Over 60 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


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


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


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


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

Opening of new subsidiaries


SPAL started to expand globally with the opening of a great 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 in Seoul-SOUTH KOREA (2012).



SPAL celebrates its 50th anniversary
Start of Brushless production


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

Increase in Brushless production capacity


As a result of a strong global expansion and to satisfy the growing and continuous market demand, SPAL extended its premises by 16,000 sq m to increase it's capacity of assempling Brushless electric fans



SPAL celebrates its 60th anniversary


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