Date: 04 May 2024 ، the watch 18:14
News ID: 11299

The entrepreneur Gianpietro Benedetti has died, he was 81 years old

me-metals: The entrepreneur Gianpietro Benedetti has died. Born in 1942, he was at the helm, as president, of one of the top companies in Friuli Venezia Giulia, or rather of a Group, the Danieli Group, based in Buttrio, among the world leaders in the design and construction of steel plants and among the first three European steel producers, which alone is worth 40% of the exports of the province of Udine and 20% of the regional exports.

According to me-metals from Italy 24, And it is precisely in Danieli that a very young Gianpietro Benedetti made his debut in the world of work as a technical designer in ’61. «And on the first day – he said on the occasion of the presentation of an award for 60 years of seniority – I was sent home because I hadn’t brought my compasses with me».


He spent a few years at the drawing board then became project manager of small plants, then volunteered to start up plants with unsolved problems around the world for about 5 years, from Brescia to South Africa, from Greece to Singapore, from Malaysia to Israel and In the USA.

An “in the field” training, as we would define it today, and a growing experience that will lead him, at 30 years old, to become manager of the calibration rolling technology office for the definition of plant layouts. And, again, in ’76 he became technical sales manager of the sales office to which, in ’80, he added the technical direction which also included the research center, therefore project management.

Source: Italy 24