Prima Industrie SpA engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of laser systems for industrial applications, sheet metal processing machinery, and industrial electronics and laser sources. It operates through the Prima Power and Prima Electro business segments. The Prima Power segment develops, manufactures, and markets cutting, welding, and punching machines for three-dimensional and two-dimensional metallic components; as well as sheet metal processing machines that use mechanical tools. The Prima Electro segment includes the development, construction, and sale of electronic power and control components; and high-power laser sources for industrial applications. The company was founded by Gianfranco Carbonato in 1977 and is headquartered in Collegno, Italy.