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UOP S.p.A. is a producer of metal removing tools.

It was founded in 1966 as a company for the manufacturing of cutting tools to satisfy the needs of the local industry. Today UOP is world renowned, with a solid reputation for its premium quality products and service.

The company specialized in the production of standard as well as special tools from its early years and already from the early 90’s it starts offering a tool coating and regeneration service in partnership with its sister company STS s.r.l.

The ability to keep up with technology as well as the constant commitment of qualified staff are the factors that determined the company’s gradual and constant growth. UOP is competitive in an economic market that is increasingly selective thanks to its ability to renew itself continuously.

In 2003 UOP became a member of the IMC Group.


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1966

UOP was founded as a company manufacturing cutting tools in HSS.

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End of 70’s

UOP was one of the first companies in Europe to invest technology in an HSS-PM product line.

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1984

UOP published its first solid carbide tools catalogue.

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1991

From UOP’ s experience, STS was founded. It is a company dedicated to the coating and regeneration of tools. It now has 4 companies on a National territory so as to guarantee a widespread presence and consequently a speedy service for our customers.

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1994

After several years of steady expansion, the company moves to new premises, the present UOP headquarter.

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2003

A partnership agreement with the IMC group is signed.
Mr Calabrò and Mr Andreoli, the company founders and owners remain shareholders and continue to lead the company.

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2008

The main building production area is doubled, so as to widen operational possibilities and help gradual expansion.

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2009

UOP UK was founded as a regrinding company to service the British market.

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2015

The acquisition of a manufacturing and regrinding company in Holland, now named Morse-UOP.

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