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Facts & Figures

G.D is the world’s leading supplier of high-tech machineries for cigarette making and packing, filter production, other tobacco-based and next generation products.
Thanks to its extremely extensive machine range, G.D is the only manufacturer producing complete high-speed lines and a wide range of solutions for the tobacco industry. 
G.D Headquarters with its worldwide subsidiaries and service centres provide an extensive sales and service network, always close to clients.
Providing added value to its customers is an important commitment for G.D that can count on a strong synergy with the companies of the Coesia Group, in order to create a fully comprehensive support to its customers in improving its products portfolio.

Matteo Lena is G.D Chief Executive Officer.






Quality, Environment and Safety

G.D is committed to supply high competitive product and services, which are able to fully meet all the explicit and implicit customer needs. The internal and external company resources are committed to reach Quality and Efficiency goals in all business processes while ensuring the compliance with principles for the protection of health, occupational safety and environment.
In order to achieve these goals, G.D  has adopted the Management System for Quality, Health, Occupational Safety and the Environment, certified by SGS Italia S.p.A.



In 1998 G.D obtained the UNI EN ISO 9001 certification. Over time the Quality System has evolved in order to be aligned with respect to the periodic revision of the related standard, up to the last 2015 edition.
The Quality System documentation, based on cross-functional process diagrams, describes the business procedures and constitutes an instrument for knowledge, revision and improvement.
At the same time, the business management process called “PlanDoCheckAct”, set by the UNI EN ISO 9001 standard, is applied by the Company Managing Board as a tool for planning and monitoring processes and products, aiming at getting constant improvement and customers satisfaction. 

In 2020 G.D obtained the extension of ISO 9001 certification for manufacturing of machinery and complete line for pharmaceutical sector, in Bologna and Anzola plants (G.D1, G.D3 and G.D5).


UNI EN ISO 14001

Starting from 2008 all G.D’s Italian plants have been certified and verified according to the UNI EN ISO 14001:2015 legislation, which sets the requirements for control of the environment impact and the accordance with the legislative procedure.
While defining its business strategies, G.D is committed to constantly improve its environmental performance and to define new goals and results in eco-efficiency.
G.D will continuously strengthen its commitment in environmental sustainability to meet the challenges related to climate change and to the scarcity of some raw materials on a global level.


UNI ISO 45001

In 2020 G.D completed the migration process from compliance with the British standard OHSAS 18001: 2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) to the new international standard UNI ISO 45001: 2018; this standard replaces the previous one, expanding the pool of requirements for the Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (SGSSL), in order to allow the organization to monitor its performance and continuously improve it over the time.

HSE & Quality Policy

HSE Policy

G.D S.p.A., in line with COESIA HSE Policy, places fundamental importance on the health and safety of its employees, the safety and healthiness of the workplace and to the protection of the environment, as permanent and essential values.

This improvement is managed in a systematic way by adopting a proactive and shared approach, also through the constant search for innovative systems, based on a Risk Based Thinking approach, and considering the perspective of the Life Cycle Assessment for the environment.

G.D S.p.A. is committed to ensuring the application of the Management Systems in order to pursue its mission from the point of view of continuous improvement and ethically sustainable development, continuous integration of the environmental, social and commercial dimensions.

Quality Policy

G.D S.p.A. established a Quality Policy appropriated for the purposes and for the industry in which the company operates and provided a framework to set up and review the quality goals, assuring that the products meet the safety and quality standards required by the regulations of the European and International market.

The quality and efficiency improvement of products and services is pursued through the upgrading of the Quality of processes and activities and of the Quality System.