VILLANTERIO CRIES MR. RASTELLI, THE INDUSTRIAL PHILANTHROPIST
The founder of the company that makes fittings with 200 hundred employees died at 91 years of age.He was a supporter of many different associations and the municipality of Villanterio gave him a prize in 2014.Mr. Adriano Rastelli, the founder of the company Rastelli Raccordi with around 200 employees with offices in Villanterio and Valera Fratta, is dead.He was 91 years old, four children, a life dedicated to his family and his company, that he started in1952. He started with a small shop in Borghetto that was doing mechanical turning.Step by step the small company grew, until it became a major player in the high precision fittings market. It exports in Spain, France, Germany and starting a few years ago, in China. A lot of people are crying because of his death, including his 4 children and the entire town.The major Silvio Corbellini reminds that Adriano Rastelli gave jobs to many people in Villanterio and other towns and also supported different associations in the area.In 2014 he was awarded the San Giorgio Prize, as an acknowledgement of his entrepreneurial capabilities and deep humanity.He built his company with great effort, improving quality and innovation.Working together with his employees he created a multinational company with offices in Europe and also in China.The major remembered how many people, thanks this company , were able to work and improve their skills.Adriano Rastelli’s entrepreneurial capability went hand in hand with his love for Villanterio, town in which he was born, he grew up and worked all his life, the major Corbellini underlined.In addition, with great discretionality, he always put a big effort in helping the community. He is a point of reference for Villanterio and his death represents a huge loss for the entire community.
Source: La Provincia Pavese – Stefania Prato )