After a series of important acquisitions, the Dolcetta Family decides to revolutionize company management in the light of its now international dimensions.
A new managing director is chosen from outside the family, while the role Chairman is reserved for Giovanni Dolcetta.
In 1989, in Michigan (Detroit), the horns plant is opened in the heart of the United States' automotive region. In 1997, the management is changed, allowing for internal promotion from the lower positions, and within two years the plant becomes the group's most productive plant.
Between 1998 and 1999, a plant to make industrial batteries is opened in Waynesboro, Georgia, a hugely significant fact because it represents the productive pole for FIAMM batteries in the United States from where the commercial expansion of stationary batteries first started in that country. After visiting eleven states, Georgia was chosen, fifty kilometers from Augusta, a center for the chemistry industry, thanks to which FIAMM was able to take advantage of the tax breaks and salary contributions, and also the low cost labor. A Greenfield plant, built from scratch, for which FIAMM could count on important help from the State's administration and from the Governor of Georgia, who, because of FIAMM'S considerable investment, gifted the company the land and built the railroad infrastructure.