Our History

1951

DOMINO was founded in Cassago Brianza by Knight Gaspare "Rino" Bertini and his wife Knight Alma Cazzaniga. DOMINO was founded as a company manufacturing cable transmissions for clutches and brakes.

1955

Production of the first rotary commands, three-speed shifters and throttle controls. The first levers and lever sleeve are industrialised and will lead DOMINO to reach in a few years the European leadership in the design and production of brake and clutch levers and lever sleeves, assembled levers, throttle controls and electric switches.

1976

A new industrial site was established in Sirtori (Lecco) where the production plants and offices were transferred.

Marco and Paolo Bertini (sons of Rino and Alma) join the company

1985

Domino introduces steel and aluminium handlebars into its product range.

1990

Domino sets up a Quality System

1991

Acquisition of TOMMASELLI, a company with a historical brand, founded in 1930 on the outskirts of Turin. The company specializes in manufacturing handlebars, semi handlebars and special parts in light alloy. TOMMASELLI's production plants relocated from Turin to the new Sirtori plant.

1994

DOMINO achieves the quality system certification UNI EN ISO 9001:1994.

1996

DOMINO widens its range of products with the first electrical switches.

1999

CADORE is founded, a company of the group located in Lonate Ceppino (Varese), specialised in the production of moulds and injection moulding of plastic components.

2000

TOMMASELLI achieves the quality system certification UNI EN ISO 9001:2000.

2001

New office building

2004

DOMINO, TOMMASELLI and CADORE achieve the UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 group quality system certification.

2009

Tommaselli S.r.l. focuses its “Core Business” on the after-market distribution of Domino and Tommaselli brands; all production activities merge into Domino S.p.A. oriented to the market of First Equipage (O.E.M. customer).

2010

Adding electronics to Domino products.

2011

Following in the footsteps of their parents, Davide and Federico Bertini joined Domino, thus representing the third generation of the company.

2016

Domino incorporates its subsidiary Cadore, taking plastics moulding machines into the company.

2016

New Tommaselli After Market warehouse

2017

New Tommaselli website

2018

New Domino website