In February, an important politician from the Ivory Coast, a Central African country amongst the most prosperous on the continent due to its wealth of raw materials, was welcomed by T.I.ME.

The name of Alvaro Di Stefano, Chairman of T.I.ME. S.p.A., stands out amongst the 25 new Cavalieri di Lavoro appointed by the Head of State Giorgio Napolitano on June 2nd, “Festa della Repubblica” (Republic Day).

Innovation has always been the incentive that has allowed humanity to progress over the centuries.

The fusion welding process is widely used to make many industrial products, from the simplest to the most complex. In some companies it is the distinctive element of production and strongly influences both the added value of the processes and the qualitative value of the product.

On 24th November 1859, the English naturalist Charles Darwin published “The origin of the species”. The complete title of this volume, foundation of the theory of evolution, is: “The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life”.