Established in 1965 by the Montini family, ILLCA S.M.I. was born as a metal carpentry company, specialized in the production of cabinets for industrial automation and for networking and in the construction of cabinets for outdoor installations, in telecommunications and data transmission sectors.

Thanks to a growth path, made of investments in human resources and plant technology, ILLCA S.M.I. is now a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of shelters and outdoors cabinets, including the integration of electrical, electromechanical and electronic equipment, for applications in telecommunications, railways, energy, aeronautics and defense components.



With more than 50 years of experience in the sheet metal processing and in the integration of electrical and electronic equipment, ILLCA S.M.I.’s mission is to develop and manufacture integrated mechanical solutions, with high technological content, transportable within shelters or containers and deployable on the field, to satisfy the operational needs of each customer in any environmental context

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Three facilities in the north of Italy, close to Milan (between 25 and 50 km from Milan) and one in USA, in Kansas City area.

Casarile (Milan)

Borgo Ambrosiano

Headquarters and factory dedicated to cutting, bending and welding of sheet metal, machining, assembly
and electrical wiring of racks, cabinets and ticket vending machines.

Casarile (Milan)

Via Mascagni 22

Plant fully dedicated to shelter final
assembly and electrical and
electronic equipment integration.

Castelletto di Branduzzo (Pavia)

S.P.12 Bressana Confine Alessandrino 38

Plant dedicated to sandblasting,
liquid painting and final finishing.

Olathe, Kansas

1161 Pittman street

Facility dedicated to customer
support and manufacturing of shelters and deployable systems for
North-American market.


Foundation as a metal carpentry company

Growth as a producer of metal components for the telecommunications sector

Development of the integration of electrical, electromechanical and electronic systems. ISO 9001 certification

Acquisition of the prototype division of Siemens Telecommunications

Acquisition of E.Lan, a company specialized in networking and telecommunications solutions

Formation of VIP Logistics

Corporate restructuring and birth of ILLCA Group. ISO 9001:2008 certification

Development of the shelter division and preparation of new production areas

Qualification of the shelter production process by the US Air Force

Certification ISO 9001:2015

Start up of the new liquid painting plant. Formation of ILLCA USA