profile CUSTOM was founded in Fontevivo (Parma) in 1992 as a company designing and manufacturing professional printing devices for industrial automation. During the first years of business, the company specialized in the design and production of components for printing systems and panel printers, conceived for leading and major industrial brands . The company grew progressively, and its business expanded to the design and manufacture of ever more complete products, to meet the demands of OEM and POS markets and to promote CUSTOM's brand. The comprehensive product range allows Custom to provide turnkey "technology packages" which include printing peripherals, cash registers, systems and dedicated software for user-friendly and fast applications and use. Today, the wide range of products is conceived for different market segments: Industrial automation, industrial instruments and public services (O.E.M) Airports, railways and events ticketing (TKT, ticketing) Points of sale automation (P.O.S.) Gaming (G.L.B., gaming, lottery, betting) In 2008, CUSTOM Group spa was established as holding company and majority owner of the group companies: CUSTOM Engineering spa, which designs and manufactures all Custom and Fasy branded products and branded products for OEM customers; System Retail spa, specialized in automation systems point of sale automation for Mass Market Retailers and Large Scale Retail Trade; System Gaming spa, focused on the gaming, lottery and betting markets; CUSTOM America, Inc, fully dedicated to the USA, Canada and Central America markets; CUSTOM Production Europe srl, which is the manufacturing plant of the group. CUSTOM Group, has more than 300 employees, boasts a turnover of 68,5 millions of Euro (last year), has branches or partners in over 53 countries, and exports more than 60% of its own production. The Group owns 18 innovation and invention patents related to printing and scanning devices, all developed in-house. In addition to the locations in Fontevivo Parma (Operating offices) and in Castelguelfo Parma (Management and Finance), CUSTOM Group counts on sales offices in Modena, Varese, Treviso and a network of over 300 affiliated dealers in Italy. Worldwide, CUSTOM Group relies on branches in the USA, Germany, the United Kingdom, Africa and on local partnerships in Russia & CIS, China, South-East Asia, France, UK/Ireland, Brazil, Argentina and India. The group, with private equity, is led by the charter members Carlo Stradi - president and CEO - and Alberto Campanini - CTO and Head of R&D. Corporate management is led by Paola Grisenti, - CFO - and Andrea Faggioni - COO.