1950 – Sorma was founded in Venice by Alberico Sorgato and Zoe Marano. The nearby Murano glass district becomes the application field for the most innovative abrasive technologies.
1979 – Introduction on the italian market of the diamond cloth.
1980 – Distribution for the Italian Market of Yamawa-Japan, world-leader in the production of threading tools.
1992 – Acquisition of a significant share of a company producing diamond and CBN wheels.
1993 – Joint venture for the creation of a new company for the production of flexible diamond tools.
1995 – Begins the distribution of Kyocera cermet inserts .
1998 – Launch of the Yamawa’s European Stock Center.
2000 – Certification of the quality system of the company according to the UNI EN ISO9002 requirements.
2001 – Launch of Osawa brand.
2001 – Acquisition of a large area for the construction of the new Sorma headquarters.
2003 – Certification of the quality system of the company according to the new UNI EN ISO9001:2000 requirements.
2006 – Launch of Nikko Tools brand.
2010 – Begins the distribution of Kemmer inserts and holders.