Milan (Italy) – Waterbury (Connecticut) – April 29, 2021

Monzesi S.r.l. (Milan, Italy) & J.L. Lucas Machinery Co. (Connecticut, USA) announce a strategic alliance designed to strengthen and grow their respective global footprints.

Monzesi is one of the most important global players in the design and manufacture of best-in-class CNC Centerless grinding machines (Monza), CNC Double Disc grinding machines (Viotto), and turn-key automation systems to support both product lines (

J.L. Lucas is the Industrial world’s source for re-manufactured Gardner and Besly Double Disc Grinders, as well as new Lucas horizontal disc grinders (

Today, we are pleased to announce our formal agreement. This collaboration includes immediate global access for the entire industry to both company’s full suite of grinding machine models, capabilities, expertise, resources, and financial strength. Together, Monzesi & Lucas will be able to leverage multiple sales and service channels around the globe including facilities in Italy, USA, Egypt, Turkey, and China. There are full design, manufacturing and re-manufacturing capabilities in both the Italy and USA locations.

Manufacturing Sites in both Italy and the USA offer:

  • Application, Design, & Software Engineering Services
  • R&D & Machine Acceptance Testing
  • New Centerless and Double Disc Grinders
  • Machine Design, Build, & Remanufacture
  • Automation Design & Integration
  • Machine Installation & Training
  • Service, Support, Complete Spare Parts Inventories

Riccardo Pessina

Monzesi General Manager

“This partnership is a further step forward in our strategic plan of global expansion, suitable to serve our customers and prospects throughout the American continent better than ever. In addition, thanks to an even wider range of products with the addition of J.L. Lucas lineup, Monzesi proposes itself as a global reference point for all grinding technologies.”

John Pelletier

J.L. Lucas C.E.O.

“We are excited at the potential for growth into new markets that this alliance creates for J.L Lucas, with recent international transportation delays and travel restrictions our ability to assist in serving Monzesi’s North American customers will be a benefit for us both.”

For any additional information about the partnership and how Monzesi – J.L. Lucas can help your grinding needs, you can contact:

Our Italian headquarters at
Our US headquarters at