About Us

Innovation since 1987

Contento Trade researches, develops and produces processes and plants for the technological innovation of various industrial sectors and the improvement of theirenvironmental compatibility.

It also carries out researches on new materialsfor the building industry.

Over the years, our company continued to operate successfully in the research sector, registering various patents and participating in its realization by organizing research programs and developing projects at the EU level.

A course of this activity is documented in the Projects section of this web-site. Starting from the moment of its foundation, our company carried out numerous research projects for the external companies.

This usually implied resolving specific technological issues most commonly related to the production-related wastes treatment and valorization.

Contento Trade obtained excellent results in this sector and an invaluable experience in problem solving concerning many types of waste recycling.

A report on the wastes treatment typology and the reference list could be found in the Production section of this web-site. From 1999 our company is included in the list of the reliable laboratories by the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, and entrusted with the execution of various researches financed in accordance with the article 14 of the Law 593/2000. Any company registered in Italy can get a refund of up to 50% to sustain the expenses for the research carried out in our laboratories.

The company’s structure is subdivided in four operative units that work independently to insure an optimal management of the reserved information:


Right from the start, Contento Trade functioned as a research lab, focusing on the applied research for the industrial waste recycling. These activities allowed Contento Trade to register a series of patents and develop a series of know-hows for the various processes and plants.

Using this accumulated knowledge and expertise, the company now can offer its clients a complete waste valorization service package.

Our expertise cover various industrial fields (from agro-industrial to metallurgical).


Contento Trade developed independently and/or in collaboration with other firms a series of innovative industrial processes for the valorization of the industrial wastes, for the treatment of agro-food products, etc.

The company can offer to all the interested firms both the assistance for the solution of technological problems through application based on its own processes, and its collaboration in developing common projects.

Moreover Contento Trade can plan and realize plant structures specifically studied for the application of its own processes, offering the client a real “turnkey” service.

Industrial services

The company exploits the know-how matured in these ten years of activity to supply consultation in peculiar sectors at high strategic value.
The sectors, in which Contento Trade can supply consultation are:
The environmental sector, where a wide range of technologies and services are offered for the assessment, monitoring and solution of problems related to liquid, solid and gaseous emissions from industrial processing processes as well as for issues relating to energy saving in the production sectors.
The building materials sector. in which integrated service packages are offered to ensure producers, designers and clients a regulatory, analytical, IT and statistical support for various types of products such as aggregates, stone materials for flooring and cladding and some types of small concrete products such as pipes, wells, curbs, blocks and masonry blocks.

Analysis and tests

For the analysis and testing sector, the company is equipped with equipment for carrying out tests on various types of construction material, mainly aggregates, stone floor and wall materials and small concrete products.

The company has also developed a fair amount of know-how in the execution of environmental analyzes, such as sampling and execution of disposal tests on waste and analysis of drinking or waste water.

The structure is divided into five operational laboratories:

  • Aggregate testing laboratory
  • Test laboratory on stone
  • Test laboratory on artefacts
  • Waste analysis laboratory
  • Water analysis laboratory

Since 1999 our company has been included in the list of laboratories accredited by the Ministry of University and Scientific Research for carrying out research that can be financed pursuant to art. 4 of Law 46/82.

Accredited laboratory for applied research in the field of other natural sciences and engineering (update 10/7/2015):

The company is registered in the National Research Registry with the definitive code:

Discover our works

Research projects, EU projects, Prototypes and experimental plants, industrial processes, analyzes and tests, services for businesses.


  • Register of experts in technological innovation relating to the CEE POP Campania Global Grant
  • Albo RENAVAL (Triveneto)
  • Register of experts from the Research Area of ​​Trieste
  • Register of LEADER II program consultants (Friuli Venezia Giulia)


  • AISCRIS (Italian Association of Consulting Companies for Research, Innovation and Development )
  • UNI (Italian Regulatory Union)

Working groups for standards UNI

  • Working Group U960007 Malte
  • Working Group U960008 Aggregati

European research networks

  • Thematic Network Progres (Combustion waste)
  • Scientific Network IRMA (Construction and demolition waste)
  • Scientific Network AGRORISKS (Agricultural waste)


  • iPoCH 2 – Italian Cultural Heritage platform (an initiative of Confindustria Innovative and Technological Services and MIUR)
  • Italian Food for Life
  • Suschem
  • MIUR – Alliance for Materials Italia – A4Mit
  • Knowledge Innovation Community ‘Raw Materials
  • European Innovation Partnership, Raw Materials Commitments
  • CTTC – Technical Committee on Contaminated Soils
  • Aziende BioHighTech of Friuli Venezia Giulia
Contento Trade Srl is registered in the Lists of Consultants of the Regions of Umbria, Puglia and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Contento trade is the recognized expert in Life cycle assessment (LCA) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).

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