OUR HISTORY

Over 50 years of ongoing innovation and growth
 

"Constantly focused on excellence, through quality, innovation and service.
These are the cornerstones on which, over the years, SPAL has built up its credibility, presenting itself as the ideal partner for designing, producing and marketing engine compartment and interior cooling solutions for all types of transport vehicles"

A. Spaggiari Alessandro Spaggiari - CEO/AD Spal Automotive
 
 
 
Company founded in

1959

The Company was founded in Correggio (Italy) in 1959 by two partners, Terzino Spaggiari and Alberto Alberti, in a period of strong growth and expansion of plastic molding, SPAL initially specialized in the production of plastic components as outsourcer.

New product development:
Axial Fans and Centrifugal Blowers

1970

In the 1970s, the founders had the great idea of expanding production towards the manufacture of electric fans, both Axial and Centrifugal ones, for the up-and-coming  automotive industry. SPAL expanded its product range and installed its first production lines to cater to the fast-growing market demand.
Area: 100,000 sq m Covered Surface:10,000 sq m

 
 
 
 
New Office Buildings:
Area 115,000 sq m
Covered Surface: 15,000 sq m

1980

As a result of ever increasing investment in the research and development sector, during its 20 years of business activity, SPAL  has firmly established itself as a key supplier of extremely high quality products for applications that require outstanding levels of performance.

Increased Research & Development
Area: 135,000 sq m
Covered Surface: 35,000 sq m

1990

Further company expansion, with new production premises and new product research & development departments.

 
 
 
Opening of new subsidiaries

2000

Starting in 2000, SPAL started to expand globally, with the opening of a number of subsidiaries including: Shanghai-China (2001), Des Moines-USA (2004), Sao Paulo-BRAZIL (2005), Noida-INDIA (2006), Worcester-UK (2008), St. Petersburg-RUSSIA (2008), Tokyo-JAPAN (2011) and the Korean subsidiary in Seoul-SOUTH KOREA (2012).

 
 

2009

50TH ANNIVERSARY
SPAL group celebrates its 50th anniversary
 
 
Start of Brushless production

2010

SPAL  starts manufacturing and marketing new Axial and Centrifugal electric fans with Brushless/Electronic Intelligent Drive technology

Increase in Brushless production capacity

2015

Again, as a result of strong global expansion and to satisfy a growing and continuous market demand, SPAL extended its premises by 16,000 sq m, to manufacture and assemble Brushless electric fans

 
 
 
 
2020

TOMORROW

Area 180,000 sq m  -  Covered Surface: 80,000 sq m
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