MADE OF MILAN

Driven to Perform

Comenda was founded in Milan in 1963 by legendary foodservice entrepreneur Luciano Berti.

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Milan's global reputation for cutting-edge design and food culture inspires our philosophy for producing great cleaning equipment.

We take pride in helping clients to better organize their washing zone with improved work flow, reduced operational costs, superior hygiene standards and enhanced comfort and safety.

KNOW HOW

Customised service,
practical solutions

Your industry demands practical know how and Comenda has the insight, experience and skills to help.
We do much more than just clean. We adapt to your needs and enhance your operations.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

A continuous cycle of improvement

To help improve our products and service, our sales managers and distributors share client challenges with our R&D team.
Combined with the rigorous testing and refinement conducted in our certified lab, that ongoing dialogue allows us to deliver proven solutions that work.

Made In Italy

SUSTAINABILITY

Economy and Ecology

ECO2 is proof that we take our approach to ecological sustainability very seriously.
This is our commitment to cutting operational costs by reducing water, chemicals and energy consumption.

ECO2

Academy

Share and Support days

To support the ongoing training of our distributor and service network, we invite partners to attend our in-house, hands-on seminars. Alternatively, our expert technicians can go into the field to train staff directly.

Interested in participating in an upcoming seminar?

Write us

Team

A Team that Works

Our team combines a cross section of talent, experience and enthusiasm. It features engineers, technicians, research and development experts, a global sales team, along with back end logistics staff. Together we are progressive, innovative and always supportive.

Values

Our values guide us, inspire us and serve as a promise to our clients and suppliers.

They keep us focused and striving to serve you the best way we know.

Milestones

The Story So Far

Comenda is a springboard company of Ali Group. Its founder Luciano Berti recognized that as the post-war boom generated more restaurants, it also created the demand for professional dishwashers. By seizing the moment, Berti started what would become a global company.

1963
Comenda founded. The name is inspired by Costruzioni Meccaniche Industriali.
Business booms and Comenda expands into its new Cassina De’ Pecchi site, a 20,000 square metre facility that encompasses offices and a production plant.
1970
1971
Comenda France is established in Paris and quickly becomes the leader in the French market which accounts for 30% of Comenda’s production.
A forerunner in environmentally-driven and energy-saving design, the company creates the first prototype of a heat pump dishwasher.
1977
1980s
Comenda strengthens its position in Europe and starts to export worldwide.
Comenda launches its first carousel machine.
1991
1992
Continues to push the company’s environmental agenda with ECO2 programme, which aims to save energy.
Comenda develops its first turnkey project and system for inflight catering.
Late 1990s
2000
Comenda becomes a 360° partner from the presale consultancy to the development of a complete system to manage and better organize the washing area.
Comenda reviews and streamlines internal processes to achieve the ISO9001:2008 quality certification issued by the prestigious German TÜV.
2007
2011
Comenda is awarded the ISO14001:2004 environmental system management certification.
The new AC3 rack conveyor unit with the innovative Multirinse® module wins a major award, the SMART LABEL, at Host and receives the prestigious Grand Prix Sirha de l’Innovation.
2013
2015
Introduction of a complete range of innovative heating pumps and of a new range of flight machines with minimal water and energy consumption.
Introduction of the WRIS®2+ Wash and Rinse Integrated System, which reduces rinse water consumption by 25%.
2017
2018
Launch of the Hi-Line range, Comenda’s most advanced and energy efficient undercounter and hood-type washers.

Ali Group

We Keep Good Company

Established over 50 years ago in Italy, the Ali Group has become the largest, most diversified global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. As a company that represents some of the most trusted names in the industry, it designs, engineers, manufactures, markets and services equipment used in every sector of hospitality and catering.

10.000
employees
58
manufacturing sites
30
countries
76
brands
an Ali Group Company
The Spirit of Excellence

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