In 1988, aiming for a continuous expansion, IOB acquired the Society SAI (Società ApprovvigionamentiIndustrialifounded in 1986) ex commercial arm of Montedison, the most important Italian chemical company.
This acquisition was Dr. Giancarlo Ormezzano first step of products and marketsdiversification.
After many years of internal and external restructuration and after moving the offices at Pieve Emanuele, Milan,in 2000, the companymerged into the group, giving birth to Ilario Ormezzano-SAI.
Then after 2010, the company moved to Via Ripamonti 44.
Now, SAI division, within Ormezzano, is the branch specialized in pharmaceutical chemistry.