The history of MC Elettronics

Over 40 years of experience in precision farming solutions

Our History

The history of MC Electronics begins in the mid-1980s in Fiesso Umbertiano, a small town in the province of Rovigo, from an idea of ​​its founder Mr. Claudio Mantovani, as a boy, he heard and follow his ideas to create solutions able to make the life of his family, who worked in a farm, easier and gratifying.

This is also the assumption that characterizes the action of the electronic MC Electronics today: contribute to the success of the customers, with advanced technology and guaranteed quality.

The youth passion of Claudio, combined with a marked creativity, to the technical training acquired on the school desks and the incessant update, has been translated into the birth of MC Electronics, a modern and advance company.

Currently the company head quarter is located on an industrial area of ​​5.300 square meters in which stands a modern building of 2500 square meters, composed by different departments in particular: Research & Development area, prototype laboratory, test laboratory with anechoic chamber to perform electromagnetic tests, production area & logistics, and offices, moreover, a test field of 24.000 square meters. to test all new products before launching them in the market.

All departments are strictly transversal and connected to each other, to allow people who work there, to coordinate, collaborate, interact in an easy and collaborative way, in a modern, dynamic and harmonious context.


The 5 ​​(+ 1) values of MC Electronics







(+1) Common Good


1 Passion
Putting passion in what you do is the first ingredient of success.


2 Passion
We create added value for customers with continuous development of innovative products and working methods.


3 Flexibility
Over 40 years of experience and acquired know-how allow us to satisfy every specific needs of the market.


4 Quality
We are committed to continuous improvement to guarantee our customers the highest qualitative standards.


5 Ethics
Integrity, respect and correctness allow to MC Elettronica’s team to work synergistically towards achieving corporate objectives and customer satisfaction.


 (+1) Common Good
Daily attention to quality of work and human relationships allows the company to achieve excellence.


  • Our story

    Claudio Mantovani starts the activity in a 50 m2 workshop, designing the first electronic instruments to be used on the family’s agricultural vehicles.

  • Our story

    • Creation of the MC ELETTRONICA brand name.
    • The company starts selling sowing control systems and hectare counters for the area’s farmers.

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    • The workshop is expanded to 300 m2.
    • Start of sales through the Italian dealer network.

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    • Update of the brand name.
    • Start of custom projects for Italian OEMs.

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    • Establishment of the new company “Sodotech”.
    • First gold medal at the competition for technological innovations for agriculture at the Agricultural Fair of Verona, for the creation of SODOSEM, an innovative piece of equipment for sowing on hard ground.


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    Second gold medal at the competition for technological innovations for agriculture at the Agricultural Fair of Verona, for the creation of a new seed drill for hard ground.

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    Extension of the sales network to OEM customers in Europe and Latin America.

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    Construction of a new 1700 m2 factory on an area of 5300 m2, with offices, laboratories and production area.

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    • Design of a new product range, which has adopted the CAN-BUS J1939 technology.
    • TÜV Italy certifies the company’s ISO 9001 / VISION 2000 quality management system.


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    • Start of the collaboration with Bondioli&Pavesi, which continues until 2008.
    • The brand name is updated.


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    MC Elettronica becomes a member of MIUR (Italian Ministry for Education, Universities and Research) and, at the same time, develops an ISOBUS 11783 software platform that allows communication between the tractor and agricultural equipment.


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    • Creation of a new product range with graphic displays.
    • The brand name is updated.

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    MC Elettronica is part of the AEF Italy consortium (Agricultural Industrial Electronics Foundation) to develop products with ISOBUS 11783 technology.

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    Restyling of the company’s headquarters: new offices, construction of a testing laboratory with adjacent anechoic chamber.

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    • Stipulation of a collaboration agreement between MC Elettronica and the CNR (Italian National Research Council) for the study and development of products for the Automotive sector.
    • The brand name is updated.

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    • Foundation of MC Academy.
    • Expansion of the distribution network throughout Europe.


  • Our story

    • Start of collaboration with important partners in the Precision Farming sector (AvMap, Trimble, Topcon).
    • The company starts building components for precision sowing and row sowing.


  • Our story

    • MC Elettronica earmarks 5 ha of land for experimental fields, aiming to test the new products on the field.
    • ISO 9001:2015 adaptation.

  • La nostra storia

    Extension of the production area to 500 m2.

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Head office

MC Elettronica S.r.l. Via Enrico Fermi, 450/486
P.IVA: 01129000293
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PHONE. +39 0425 754 713


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