Since 1968 Sanvito & Somaschini produces molds of any size for thermoplastic and thermoset for the automotive industry.

High quality standards, reliability, flexibility and continuous technological investments: this is the philosophy that has guided our company since its foundation and that, after more than 50 years of history, has allowed us to continue to evolve in line with the needs of the world automotive market.

We have lived the history of the car, have been part of it and have contributed to redesign shapes and functionalities with OEM and TIER-1 partners from all over the world. Today, Sanvito & Somaschini is one of the largest mold makers in Italy and the only one in Europe to offer a complete service, from design and co-design to optimized try-out, from mechanical processing to the most particular finishes, from choosing the best raw materials to assembling every little component, with the aim of guaranteeing precise, reliable and durable steel molds.


Production area




Molds since 1968


Molds every year

(exteriors, interiors, hybrid and lighting components)


Hours/Year Annual Capacity


Tons steel/year

Sanvito & Somaschini: we support your challenges

  1. Flexibility
  2. Short-lead time
  3. Optimized try-out
  4. Communication

We support your challenges by creating unique and innovative projects, to redefine together the rules of the automotive industry.

In an always changing and evolving sector, the experience of Sanvito & Somaschini, together with a highly specialized know-how and the constant search for new options for exteriors, interiors and lighting, guarantee solutions and services able to meet the most innovative technological demands and the highest quality standards.

Flexibility, short-lead time, optimized try-out, and constant communication with its partners through every phase of the production process have allowed Sanvito & Somaschini to become a point of reference for the automotive industry, collaborating with important OEM such as BMW, Stellantis, Volkswagen, as well as with TIER-1 (exteriors and interiors) like Flex n Gate, Magna, SMP and Plastic Omnium, and TIER-1 (lighting division) including Automotive Lighting, Hella, Koito, Odelo and Varroc.


The story of Sanvito & Somaschini, the pioneers of plastic in Italy