Phone
+39 051 705625
Street address
Via F.lli Rosselli, 65
40013 Castel Maggiore (BO) Italy

Our history

Born as a bookbinding, FratieLivi has been helping public and private entities, companies, institutions and foundations since 1975 in the sanitation, disinfestation, restoration and conservation of their archival and book heritage, using and developing methods, processes, products, tools, plants and machinery artisan knowledge and proprietary technologies.

Active since 2002 in emergencies and disaster recovery for archives, libraries, museums, foundations and companies with availability 24/7/365, Fratielivi is today a leader both in the supply of complete solutions and in the design and development of machinery, innovative products and methods dedicated to the treatment, preservation, recovery, rescue, maintenance and long-term conservation of archival and book heritage.

Accredited by MIBACT and in possession of the SOA qualification certificate for the OS 2-B category | Classification II, the company makes use of specialized human capital and cutting-edge technologies for the care and treatment of movable cultural assets of archival and book interest.

From the preparation of emergency plans to emergency intervention 24/7/365 with its rescue team for the recovery and rescue of paper and membranous goods in the event of natural disasters or events induced by human action or inaction, from drying to dedusting, from disinfection to disinfestation, from restoration to the production of dedicated paper products, over the years Fratielivi has pursued its mission and satisfied with its services and products both institutions – archives, libraries, museums, foundations – national and

international companies engaged in the safeguarding and protection of their heritage, and historical private companies in possession of archival and book interest assets.
In accordance with its vision, in 2021 Fratielivi founded Tergeosan: a new company division dedicated to the research, development and marketing of a wide range of intelligent, connected and automated machinery for dedusting, sanitizing, disinfestation, l drying, freezing in emergency situations, the long conservation of the archival and book heritage.

Our
milestones

Foundation Opening of the Restoration Division Opening of the Paper Packaging Division MIBACT qualification SOA certification First Disaster Recovery Intervention Introduction of Books Wind1 Introduction of Books Wind2 Collaboration in the drafting of the Guidelines on risk prevention and reaction to emergencies in the Archives Tergeosan foundation Introduction of Docursan1, Docursan2, Docursan3, Docursan4 and the CryoSafetySystem 1975 1985 1989 1992 2001 2002 2003 2009 2014 2020 2021

OUR
GOALS

1975

Foundation

1985

Opening of the Restoration Division

1989

Opening of the Paper Packaging Division

1992

MIBACT qualification

2001

SOA certification

2002

First Disaster Recovery Intervention

2003

Introduction of Books Wind1

2009

Introduction of Books Wind2

2014

Collaboration in the drafting of the Guidelines on risk prevention and reaction to emergencies in the Archives

2020

Tergeosan foundation

2021

Introduction of Docursan1, Docursan2, Docursan3, Docursan4 and the Crio-Safety System

OUR VALUES

We support the culture of prevention to minimize our intervention in emergency conditions.

We are committed to the dissemination and sharing of knowledge and good practices of maintenance, intervention and conservation for the benefit of those who have and will have the responsibility – including institutional ones – to safeguard the archival, library and museum heritage in the future.

We work tirelessly to achieve the results desired by the customer. With the excellence of our interventions, the quality of our products and services, the righteousness of our actions.

We innovate through experimentation and cross fertilization of knowledge and skills, preserving the values of a Renaissance workshop in a structured business context.

We believe in networks and relationships with universities and research actors. Nobody innovates in solitude.

Fratielivi is and will always be a place for sharing and integrating ideas, projects, technologies, skills and people. We are and will always remain an inclusive adventure open to those who, like us, intend to increase, transmit and absorb knowledge useful for safeguarding the artistic and cultural heritage.

We do not profess ethics. We practice it. On an environmental, social and personal level. Everyday. Because it is the nourishment of our strategic vision, the judge of our actions, the measure of our relationships.

Prevention

We support the culture of prevention to minimize our intervention in emergency conditions.

Disclosure

We are committed to the dissemination and sharing of knowledge and good practices of maintenance, intervention and conservation for the benefit of those who have and will have the responsibility – including institutional ones – to safeguard the archival, library and museum heritage in the future.

Integrity

We work tirelessly to achieve the results desired by the customer. With the excellence of our interventions, the quality of our products and services, the righteousness of our actions.

Innovation

We innovate through experimentation and cross fertilization of knowledge and skills, preserving the values of a Renaissance workshop in a structured business context.

Cooperation

We believe in networks and relationships with universities and research actors. Nobody innovates in solitude.

Sharing

Fratielivi is and will always be a place for sharing and integrating ideas, projects, technologies, skills and people. We are and will always remain an inclusive adventure open to those who, like us, intend to increase, transmit and absorb knowledge useful for safeguarding the artistic and cultural heritage.

Ethics

We do not profess ethics. We practice it. On an environmental, social and personal level. Everyday. Because it is the nourishment of our strategic vision, the judge of our actions, the measure of our relationships.

OUR MISSION

At Fratielivi we have been working day after day since 1975 to safeguard, defend and preserve the archival and book heritage.

We do this by intervening where nature, human action or inaction threaten its integrity. We do this by conceiving, designing, introducing and transferring frontier technologies. We do this by preserving, recovering, refining and increasing remote knowledge and artisan skills. We do this by creating machinery, plants, equipment, methods, products and services for safeguarding and long-term conservation.

Because, as women and men of the present, we feel a supreme duty. Preserving, transmitting, disseminating and sharing for the benefit of the generations of tomorrow, testimonies, traces, fruits of the ingenuity and creativity – mediated in text or graphic form – of those who preceded us.

So that better and more just worlds can be built. Because saving the past means protecting the future.

OUR VISION

At FratieLivi we intend to deploy all the power of technology and human knowledge to become in ten years the undisputed reference point in the production and use of machinery, equipment, plants, processes, methods, services and products for innovative protection and conservation. and sustainable heritage of archival, book and museum heritage. Both in ordinary conditions and in emergency conditions.

We have saved millions of documents and hundreds of thousands of books. And millions and hundreds of thousands we will save more. In memory of past generations, in support of present generations and for the benefit of future generations.

Save the past for
protect the future

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