The ñ group

Steel together.

Motor Valley, located right in the heart of the Emilia Romagna region, is home to a group which was established through the merger of two long-standing production brands. As a result, it combines the best mechanical tradition with state-of-the-art technologies and a worldwide sales network.
Spanning from heavy commercial vehicles, trucks and buses, to earthmoving and mining machines, passenger cars and light and medium commercial vehicles, a complete range of spare parts to meet every market’s demand.

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Our group

More than 16,300 items in the range, 640 employees, exports to 105 countries and a worldwide sales network.

  • ñ

    For more than 40 years we have been manufacturing Made in Italy spare parts for industrial vehicles, buses and earthmoving machines fully interchangeable with the original ones produced by all the major manufacturers.

  • AM Gears

    The tradition of a long-standing brand from Bologna coupled with the technologies of a modern company are applied to light commercial and 4x4 pick up vehicles, medium and heavy duty Japanese applications and agricultural machinery.

  • Eurotec

    As the exclusive Italian dealer of ñ products, Eurotec guarantees delivery in just 24 hours thanks to its dedicated warehouse.

  • Lambert Getriebeteile

    Workshop as well as distributor of ñ and AM Gears products in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg.

Our story

The determination of the Taddei’s family has led to the establishing of a group of leading companies in the aftermarket industry. ñ, which started out as a small workshop, has grown to become the big industrial reality it is today as a result of constant updating and thanks to the continued focus on production processes, material and technologies. This is why ñ's products have become the go-to solution for mechanics all over the world.

  • 1979
    Establishing of ñ

    On January 10, husband and wife Orazio and Marisa Taddei founded ñ, having acquired decades of experience in a company operating in the same sector.

  • 1989
    Building of the production units at Crespellano

    At the end of the 1980s, construction work on three large plants began which would house the production units.

  • 1995
    Opening of the headquarters and plants at Crespellano

    The plants officially opened together with the current headquarters, marking the beginning of investment policies in machinery and technologies.

  • 1997
    Founding of Eurotec S.r.l.

    On July 1 Eurotec, the Italian dealer for ñ products opened. It would later play a supporting role in the development of accessory items in the range.

  • 1997
    Opening of the grinding unit

    In order to improve product quality and speed up production times, ñ opened an in-house unit for grinding with numerically controlled state-of-the-art machinery.

  • 2002
    Inauguration of the production plant at Anzola dell’Emilia

    On September 14 the plant was officially opened to house the new toothing unit, which would go on to become ñ's jewel in the crown as well as a local reference point in the field of technologies and gear machining.

  • 2005
    Founding of Metal Brasov ñ

    Aiming to keep a competitive edge even with dated and low-tech products, a production plant was opened in Romania. This plant replicated the same technologies and quality control procedures used at the Italian plant.

  • 2005
    ñ went into business with Fabryka Armatur “Swarzedz” (FAS)

    ñ joined forces with FAS, an important Polish supplier with a sophisticated technology of OEM origin for precision moulding of steel synchroniser rings. Because very few European companies have this technology, ñ's investment results in a strategic and long-sighted move.

  • 2008
    Founding of . RICAMBI S.p.A.

    The . group was founded as a financial holding, bringing together the businesses of the Taddei’s Family from where the acronym stems (Famiglia Taddei).

  • 2008
    Takeover of the Romagnoli Luciano S.r.l. company

    Long-standing supplier to ñ for grinding processes, it was bought over in order to implement the existing unit.

  • 2009
    Inauguration of the new logistics headquarters

    The opening of this center was key to provide customers with around-the-clock availability of goods, efficient service, and fast delivery.

  • 2010
    Taking over the Antonio Masiero and founding of AM Gears S.r.l.

    With the aim of diversifying production and keeping a long-standing brand from Bologna on the market, the group took over the Antonio Masiero company. AM Gears was launched with a modernized machine tool range.

  • 2016
    Logistics expansion and showroom inauguration

    The logistics unit was modernized and expanded to 17,055 sqm of surface for a total of 21,810 warehouse positions. The aim was to increase stock and product order processing.
    A dedicated area was also set up for internal training and customer reception during factory tours.

  • 2016
    Partnership with Eurotecnica Brasil

    RICAMBI S.p.A. went into business with Eurotecnica, official distributor for the Brazilian market since the beginning. Thanks to the partnership with ñ, Eurotecnica has developed an internal production for the Brazilian market.

  • 2017
    Inauguration of new Eurotec premises to celebrate twenty years

    Eurotec inaugurated its permanent headquarters to house the Italian sales department, in addition to the design and testing units, specifically equipped to develop complementary products for the group's range.

  • 2018
    Setting up the heat treatment unit

    ñ became one of the few Italian companies that could boast this technology: 8 electrically powered low-pressure case hardening furnaces and subsequent oil or gas cooling.

  • 2019
    Inauguration of the new building at the headquarters

    The group continued to expand by adding a new hangar with adjoining office building, equipped to house the technical and purchasing unit.

  • 2019
    Buy out of the LKW Teile Service – A.Lambert company

    Aiming to re-consolidate the sales network in Germany starting with the long-standing exclusive distributor of ñ products, Lambert Getriebeteile was founded.

Products, solutions and technologies that meet any requirement

The drive to be better and keep on improving permeates everything we do.
As a result, our products stand for unparalleled quality and unmatched reliability.

  • Gearboxes and Differentials
    Gearboxes and Differentials
    Gearboxes and Differentials
    Gearboxes and Differentials

    Gearboxes and Differentials

    Our spare parts are fully interchangeable with the original ones produced by all the major manufacturers.

  • Earthmoving and Mining
    Earthmoving and Mining
    Earthmoving and Mining
    Earthmoving and Mining

    Earthmoving and Mining

    ñ's top quality standards are guaranteed also on “large format”, to be with you on any kind of ground surface.

  • Quality and Technology
    Technology and Quality
    Technology and Quality
    Technology and Quality

    Quality and Technology

    Advanced machinery, innovative technologies, unmatched reliability. 

  • Customized Production
    Customized Production
    Customized Production
    Customized Production

    Customized Production

    Your best partner, totally in-house.

  • Complementary Products
    Complementary Products
    Complementary Products
    Complementary Products

    Complementary Products

    The best complementary parts selected to guarantee the highest quality at all times.

Italian know-how, global efficiency.

Speed, secure shipping and simple customs procedures. This is how we have reached 105 countries around the world.

ñ S.p.a.
Bologna - Italy
AM Gears S.r.l.
Bologna - Italy
Eurotec S.r.l.
Bologna - Italy
Lambert Getriebeteile GmbH
Illingen - Germany

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