The company was founded in 2001 as a spin-off of a scientific and technological park by a group of young engineers with the initial intention to create a service and consulting company of technology transfer for industrial innovation and development. They were guided by Prof. Renato Guerriero, passed away in April 2019, who was one of the major Italian experts in the field of chemistry, physics, innovative materials and metallurgy of non-ferrous metal, and intellectual owner of more than 100 patents. The team has always been represented by Eng. Giorgio La Sala, who is the Founding member, CEO and Technical Manager of the company, with a brilliant Chemical Engineering background and a long-term experience as Senior Process Engineer and Research Director in Italy and abroad.
Foundation of STC as an engineering company offering Consulting services and implementing Research & Development Activities mainly in the field of Food Processing and Water Treatment
Supply and Installation in Morocco of the biggest Vegetation Water Treatment Plant around the World.
Relocation of the company headquarters to current registered address, composed of administration and technical offices and a Research Laboratory, included in the Register of the Ministry of University and Research of National Qualified Research Laboratories.
First approach to metallurgy and hydro-metallurgy World: engineering of industrial plants and machinery design activities in the specific field of lead acid battery recycling.
Application for patent (publication number:0001371333) about the Procedure for the production of high-purity lead hydrate or oxide starting from material and/or residues containing lead compounds
Application for patent (publication number. 0001384071) about the procedure for gas purification starting from hydrogen sulphide with solutions containing regenerated ferric ions.
Supply of a turnkey pilot plant in Italy for the production of titanium dioxide concrete additive.
Official entry into the lead sector with the supply and installation of our first Breaking & Separation plant in Patras, Greece
Expansion of STC headquarters and addition of new technical offices and a Workshop
Construction of machinery and industrial equipment in STC Workshop and first installation of a desulphurization plant with intermediate crystallization and Glauber’s Salts production in Thiva, Greece
Application for patent (publication no. 1728764) about the unique STC hydrometallurgical process for the regeneration of lead oxide from exhausted lead acid battery without the use of reduction furnaces
Gradual expansion in the lead acid battery recycling sector and design and construction of a Wastewater Treatment Unit for a Biomass Power Plant in Foggia, Italy
Construction of a pilot plant for the hydrometallurgical regeneration of lead oxide, as per STC patent n. EP1728764A1, and production of a batch of 2000 batteries (Lead3 project) with greater performances than traditional ones
Application for patent n. PCTIT2019050091 about the desulphurization of materials and/or residues containing lead sulphate by means of an amine compound
Purchase of 66.66% of the capital of STC S.r.l. by Monbat Group - a leading Bulgarian economic group with a vertical integration in the field of lead-acid batteries production and recycling and lithium-ion high-power systems and solutions, in accordance with the Group’s strategy based on vertical integration and geographical diversification.