Fabrizio Castoldi (Chairman) |
Benso Marelli (General Manager)
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BCS was founded in 1943 by a simple intuition of Luigi Castoldi, its brilliant founder, and soon became a solid and well-structured, the pride of those who would be the prestige of Italian companies in the field of agricultural mechanization post-war.
His first business revolved around a tiny workshop in Abbiategrasso, Italy, active town in the valley of Ticino to MilanFrom here the idea of designing and constructing a self-propelled mowing machine equipped with an internal combustion engine of low power supported by a self-supporting frame, also housing the transmission and the cutting system: hence, the MF 243, which represents a 'authentic revolution in the agricultural landscape of the time both for its huge production capacity for concrete improvement in the lives of peasants no longer bound to a hard day of manual mowing'.
The success of the mower was surprising and persuaded the engineer Luigi to develop a full range of agricultural machinery designed to reduce the manual labor for the benefit of mechanical solutions, and be efficient and effective. After mowers followed the reaper-binders for cutting and gathering in sheaves of grain, and in the late 1960s, BCS entered the field of maintenance of green areas with the creation of the first multi-purpose tractor "light" and small, for a market in which, until then, there were only expensive and bulky machines.
In 1970 rotary discs for tractors were introduced. BCS has since diversified its production in several areas: forage equipment, professional equipment for the maintenance, power mowers, tractors, specialist tractors and generators.
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