CO&IN: Tailored Packaging since 1974

Founded in 1974 in Bologna, in the heart of one of the most important industrial manufacturing and logistics districts in Italy, CO&IN began as a pioneer in the production of labels and tags for the fashion sector, making use of extremely cutting-edge machinery and technologies for times.

Since then, our company has grown, expanding its offering to sectors such as food, cosmetics and design.


Our history is characterized by a constant commitment to innovation and sustainability, always maintaining a strong orientation towards solving our customers' needs in the quickest, most economical and qualitative way.


This approach, combined with a passion for new technologies, has been the common thread that has characterized our evolution.

Our history

  • 1974
  • 1983
  • 1986
  • 1990
  • 1994
  • 2000
  • 2013
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2020
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • CO&IN is founded, starting with the resale of clothing accessories. Our first logo, an avant-garde retro look for its time

  • The obligation to have a composition label on garments comes into force, the first rotary label printing machines.

  • First Heidelberg GTO letterpress feeder machine for UV offset printing with off-line IST-Giardina oven, first in Italy for four-colour offset labels resistant to washing.

  • Introduction of Computer to Plate with the first Macintosh, Adobe Illustrator 88, Adobe Photoshop 1.0, Adobe Font Folio, Postscript 1.0, Purup ImageMaker 80/10 imagesetter.

  • First 4 color offset 35x50 Komori L420, we start working with the foreign market, France in particular.

  • Third Komori L228 with in-line UV coater, first Exacta machine for automatically threading eyelets/cords/pins into tags. Expansion and new image.

  • First 5-colour white+four-colour digital printer for variable data Ricoh 7100X

  • Installation of photovoltaic panels equal to 100 KWh of power.

  • Obtained FSC system certification and first participation in the Packaging Première fair in Milan.

  • Start of energy and aesthetic redevelopment of offices and production.

  • 2022 installation of first KBA Rapida76 5 colors + bivalent flexo spreader for traditional and UV printing

  • Launch of environmental GAP analysis to verify the environmental impact of production and GMP procedures for printing food packaging.

CO&IN Experience

  • Technique

    Knowing the materials is not enough, you need to have touched them, felt them and above all know how to transform them into industrialized production. As soon as a new product appears on the market we experiment with it. Techniques and innovation are always at your service.
  • Materials

    Over 1,100 different papers and cards, plastic materials, fabrics, cords, ribbons, eyelets and pins, always available for sampling or urgent production, inventoried in real time.
  • Monitoring

    Integrated software for managing estimates, orders, warehouse, final balances, accounting, every process is under control and updated in real time. We also have a customized e-commerce logistics service for brands with items that can be ordered directly from vendors. We take care of the warehouse and shipping for you and all the necessary customs procedures.

Innovation and Customization: The Heart of Our History

We actively accompany the development of products thanks to a dynamic approach and the numerous processes carried out internally.
Our internal graphic studio can support you from design to sample execution, offering customized solutions and advising you on the most suitable materials and printing technologies.

We also manage variable data such as barcode, size, price of the item and any other necessary information, with communication exchanges that always aim to optimize the workflow. Finally, we also take care of logistics with the organization of shipments and the resolution of any customs procedures.
We thus guarantee a complete and truly tailor-made service.

Our commitment to continuous professional growth and excellence in customer service have guided the growth of CO&IN through generational changes and have laid the foundation for supporting continuous development, the creation of shared values ​​and the establishment of relationships of trust.

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CO&IN = QUALITY

At CO&IN, we understand that quality and customization are key, especially when it comes to representing a brand's unique character.
Precisely for this reason, we are proud of our ability to offer a wide range of customizations, even for productions with limited quantities.

This flexibility is a great competitive advantage that allows us to meet the specific needs of major brands in the fashion, food, beauty and design sectors.
Our versatility in production allows us to be particularly agile and reactive, successfully tackling the challenges that the most exclusive and customized projects present.

Whether it is a small edition of luxury packaging for a special event or a limited series for a product launch, CO&IN works closely with you to ensure that every aspect of the packaging is perfectly aligned with the vision and standards of the brands.

Our attention to detail and commitment to exceeding customer expectations make it possible to transform even the most ambitious ideas into tangible realities, giving your brand that touch of uniqueness that sets it apart in the market.

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SPECIAL PROJECTS

Hempack, a self-assembling box project made of 100% biodegradable paper, produced from raw hemp fibre. Hemp is an annual plant that requires the same pulp production of ¼ of the land as trees.

In the production of hemp paper, the natural glue present in the fiber itself is used, with the sole addition of rainwater and no chemical products in the mixture. Project selected among the finalists of AVANT GARDE PACKAGING PREMIERE

OEKO-TEXSTD. 100

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is an independent and uniform control and certification system at an international level for raw materials, semi-finished and finished products in the textile sector at every level of processing, as well as for the accessory materials used.

Since 1992, the main purpose of STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® has been the development of scientifically based verification criteria, limit values ​​and test methodologies.

GLOBAL RECYCLE STD.

The Global Recycle Standard is promoted by Textile Exchange, one of the most important international non-profit organizations for responsible and sustainable development in the textile sector.

The standard recognizes the importance of recycling for the growth of a sustainable production and consumption model, with the aim of promoting the reduction of resource consumption (virgin raw materials, water and energy) and increasing the quality of recycled products.

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