Saeco and Philips are two consolidated, global brands with a long tradition in the sector of coffee machines.
Saeco was founded in 1981 in Italy, in Gaggio Montano, near Bologna.
In 1985, it was the first manufacturer in the world to
design the "bean-to-cup", an innovative, completely automatic system for the
brewing of Italian espresso. In the last thirty years Saeco has been developing
machines that can adapt to the different lifestyles and requirements of its
customers, in both the consumer and professional channels. The purchase of
Gaggia in 1999 is further proof of the progress made by the company in trying to
promote Italian excellence.
Philips, a leading, consolidated brand in the coffee world thanks to its drip
filter and Senseo technologies, has been working with Saeco to create a
universal player able to cover the whole range of demand for coffee machines.
The synergy between Philips and Saeco led to the creation of a new, exclusive
"Business Unit Coffee", to bring innovation to this sector, to the benefit of
the final consumer.
Unit Coffee" is divided into three different product categories: "Beverage
Appliances", for low-pressure brewed coffee, "Espresso", with high pressure
technology for coffee extraction Italian style, and "Vending &
Professional", focusing on premises outside the home and offering solutions for
vending, Ho.Re.Ca. and office.
category sees Saeco as one of the main players in the field, thanks to its
autonomous production unit that can offer consumers "quality moments”
throughout the day.
For this reason, Saeco Vending & Professional has
become known as a company that can produce technological, simple and elegant
machines, whose "Made in Italy” design and manufacture are a source of