The S.A.I.O. was built at the beginning of the 20 ‘s in the industrial area of the city of Ostuni (BR) where it is located.
The company was formed in 1927, named Società Anonima Cooperativa first Manufacturers Gathered later transformed Residue in Oil Industry Company, and finally in the last Industry Stock Company SpA.
Originally the company’s industrial complex was the task not only of oil extraction, but also refining and saponification.
Today the S.A.I.O. SpA is specialized in the extraction of olive oil (olive-pomace oil crude) and in the production of biofuels. In the last decade the company has undertaken a major plant adjustment path aimed at full respect of the environment and the health of its employees, investing in automated management and control equipment, in new machinery and in the most advanced technologies for the treatment of emissions.