More than 80 years of solutions

Carlo Gavazzi was a man who saw a future in automation in the days when it was seen by most as pure science fiction. The history of the business is a fascinating story of innovation. Today, Carlo Gavazzi's products are installed in a wide variety of state-of-the-art, high-tech products and processes all over the globe.


More than 80 years of growth

From our earliest days in Milan, Italy, Carlo Gavazzi is now present in markets all over the world. Twenty years ago Carlo Gavazzi achieved leadership in the European industrial automation market and today we have factories or offices in sixty-four countries from the Pacific Rim in the East to the United States in the West.


Carlo Gavazzi Automation is a multinational electronics group active in the design, manufacture and marketing of electronic equipment targeted at the global markets of industrial and building automation.

Our history is full of firsts and our products are installed in a huge number of applications all over the world. With more than 80 years of successful operation, our experience is unparalleled.

We have our headquarters in Europe and numerous offices around the world. Our R&D competence centres and production sites are located in Denmark, Italy, Lithuania, Malta and the People’s Republic of China.

We operate worldwide through 22 of our own sales companies and also selected representatives in more than 65 countries, from the United States in the West to the Pacific Rim in the East.

Our core competence in automation spans three product lines: Sensors, Switches and Controls.

Our wide array of products includes sensors, monitoring relays, timers, energy management systems, solid state relays, safety devices and fieldbus systems.

We focus our expertise on offering state-of-the-art product solutions in selected market segments.

Our customers include original equipment manufacturers of packaging machines, plastic-injection moulding machines, food and beverage production machines, conveying and materials handling equipment, door and entrance control systems, lifts and escalators, as well as heating, ventilation and air-conditioning devices.