabriele begin working with their father.
They subsequently become managing partners of COS-MEL Snc di Calcaterra Luigi & C.
1990 BARBARAThe sister of Leonardo and Gabriele is officially put in charge of the financial/administrative area of the company.
1993 GENERATION HANDOVERLeonardo and Gabriele take over the reins of their father’s company, transferring it to the newly-purchased and renovated buildings of the former Lassini factory, and changing the name to COS-MEL Snc di Calcaterra Leonardo e Gabriele.
The company operates mainly in the chip removal sector, and its main activity consists of the manufacture and processing of medium-sized mechanical components.
2006 ESTABLISHMENT OF FOROMEC SrlFollowing expansion work carried out on the buildings, Gabriele and Leonardo set up FOROMEC Srl in order to manage the drilling and deep drilling business.
2008 THIRD GENERATIONRiccardo, Leonardo’s son, joins the company as production operator.
2010 MERGER OF COS-MEL and FOROMECCOS-MEL Snc and FOROMEC Srl merge into one single company, COSMEL Srl.
2011 50 YEARS OF OPERATIONCOSMEL celebrates 50 years of operation under the same ownership.