Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Osnago; Villamarzana
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Equipment
25.5 - Forging, pressing, stamping and roll-forming of metal; powder metallurgy

190 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 May 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2011


Fomas, which forges products and rolls rings, in steel and non-ferrous alloys, destined mostly for power generation, oil and gas, industrial bearings and transmission markets, is to create 190 new jobs. The company has announced the 2008-2012 business plan that envisages new investments in the Osnago plant (in the province of Lecco), with the consequent creation of 60 new jobs, and in the Villamarzana plant (in the province of Rovigo), with the creation of 130 new jobs. In particular, the plan envisages a new lay out for the Osnago plant, while a new modern plant will be built at Villamarzana.

The Fomas group is a world leader in open-die forging and ring rolling technology. It is headquartered at Osnago and it has factories located in Italy, France, India and China, with a global workforce of around 1,200 employees. In Italy, the Fomas group has around 700 employees.


  • 14 May 2008: Il Sole 24 Ore


Eurofound (2008), Fomas, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 66651, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66651.