Founded in 1953 at Madrone in Italy, the company employs more than 1000 people today in Italy, Thailand and N. America. 5 million bike tyres, 700,000 tubulars, 1.5 million butyl tubes and 350,000 latex tubes are produced in a factory 24/7. In spite of such mass production there is a degree of hand craftsmanship from the Corsa CX tub down to the Zaffiro clincher. Handmade in Thailand is printed on all Vittoria tyres. Winners of all the most important races in the world on more than one occasion. There can be no finer recommendation.