“In work and in life, words don’t matter. The facts speak.”

Vifra is a reality made up of people with enthusiasm and courage. The passion for what we achieve combined with rigorous craftsmanship methods, cutting-edge technologies, appropriate marketing methods, help to define Vifra an ideal partner for companies throughout the production chain.

“In work and in life, words don’t matter. The facts speak.”

Vifra is a reality made up of people with enthusiasm and courage. The passion for what we achieve combined with rigorous craftsmanship methods, cutting-edge technologies, appropriate marketing methods, help to define Vifra an ideal partner for companies throughout the production chain.

Vifra, a company made up of people

Our company
Vifra is an Italian molding plastic materials Company. Vifra sets up, with the first factory, in via Matteotti in 1980 in Invorio (in the province of Novara) by Francesco Vicari and then passed on to his son Marino. The Group currently has 30 employees with an area of ​​20000 square meters. 8000 of which are covered, consisting of a raw materials warehouse, a warehouse for finished and semi-finished products, a production warehouse, an assembly department and a head office.

For 40 years Vifra cooperates in different sectors like: taps, cosmetics, perfumery, automotive, thermo-hydraulic, electronics, objects.
The Company offers its Customer a Made in Italy production: from the purchase of raw materials, the project of a new article, the development of the customized mold to the prototyping and the screen printing. Vifra’s services include also: the chrome plating, the finishing of the product, the assembly, the packaging and the shipping of the finished product.

Core business: the production
Vifra’s production site is composed by highly specialized machinery and technologies. The plastics molding department consists of 14 horizontal injection molding machines from 50 tons to 580 tons, and is capable of producing technical details with various materials in the range from 0.5 gr to 1000 gr. We use the most modern raw materials for the industrial moulding, in order to guarantee durability and reliability of the items produced.

The department is composed of these moulding machines:

1 – ARBURG 50 ton
2 – ARBURG 100 ton
3 – ARBURG 150 ton
4 – ARBURG 150 ton
5 – BATTENFELD 80 ton
6 – BATTENFELD 110 ton
7 – ENGEL 80 ton
8 – HITAN 150 ton
9 – BATTENFELD 180 ton
10 – BATTENFELD 210 ton
12 – BATTENFELD 180 ton
13 – BM BIRAGHI 580 ton
14 – ENGEL DUO 450 ton
15 – BATTENFELD 350 ton

Vifra also has an automatic assembly, pressure test and packaging machine for the Shut-off showers.

In addition to the huge fleet of machinery and the innovative systems used, Vifra is made of people. Loyal and motivated people who, with enthusiasm, passion and teamwork, are the driving force and the pride of Vifra.

Vifra first injection moulding machine

Our history

1980

By the will of Francesco Vicari lays the foundation for a future Vifra in Via Matteotti, Invorio. It is a craft activity placed in 50 square meters at home.

1986

Vifra approaches to molding withthe first electronic technologies experimenting new application fields of plastics. The same year Silvana Mastrolia draws the Vifra’s logo.

1991

Under the leadership of Marino Vicari, Vifra moves away to via Vedani. Now it has 1.000 sqm disposal, and from laboratory becomes a reality with structured production cycles, quality control systems and automation processes.

2007

Vifra moves in the actual headquarters, in via Barro in Invorio, a structure of 20.000 sqm with specific departments for production, warehouse and logistics.

2009

Vifra’s production process is renewed by introducing a transport and dehumidification plant capable to convey automaticly raw materials from the silos to the molding workstations, without material dispersion also reducing energy consumption by 40%.

2012

In the manufacturing process of the plastic is introduced the electric molding press. It has a less consumption, ensures a cleaner working and is more silent than the traditional hydraulic technology. Furthermore, allows to produce even more accurate with a lower environmental impact.

2013

Vifra aim big to the world: the first international fairs are starting. Moscow and Libya open these shareholdings, in the meanwhile, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan and Dubai are booked for 2014 and in 2015 Vifra takes part to the ISH in Frankfurt.  

2018

Vifra obtains the ISO 9001:2015 Certification. This is an essential step for the Company to consecrate the investments made in recent years.

2020

Vifra obtains the ISO 14001 Environmental Certification strongly desired by the Company with another contribution to have a production process with the best attention to waste disposal and respect for the environment.

2021

Acquisition of a new plant used for the assembly and packaging department close to the others Company’s plants in Invorio.

2022

Vifra has recently decided to invest in a digitization process inside the production department, aiming to improve and speed up the current activities and procedures within 2023.

2023

Vifra is planning to invest in a photovoltaic system to increase our energetic efficiency, decrease our electrical energy costs thanks to renewable energy.

Tailor made

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

Bring us your idea, your needs, your sample, and we will study together the best solution for you.
Discover Vifra tailor made