Helping the custom framing industry since 1974, Valiani is recognized as the innovative
leader in the development and manufacturing of computerized mat cutters (CMCs) and
is considered the world leader for reliability, production capability, design innovation,
and customer satisfaction. Valiani was founded in 1974 by Franco and Franca Valiani,
in Certaldo near Florence and it is still run these days by Franco and his wife and
their children Nico and Giada.
Valiani machinery and software products are manufactured in Italy. They offer direct
worldwide sales and service from its headquarters and through a network of distributors
in more than 60 countries. In 2008 Valiani expanded and opened an office in Gainesville
Florida and formed Valiani of North America, LLC to focus even more of attention
to the US market and to better manage sales and service efforts in USA.
Valiani continues to be an innovative leader in custom framing by developing new
and intuitive products designed to help custom framers to increase efficiency and
profitability and to be the best in their businesses.
The first Vacuum & Clamp assisted CMC with Interchangeable Heads
Geminus-iV is the first dual head vacuum & clamp assisted CMC with Interchangeable
Libra is the perfect mat cutter for professional framers, born to assist the user with excellent performance and extreme precision. The Libra is targeted at companies with medium volume production that require robust and reliable equipment.
Valiani company is continuously working to introduce radical and incremental changes
in the framing industry and to achieve the highest possible quality in terms of machines
performances and service.
Franco Valiani and his team have spent over than 30 years studying and developing
mat cutting tools to help custom framers with their creations and their efforts are
truly appreciated world-wide.
In 2008 their creativity was corroborated by Fine Art Trade Guild, whose members
decided to honour Valiani with their annual Innovation Award, thanks to the Interchangeable
Heads System, which is a totally new, different and extremely innovative technology:
one machine working as six! Not an insignificant change! And we foresee more options
in the near future…
Innovation brings change and Valiani strongly feels that technology can change the
way framers use their CMC’s!.... and Valiani will continue doing the utmost in their
power to introduce new and exciting technology to the framing world
Valiani Installation / Back-Up / Training / Demonstrations
Any Valiani CMC can be purchased in the UK / Ireland through D&J Simons & Sons Ltd,
Hackney Road, London.
Contact Machine Room Manager, Mr Joe Adepoju and he will sort out the details, etc..
Installation in Northern and Southern Ireland will be carried out by Down Machinery
Maintenance at a convenient time suitable to all. The installation & training takes
2 x days, so an overnight stay may be required at some stage.
Demonstrations of the CMC is carried out at Down School of Picture Framing, this
can either be organised by contacting them directly or by contacting the D&J Simons
Rep for Ireland,