The company occupies a land area of approx. 81.000 m2, of which 40.000 are covered, and employs about 680 persons.

Breton S.p.A. has grown and ascertained itself on the market thanks to its winning philosophy dedicated to research and development, ongoing improvement, innovation and high-quality products and services.

This philosophy greatly desired by the owners is in fact created by all the people who work within the company and thanks to their creativity and dedication, have contributed to and continue to contribute each and every day to the success of this company.

Quality Control

Breton's organizational structure and the fact it has always worked respecting quality standards both in its organization and throughout the production phases, allow us to offer our customers a high-quality product and service.

We were the first company in this field to receive the UNI EN ISO 9001 Quality Certification in 1992, in 2003 we were awarded the UNI EN ISO 9001/2000 Quality Certification and in 2007 we were awarded the ISO 14001/2004 Certification.

the owners

Breton was first established in 1963 by Marcello Toncelli, who perceived the enormous potential in developing a market which was absolutely innovative and at the time practically unexplored: developing new technologies and manufacturing industrial plants for producing compound stone.

Since the beginning of its activity Breton has also dedicated itself to manufacturing machines and plants for processing natural stone.

The founder's farsighted entrepreneurship and his enormous aptitude for developing innovative ideas were the assets that enabled the company to rapidly grow becoming in just a few years an industrial reality in the foreground, and later to become the world market leader.

Breton S.p.A. is under the control of Luca and Dario Toncelli, which run the company with the collaboration of the founder's long-time partner, Roberto Chiavacci, who holds the office of Vice President of the Board of Directors.

the business

Engineered Stone Plants
In the market of engineered stone manufacturing plants, Breton stands alone worldwide in its technological know-how and leadership position. The technologies applied to Breton plants, protected by numerous international patents, are the result of years of research and development.
engineered stone plants produce high-quality, technologically advanced and decorative products for the building and furnishing industry, which are widespread, well known and appreciated worldwide. Every year, in various production sites throughout the world Breton Plants produce millions of square meters of engineered stone.

Machines And Plants For Processing Natural Stone

The unequalled experience acquired over the years and the complete range of machines offered, allow Breton to meet all its customers' needs from the small workshop to the industrial production site. The range of machines available covers all the various production requirements from block sawing to producing various types of finished products.
Breton is a specialist in its field for all of its machines and plants, and develops innovative ideas with exclusive patented manufacturing technologies.

customer value

The company has always focalised its attention on the Customer, offering modern, precise and efficient services as an essential complement to the high-quality and high-performance machines supplied.

Right from the first contact and throughout the commercial relationship, Breton is always by the customer's side to help find the right solutions by selecting the appropriate product, providing assistance when setting up the production site and installing the machines, training the operators, transferring the technical know-how, and finally providing the after-sales technical support. Breton only uses qualified staff experienced in their specific fields and who are always there for the customer.

Research & Development

R&D Our company is dedicated to research.
Research and Development is the key to our success.
Our chemical-physical laboratory and our mechanical and electronic design departments develop new ideas for products, processes and manufacturing technologies.
The ever-innovating technological content of our machines and plants enables us to maintain our status as market leader in all our company activities.

Design and Production

All mechanical, electronic and electric design is developed in-house in order to ensure a total technological control. A team of engineers and specialized technicians ensures ongoing product development. Machine design is developed utilizing the modern CAD-CAE technology to ensure fast results. And it is in this department that innovative ideas take on form to be then transformed into products.

Our products are mostly manufactured in-house utilizing advanced computerized systems. In our production departments we have modern automatic machine tools and advanced manufacturing processes permitting us to achieve very high-standards of quality and at the same time reduce production times trying to achieve the cost savings required by the market. Excellent craftsmanship, regular quality controls on goods in entry and rigid final testing all ensure the renowned performance and reliability of Breton machines and plants.


To be Breton Customer means to choose quality, efficiency and excellence not only of machines and plants but also of complementary services.

We provide our customers with a qualified pre-sale advice, an efficient installation and start-up service and a thorough training to operators in order to optimize the machine running. Finally, an excellent after-sale service composed of at least 50 technicians in charge with the installation and assistance at the Customers' site and of a staff of in-house technicians for the "on-line" solution of the problems, completes the package offered.

Our parts department, always adequately maintained, enables us to respond to Customers' requests from all over the world very quickly. A network of external authorized workshops located throughout the world allows us to expedite Customers' requests for spare parts and assistance in a more timely and widespread manner.

Natural Stone Division

Stone CNC Division

Engineered Stone Division

Ceramic Division

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