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BARBIERI electronic was founded in 1983 by Ing. Siegfried Barbieri.

After graduating with a degree in electronic engineering in Munich, Germany, Siegfried Barbieri worked for Siemens, Munich in the R&D department for telecommunications and thereafter for the company Durst in Brixen, Italy, as their chief engineer for the development of photographic color enlargers and their control and analyzing equipment. In 1983 he founded the company BARBIERI electronic.

The milestones in BARBIERI electronics' history:
  • 1983 Foundation of BARBIERI electronic
  • 1984 Market launch of the first densitometer for Photo Industry
  • 1986 The sons Stefan and Markus Barbieri enter the company
  • 1988 First computer-driven densitometer
  • 1997 First spectrophotometer Spectro 100xy and new market “Color Management”
  • 1999 Stefan and Markus Barbieri take over the company
  • 2002 Spectro 50xy
  • 2004 Spectro LFP for the large format and flatbed printing markets
  • 2007 Spectro Swing
  • 2009 Spectro LFP and Swing - Series 2
  • 2010 Spectro LFP - Series 3
  • 2011 SpectroPad
  • 2014 subsidiary in Brooklyn (NY), USA and Service Cennter in Salt Lake City (UT)
  • 2017 Service Center in Shanghai (China)
  • 2017 Spectro LFP qb
  • 2019 Spectro LFP qb Textile edition


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