Carlo Gavazzi is an international group active in designing, manufacturing and marketing electronic equipment.
The Group's products (sensors, monitoring relays, timers, energy management systems, solid state-relays, safety devices, fieldbus systems) provide automation solutions for the global markets of industrial and building automation.
Typical customers are original equipment manufacturers of packaging machines, plastic-injection molding machines, food and beverage production, conveying and material handling equipment, door and entrance control systems, lifts and escalators as well as heating, ventilation and air conditioning devices.
Carlo Gavazzi's products are marketed across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific through a network of 22 own sales companies and through more than 60 independent national distributors.
You can rest assured that every product Carlo Gavazzi manufactures will be of the highest quality.
Foundation of the company in Milan
Extension of the activities into instrumentation and control panels
Foundation of Reactor Controls, San Jose, CA, USA, leader in control rod drive hydraulic systems for boiling water reactors
Introduction in Europe of electromechanical components and electronic controls of a Japanese manufacturer
European marketing joint venture with the Japanese manufacturer
Carlo Gavazzi goes public, with shares traded on the Zurich Stock Exchange
Acquisition of Mupac, Brockton, MA, a US manufacturer of electronic system packaging products. Divestiture of the JV participation to the Japanese partner
Strengthening of the industrial base and product offering by the acquisition of Electromatic (control components), Feme (relays and switches) and Areg (drive systems)
Implementation of a structure of autonomous business units
Focusing process and divestment of non-strategic businesses
The Italian sensor company Saiet is acquired. Divestiture of the non-core drives activities
Acquisition of the California based Channel Access
Divestiture of the Engineering and Contracting Business Unit
Transfer of part of the sensor production to Lithuania
Geographical expansion in South-East-Asia by establishing a manufacturing facility in China, a regional headquarters in Singapore and four sales offices in China
Completion of production relocation to Lithuania and Malta
Discontinuance of the Channel Access distribution activity
Divestiture of the Computing Solutions Business Unit