Another step in offering an always-wider product selection outside rubber compounds comes to light with the constitution of MESGO Iride Colors by taking over the business of Iride Colors, a company located in Garlasco. It operates in the production of additives and pigment masterbatches to colour thermoplastics and rubbers, additives and colorant for liquid and solid silicone.

The SGR Italian Investment Fund (FMI in Italian) invests, even with a small percentage, in the company capital of MESGO to support the group with its international development plan. MESGO enters in the ELITE project of the Italian Stock Exchange.