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RIVECO GENERALSIDER S.p.A. has over 50 years of experience making steel pipes. It is expression, and natural evolution as well, of the expertise gathered by the two former companies operating in the steel pipes & anti-corrosion coating field: General Sider Italiana S.p.a. and Riveco Rivestimenti Condotte S.p.a.  The Group, over almost half a century, has become a leading Italian industrial Group specialized in the supply of products and services to the companies of the energy and infrastructure industries, with an extensive know-how in the field of the off-shore pipelines being one of the main companies in Europe to perform the concrete overweighting. The understanding of our customer's needs, application and markets and the comprehensive production range have proven our strength, that enables our customers to trust our Group as their resource for steel pipeline.


The production is carried out in two different industrial sites: the former based in Chieti Scalo and the latter in Larino, with a combined extension of 96.000 sq. mt. of production buildings and offices and more than 540.000 sq. mt. of stocking yards.


The Chieti production unit manufactures:

  • Longitudinally welded (ER HFI W) carbon steel pipes for both distribution and transport of fluids such as crude oil, gas, water, oxygen etc. at low, medium and high pressure, in the range from 3" (88.9 mm) through 16" (406.4 mm.) and in compliance with the most relevant International Standards: EN – API – ISO – UNI – BS – DIN – ASTM – AF. The production capacity exceeds 100.000 tons of pipes;
  • Extruded High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipes in PE 80 and PE 100 for methane and water distribution, with a production ranging from Ø 20 mm to Ø 400 mm and pressures ranging from PN 6 to PN 25 according to UNI EN 1555, UNI EN 12201, UNI ISO 4437 with an yearly output of 5.000 tons. The Company is granted a Product Certification registration;
  • Pre-insulated pipes for district heating/cooling systems and transport of hot fuels for energy production. The combination of producing steel and HDPE pipes conveying fluids, HDPE pipes for the sleeves and the foaming equipments makes Riveco General Sider the only fully integrated producer of pre-insulated pipes in the European market;
  • Asphalt coating and lining of bare pipes and bell spigotting of pipe ends;
  • Glass fibre fabrics which are used as a mechanical reinforcement for Asphalt and Coaltar coatings, rock-shield protection and as anti-shearing enhancement for gloss surface coatings (such as F.B.E. or paints) prior to Concrete overweighting. The Company provides full service being able to distribute also glass fibre felt.

The Larino production unit manufactures:

  • All kind of modern anticorrosion coatings and linings for pipes up to 64” diameter, plus other productions such as concrete overweighting and sacrificial anodes applications for offshore pipelines, rock-shield mechanical protections, polyurethane foam insulation for district heating/cooling projects and related services. The production lines are independent from each other and the different production departments can operate in a complete logistic autonomy.


The Company’s Quality Assurance System is certified according to the international standards UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 and API 5L Spec. Q1 and in addition to these the company has acquired the following certifications: API Spec.5L, TÜV AD 2000-HP 0 and TÜV AD 2000-W0/TRD100 and the IIP certification on the product n° 338.

Via Marino Carboni, 1
66100 Chieti Scalo (Chieti)

Vat No./Tax Code: 00091170696
Social Capital: € 15.390.000,00
Registration No.: REA 54649


News and events

We thank you for your visit at our stand and for the attention received during the recent OMC 2019 Offshore Mediterranean Conference & Exhibition held in Ravenna from March 27th to 29th 2019. This fair is always an important moment for our company of sharing ideas and projects with our partners andpotential new customers, where we have a good opportunity to present our vast range of products, services and coatings.

Riveco GeneralSider S.p.A is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract for providing approximately 145 km of PE coated line pipes for gas transportation at high pression, diameter from 4 " to 12". The contracting entity is SNAM RETE GAS, Italy’s leading company in the transport and dispatching of natural gas, of which Riveco GeneralSider S.p.A. is an historical and qualified supplier since the 80’s. This contract is the result of a constant commitment and unbroken dedication in maintaining high quality standards.x


On Sunday, October 14th, we have hosted a Rally of 40 Ferrari cars at Riveco’s  large square, which took part of the Model 2018 Touring. After that the Ferrari cars completed their round trip arriving up to the Exhibition Center of  Chamber of Commerce of Chieti. The initiative was promoted by the Ferrari Red Passion Club and the Association Scalo Eventi. It was an honor for Riveco GeneralSider to host such event and we thank all the participants.


OMC 2019


RIVECO GENERALSIDER S.p.A. sarà presente alla fiera OMC 2019 - Offshore Mediterranean Conference (Ravenna, Italy: 27-29 Marzo 2019) presso lo Stand L12 Hall 7. Saremo lieti di accogliere tutti i nostri visitatori presso il nostro punto espositivo.  Per ulteriori informazioni, si prega di visitare il sito

Multi-annual contract by SNAM RETE GAS

Riveco GeneralSider S.p.a is pleased to announce it has been awarded a multi-annual contract for providing approximately 300 km of PE coated pipes, diameter from 3 " to 4", for an approximate value of 3 million euros. The contracting entity is SNAM RETE GAS, Italy’s leading company in the transport and dispatching of natural gas, of which Riveco GeneralSider S.p.a. is an historical and qualified supplier since the 80s. This contract represents the umpteenth evidence of how the constant commitment and dedication in maintaining high quality standards are rewarded and recognized by important groups over time.