Forty years of challenges and passion in Rieti

Founded in 1974 as INTERMOTOR Spa for single-cylinder petrol engines production, Rieti plant is today one of the most important LOMBARDINI Group profitable division. Implemented in 20,000, the overall area of 100,000 square metres is dedicated to single-cylinder air-cooled diesel engines. Starting with just few products of Reggio Emilia Lombardini catalogue, after a while our technicians designed engines directly on premises. First to agriculture, then we extended our business to industry, construction, genset and marine world, becaming international in April 2008 when Rieti line produced two-millionth engines. Our flagship is 15LD range has been recently updated to meet the ever-increasing market demand. The new KD15 440 get on cutting-edge components and is improvged by technical innovations. Aimed in strenghtening technology and productivity, LOMBARDINI Group investment policy rolled out large machine tools to support the company in keeping main mechanical processes on Rieti site, which boasts now of some universal and flexible features. One of our most important turning points is the foundation of LOMBARDINI MARINE division in 1986. Engines here produced were protagonists of the popular trans-oceanic races because they do not just supply propulsion for cruising and mooring, but work also like generators in providing power source to navigational instruments. In 2014, Rieti plant celebrated its 40th anniversary: 40 years of growth and achievements, 40 years of constant challenges to build the company success. THE FUTURE NEVER ENDS!

Kohler-Lombardini Network: our service is just an app away

In order to provide an ever more efficient service to our customers and to strengthen the group's territorial presence, the new Kohler-Lombardini Network mobile app is now available to download from the Apple Store or Google Market Place. The app uses geolocation to find your nearest sales and technical service points, while indicating the whole route by using Google Maps technology. The results can also be filtered based on the features and services required, guaranteeing a high level of interaction with the user and transforming the tool into the perfect solution to promote the sales network and the services offered. Developed in Italian, English, French and Spanish, the app lets you contact the dealer directly and share the contact information in an e-mail. The mobile app version of the Dealer Locator system is also available on your tablet and smartphone. Download it from the Apple Store or Google Market Place.

KDI 3404. Unique, and not for just one reason

It must be due to the fuel consumption - over 10% lower than the competition - or the performance, equivalent to that of larger size engines. It must be that it offers the highest torque and power in its category - increasing the productivity of the machine by 15% - or because it is a compact engine that never stops, given that it does not use DPF and the work cycle never needs to be interrupted to regenerate the filter. It must be that it responds exceptionally to load variations, thanks to the electronic management of its performance and the perfect integration of the turbo with the engine - or due to the incredible reduction in noise, vibrations and exhaust fumes. This is the new reference engine and yet there's not just one reason. There are many of them.


Always aware of the importance of an innovative approach to our business and of stimulating our users' interest, Kohler Engines now offers a realistic experience of our stand remotely.
The Virtual Stand, reproduced from HD photographs, allows "visitors" to feel they are part of the atmosphere, with a real and complete view of every part of the stand and access to additional content such as technical documentation for every engine and presentation images and videos.
The Virtual Tour is a tool created using the latest technologies, and can be enjoyed on all devices.
Relive the launch of the new KDI 3404 engine with us, and discover our Engine REvolution!

Our engine, your engine

You Design, because the customer is the core of our product. In 1933 Adelmo Lombardini and his brothers founded the company, when agricultural mechanics was just at the beginning. This was the first seed in a long success story and a winning intuition because it was founded on the profound value that each single engine must be made perfectly, with high quality standards usually reserved to works of art. Today, Lombardini is the undisputed leader in Europe for diesel engines production and this achievement is not just the result of product innovation and quality, but is also due to the attention we pay to our customers. A thorough pre-sales service aims to understand every customer demands, turning it into a tailor made product. The versatility and wide range of our products and the competence of the staff turn into impeccable customer service: our expertise and competence in engines is guarantee of perfect suitability to the machinery they will be installed in. Every piece version is created upon requirements and our specialized technicians or applications department can even install they directly on the machinery. A trusted solution to make our engine become your engine - just yours.

iService: the new online technical assistance platform for Kohler Engines

Once again, the KOHLER Group is redefining customer service standards with
iService, the new multimedia platform which adds the increased availability and ease of use offered by technological evolution to the traditional tool for viewing technical manuals.
This innovative solution combines efficiency and effectiveness of information in a single environment containing the entire Kohler Engines aftersales universe: use and maintenance manuals, workshop manuals, spare parts catalogues, and the entire area dedicated to the warranty system. The system also offers the opportunity to take advantage of online distance learning and to assess the level of expertise attained via an automatic testing system.
The system is initially only available for KDI engines, but will be progressively extended to cover all KOHLER Engines petrol and diesel product ranges.
The platform, which has been designed to meet the needs both of the service network and of end users, offers simple and intuitive interactive contents, which can be easily accessed from smartphones and tablets as well as PCs.

Impossible? We Made It!

Would you ever have imagined that you would find a global company based in Reggio Emilia capable of recognizing and realizing your talent? We did! A company is what it makes. Yet the difference lies in who does the making, and how it gets made. We, the people who work at the Lombardini group, are the most important strategic resource, the heart of the entire process. Here, research applied to talent is just as important as research applied to engines. When we find talent, we invest to transform it into expertise, and thus into a career: the ASFOR-accredited internal corporate training program, company master's degree for the development of managerial skills and the over 20,000 hours of training provided each year are intended to allow us to reach the levels of excellence that make Lombardini a world leader in its sector. Watch our videos on our YouTube channel LombardiniGroup to discover the Lombardini experience!
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