The Brand BRC

BRC Gas Equipment

Is a trademark belonging to Westport Fuel Systems Italia S.r.l., an Italian company leader in manufacturing and marketing automotive LPG and CNG components and systems. A strong presence well-established in more than 70 countries all over the world, 117 millions euros in turnover 2017 and over 1,000 co-workers and employees, BRC Gas Equipment has in Italy a market share of 24% for LPG systems and 23% for CNG systems.
BRC extended its offer with new businesses: electronic components and systems BRC Electronic Division, spare parts for regular auto maintenance BRC Car Service. With the BRC Racing Team, it develops new technologies useful for everyday vehicles too, showing the public the strength and reliability of components.

The origin

The company BRC was born in Cherasco in the late 60s as a dealer of automotive gas system components.
In 1977, the owner Romano Bogetti, decided to start manufacturing multivalves and made a deal with Mariano and Pier Antonio Costamagna, owner of M.T.M.

The 80s

The production gradually extended to more components and gained market share more and more: full range of LPG and CNG components manufacturing started in the 80s, while in 1991 BRC brought on the market its first carburation control electronic system.

The 90s

In 1992, M.T.M. by Costamagna Bros. acquired BRC and created the M.T.M. – BRC Gas Equipment. In 1996, “Flying Injection”, first Italian LPG and CNG gaseous injection system, was introduced on the market.

The 2000s

In 2001, the company acquired MTE, completing in-house all the know-how necessary to plan, develop and manufacture a product.
In 2006, the big turning point occurred: M.T.M. – BRC Gas Equipment and the American Impco, world leader in gas fuels industrial applications, created the biggest worldwide productive pole in the ecologic fuels sector: Fuel System Solutions, listed on the Nasdaq.
In 2009, the group acquired the Argentine company Tomasetto Achille, incorporating in 2010 the activity of BRC Argentina under the renewed brand TA.

From 2010 to today

In 2011, the automotive branch of GFI Control Systems, a society of the American Impco, was transferred to BRC.
In 2011, the new brand BRC Electronic Division came to life.
In 2015, the Indian branch Rohan BRC opened a new 6000 sqm manufacturing plant near Ahmedabad, manufacturing the main CNG conversion systems components.
Since 2016, M.T.M. – BRC Gas Equipment has been part of the Westport Fuel Systems group.
In December 2020 the M.T.M. srl becomes Westport Fuel Systems Italia S.r.l.

BRC cooperates with the most important automobile manufacturers in the world, for which bi-fuel vehicles are developed and converted by the company.