A LONG HISTORY
1909, Teodoro Carnielli from Vittorio Veneto is an artisan who repairs and build bicycles. He supports and then become the president of the local Cycling Association, and he first recognise the extraordinary talent of a young cyclist, Ottavio Bottecchia.
After the consacration on Bici Automoto of the incredible talent of Ottavio, Carnielli suggest him to produce bikes with his name, exploiting the fame and notoriety of the boy, with the benefit of the royalities for him. Year by year the little laboratory of Carnielli become a company. Between 1930 and 1940 the employees become almost one hundred and they produce Bottecchia bicycles, Trionfo motorcycles and later Vittoria ones.
Bottecchia bikes are produces in different colors and models and numbers grow fast, but the more appreciated are always road bikes.
Since one century Bottecchia bicycles achieved the big public all over the world with its design and its technological innovations.
With its brand, Reparto Corse, Tempo Libero, BeGreen and Graziella, Bottecchia Cicli offers a complete range of bicycles, from racing models designed for professionals, to elegant two wheels projected for daily use in the city, up to the electric line to satisfy the needs of ecological mobility. On 2012 Bottecchia Cicli grows and increases thanks to the arrival of the new Graziella, which recall in modern and technological way the legendary folding bicycle, icon of the ‘60s Italian economical boom .
THE RIGHT WAY
The tenacity, the constancy and the willpower of the great champion Ottavio Bottecchia are the values that guide our company to realize each project. All the Bottecchia’s models reflect the passion for the two wheels, the love for the style, the Italian design, and the tradition of a brand that goes with the riders for more than 100 years, with refined, elegants and high performance bikes. The quality of a solid and established Italian reality that is expanding in the principal world markets thanks to its international spirit.
The long history and the international success of Bottecchia’s brand are based on solid foundations and concretes values that permitted to our company to became a world reference point thanks to the wide selection of bicycles which can be adapted to every target, satisfying the requirements of every rider with the superior quality of our products. We offer an efficient and prompt service, with prompt delivery, offering to our customers the maximum flexibility of planning. We base our relationships on the mutual admiration and on the integrity, on the satisfaction and on the maximum respect for the customers.
Professional integrity: we daily work to manage the relationships with our customers and suppliers following high professional standards and working diligently to be respected all over the world. We always apply our values on all the relationships, both externals and internals, to create together an advantageous working environment for the success of the company and the single worker.
Respect: we believe that the people are our greatest resource, and so we try to provide the best working environment, favorable to creative and operative thought, in a calm and stimulating environment.
Long run relationships: both with our customers or suppliers, we believe it’s essential to establish relationships that last long, based on respect and faith. One of the most important factor of our success is the relationship with the key-partner. We exclusively trust on highly qualified personal and we pay attention to the needs of each customer, guaranteeing the best assistance and the best attention to the real requirements and needs.
Quality: we continuously work to make the perfect production’s processes and to guarantee the customers’ satisfaction. Our company is made by technicians and professionals which work in the time, modes and methods defined by the management system in compliance with the laws, with the field’s technical norms, with the constant search of the best performances to guarantee a high quality product.
Research and innovation: we continuously invest to increase and to improve our know-how, one of our hardest values. We are sure that the innovation is our principal source of increase, and for this reason our R&D department continues to develop new technologies and ideas to increase the customer’s satisfactions with innovative and avant-garde projects.
POLICY AND OBJECTIVES
All successes are built with passion, courage and enthusiasm; but above all with dedication and preparation. Because great results are not improvised. Ottavio Bottecchia knew this well when in 1924 he realized the first dream of all Italian cyclists: to arrive in Paris in the yellow jersey. Since that distant and historic day Bottecchia bicycles have left their mark on the history of cycling several times. Bicycles produced by hand by expert craftsmen at the beginning of the last century. Bottecchia also aims to be a reference point in the sector for the new millennium, thanks to its know-how that expertly combines tradition and cutting-edge technology. Today Bottecchia with its own network of agents is present throughout the country with about 300 dealers and in Europe through distributors in Germany, Belgium, France, Austria, Denmark and Slovenia, Holland, Japan, Spain, Australia, Canada. With a complete range, from racing to mountain biking, from the “green nature” to the “city” line, from the super light line to the junior line, up to electric bicycles, Bottecchia offers the best to approach cycling, live it in freedom and in harmony with nature, to impose itself on terrains of all kinds, steal seconds from the stopwatch and meters from the opponents: many proposals to run on the roads of technology, with the wind of legend. It is our primary commitment to provide safe, healthy working conditions and in full compliance with the laws and technical regulations of the sector, in the constant search for the best performance of our products, to always guarantee the satisfaction of the requirements and the satisfaction of Customers and Parties. Interested. Bottecchia prefers to invest in raising the quality level of its processes and products, rather than increasing quantities and productivity. “Higher quality instead of higher quantity”.
Bottecchia has developed and maintains a set of documented “rules” and practices, aimed at ensuring a coherent and effective development of its activities. Each internal resource has defined tasks and duties, for which Bottecchia undertakes to ensure possession or acquisition of the necessary skills. All this in order to collaborate constructively to achieve the objectives defined in order to continuously improve. Furthermore, in order to improve the management of the working conditions of all staff, Bottecchia has implemented and maintained a safety management system and is committed to meeting the legislative requirements concerning health and safety in the workplace and to preventing accidents. and occupational diseases, implementing all the measures deemed necessary and useful to eliminate the dangers and reduce the risks to the health and safety of its collaborators. The following Policy is intended to be the summary of corporate strategies, the consequence of the management result and the basis for the new objectives of the period aimed at:
• constitute a reference for the sector by enhancing the technological contents and design of the products;
• guarantee and demonstrate the organization’s constant commitment to continuous improvement and customer satisfaction; in particular, the Management undertakes to inform and train the staff and make them aware of their role through periodic meetings;
• seek through possible technological innovations the constant improvement of the overall company performance and of the products offered;
• develop data collection and research the causes of internal anomalies or those affecting safety to remove them and improve the efficiency of the company system;
• increase the attention and care in monitoring processes, in order to limit fluctuations in performance;
• foster collaboration and cooperation between internal resources, in order to also improve staff satisfaction and safety;
• improve everyone’s awareness of the importance that corporate human resources have in achieving objectives and in continuous improvement.
The Management undertakes to periodically review and update this document and to transmit it to all personnel to allow the definition of coherent and specific objectives in each company area; it also undertakes to make the policy available to the Interested Parties and to communicate it to its Suppliers.
BOTTECCHIA CICLI SRL MANAGES SAFETY IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE ISO 45001 STANDARD.
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