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A group of artisans who launched an idea in 1969 has now transformed into the largest single coffee machine factory in the world. Here are the main milestones that have made Astoria the best-known and most popular brand today.

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1969

Nello Dal Tio founds the Astoria CMA group, heir to a historic brand in the Italian tradition of espresso coffee machines.

1972

First requests for Astoria coffee machines from abroad.

1978

Astoria coffee machines reach the United States for the first time.

1995

Astoria incorporates General Espresso Equipment Corporation (GEEC – Astoria USA), a company specialized in distribution of the brand in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.

1998

In collaboration with the Adriano Design studio, Sibilla is launched, an eccentric and tough looking machine. This marks the beginning of a new generation of lightweight counter-top machines, able to create a new relationship between barista and customer.

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2002

The MCE production plants in Timisoara (Romania) officially opens its doors.

2007

The new plant in Susegana (Treviso) is opened, an expression of the Group's growing potential and a cutting-edge industrial philosophy based on lean manufacturing principles.

2009

Introduction of a new site in France. The Green Line is born, designed to combine excellence in the coffee cup and sustainability. Its patriarch is flagship product Plus 4 You.

2012

With the acquisition by the Ryoma holding of Milan, continuity with the company goals and vocation is accompanied by a higher international profile and increased investments in Research and Development.

2013

Astoria introduces HYbrid during Host Milano. This innovative espresso machine makes it possible to combine the world of traditional machines with that of the super-automatics.

2015

Plus4Champions is the official machine at the World Latte Art Championship (WLAC) and the World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship (WCIGS) 2015, 2016, 2017.

2016

Astoria renews its image and turns red, showing off a new logo and emblem to the world.

2017

Storm is the new coffee machine that sanctions Astoria's official entry into the world of professional baristas, launched on the occasion of Host Milano. Presence on a European level is also further consolidated with the opening of a branch in Russia.

2018

Launch of the #TheStormIsComing tour all over the world.

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