Excellence solutions in
signal and electric power transmission for
the aerospace industry.

Our history

  • 1957

    Prestel establishment. First production: projectors. Evolution to projection TVs production.

  • Beginning ‘60s

    Beginning production of high quality TV signal amplifiers, TV systems accessories and modular switchboard systems for centralized units

  • ’60s

    Burst of export sales due to launch on the international market of the field measurer line

  • Beginning ’70s

    Further widening of the portfolio due to startup of new TV antennas production

  • 1987

    Beginning of aerospace wire harnesses thanks to a substantial Aeritalia order

  • ’80s & ’90s

    Nearly complete conversion of Company activities in order to meet the high volume wire harnesses requirements mainly for Tornado”, “F104”, “MB339” and “AMX” programs

  • 1993-1994

    Production transferred to the new established Prestel Elettronica s.r.l.

  • 1999

    Release of certification in accordance to UNI EN ISO 9002:1994 standard

  • 2000

    Beginning of a still running relationship with Agusta Helicopters on A109 program

  • 2001

    Upgrade of certification in accordance to UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 standard

  • 2002

    Adaptation of the Quality Management System to aerospace prEN9100:2001 standard project

  • 2004

    Beginning of new important relationship with Alenia Aeronautica (C27J and Eurofighter) and Piaggio Aero Industries (P180)

  • 2006

    Release of certification in accordance to aerospace ISO EN 9100:2005 standard and listing in IAQG (International Aerospace Quality Group) database

  • 2006

    Prestel Elettronica becomes an AIAD (Federation of Italian Industries for Aerospace, Defence and Security) member

  • 2007

    Prestel Elettronica enters the Piedmont aerospace Companies cluster “Torino Piemonte Aerospace

  • 2008

    Prestel Avio s.r.l. is established to widen production capacity, granting a better service and quality level to Prestel Group Customers

  • 2008

    Release of certifications according to UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 and AS/EN 9100:2005 standards to Prestel

  • 2009

    Upgrade of the Quality Management Systems to UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 standard

  • 2010
  • Startup of new Engineering Department equipped with CATIA V5 e CAD E3 Series


  • 2012

    In 2012, in order to achieve an even higher structural, middle-long term competitiveness on the national and international market, all the Group’s industrial activities have been transferred to Prestel Avio. that will be facing all market future challenges with strongest solidity, competence and awareness

  • 2012

    Upgrade of the Quality Management System to AS/EN 9100:2009

  • 2012

    Prestel Avio replaced Prestel Elettronica as a member of AIAD and Torino Piemonte Aerospace

  • 2012

    Introduction of computerized system for managing and monitoring all production phases

  • 2012

    Prestel Avio is awarded a prize for excellence in 2012 activities by Torino Piemonte Aerospace

  • 2013

    Membership in Altair Consortium to generate an integrated proposal fostering internationalization and innovation

  • 2015

    TV antennas production stop

  • 2017

    automotive motorsport harnesses productio start-up

  • 2018

    upgrade of the Quality Management System to UNI EN 9001:2015 e AS/EN 9100:2016