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Nico 35 years History
Nico was founded in 1977 by Dr. Giovanni Balistreri, through a joint partnership between Nico Service and Borg Service GmbH, in order to create a specialized company primarily focusing on services for the petrochemical industry, such as Catalyst Handling and Chemical Cleaning, following a vast experience with Esso (now ExxonMobil).
At the beginning of the 80's Nico S.p.a. specialized in catalyst handling and built up to be where it is today - among the top companies operating in this field on an international scale.
Today Nico S.p.a. (“NICO” or “Company”) is an Italian Company leading the market of environmental protection services in relation with the refineries and petrochemical industrial operations, such as Catalyst Handling, Chemical Cleaning, Reclaming, Tank Cleaning, Treatment & Waste Minimization and Transport of special waste both hazardous and non-hazardous.
Nico S.p.a. is present in all refining and petrochemical plants located within Italy, and has over 30 years of experience all around Europe.
The Company relies on highly qualified technical staff: mechanical engineers, chemical engineers and many specialized operators engaged in various activities in chemical plants, refineries, and power plants.
Recently, thanks to the hard work of the management and considerable investments in equipment, resources and technologies, Nico S.p.a. has reinforced this image as far as chemical cleaning and catalyst handling are concerned and has developed new activities in the reclamation and industrial waste disposal sector.
Nico S.p.a. is located in Italy and further to its main headquarters and workshop in Priolo Gargallo (Siracusa), it also has a sub-office in Milano.