MAPEI's Squinzi honored by Italian trade industry
The Squinzi family is widely credited for turning MAPEI, initially a small firm founded in 1937, into a multinational tile installation products and associated chemicals company. Giorgi Squinzi headed the company beginning in 1984. He quickly implemented a corporate strategy based on specialization, internationalization and innovation that has helped MAPEI grow to an annual revenue of about $2 billion U.S., according to MAPEI. Additionally, the company operates 46 plants around the world, and employs about 4,500 people, MAPEI notes.