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Company

HISTORY

THE PAST
TIXE
was established in 1939, and bears the name of its founder. Since its first few years of operation, the company has become a point of reference for the production of paints with metallic pigment. Over time, the company went from an artisan-like organization to a small industrial company. This is confirmed by its relocation during the 1980s to a new building in the industrial area of Arenzano, and by the ISO 9000 certification obtained in the 1990s, attesting the quality of the company’s production cycle.

THE PRESENT
At present, the company with the new name TIXE srl is capable of handling different lines of products and services intended for a range of customers that goes from retail stores to large industries in the painting products sector. For years the TIXE products are present in large DIY chains, on the national territory. The company continues to expand, it was moved to its current headquarters in Capriata d’Orba (AL), wider with a covered area of 8,000 sq m. and in a strategic position. This the result of an experience spanning several decades, during which the company gradually focused on a constantly expanding market, both with regards to the technical aspects and with specific reference to the growing requirements for documented product quality.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

TIXE is equipped with an ISO 9000-certified laboratory with the instrumentation needed to carry out the most common tests on painting products: scales, stoves, viscometers, ph meters, gloss meters.

In addition to the testing, the laboratory also carries out an important research and development activity, especially in the following fields:

  • Search for niche ECO-FRIENDLY products, in compliance with the latest regulations on atmospheric emissions, which led, during the course of 2008, to the formulation of 8 families of water-based products, for a total of 31 colors, absolutely groundbreaking in the paint sector.
  • Preparation of TAILOR-MADE products aimed at solving special problems or difficult applications, specifically those involving the use of metallic pigments.

In addition, for the purpose of enabling the most accurate and competent analysis of painting products, since 2008 our company is an ordinary member of the PROCOAT consortium for painting products, and consequently it can rely on qualified laboratories which can perform all kinds of analyses in accordance with ISO parameters.

QUALITY

The ISO 9000 certification obtained in the 1990 confirms the quality of the company’s production cycle.