In 1926 the Ducati family and other Bolognese investors founded the Società Radio Brevetti Ducati in Bologna.
aim was the production of industrial components for the growing field
of radio transmissions, based on Adriano Ducati's patents.
product, the Manens condenser for radio equipment, rapidly followed by
others, was extremely successful throughout the world, allowing the
company to expand by leaps and bounds, and winning it the respect of the
international industrial community.