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1923

G.D, a legendary motorcycle company, was established in Bologna.

1939
1950

Enzo Seràgnoli took over the company.

Enzo Seràgnoli took over the company. The focus was shifted towards packaging for the confectionery and soaps sector, and a wide range of innovative automatic wrapping machines were launched, also thanks to Ariosto Seràgnoli who had joined G.D.
G.D entered the tobacco industry.

G.D entered the tobacco industry, introducing the 4350/Pack-B, a revolutionary wrapping machine and became the outright leader in the sector.

60'

G.D created the X1 and the X2, the first high-speed soft and hinge-lid packers.

70'

90'

G.D launched the first double-rod cigarette maker.
G.D marked another breakthrough introducing the H1000.

G.D marked another breakthrough introducing the H1000, the first continuous motion hinge-lid packer, teamed up with the 121P, a cigarette making line at 20,000 cigarettes per minute. G.D entered the filter production sector introducing the DF10, the first double-rod filter maker, and the FC8 filter combiner.

2000
2010

2011

G.D has made a further step forward in the strategy of widening its product range with the acquisition of SASIB.