CAREL is one of the world leaders in control solutions for air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating, and systems for humidification and evaporative cooling. Our products are designed to bring energy savings and reduce the environmental impact of machinery and systems. Our solutions are used in commercial, industrial and residential applications.
Around 80% of sales are from exports, through an extensive sales and customer support network. Specifically, we have operations in the Americas (North, Central and South), Asia Pacific, Africa and Europe; we have 21 subsidiaries and 7 production sites, in addition to partners and distributors in further 75 countries.
CAREL headquarters are located in Brugine, near Venice (Italy), cover an area of more than 17,000 m2 and host about 600 employees.
Out of the Group’s more than 1.300 staff, 13.1% are employed in Research & Development, a number that reaches almost 25% when considering the designers and technical personnel working at our Italian headquarters.
Moreover, 45% of all our employees are university graduates, with an average age of 38, confirming our continuous investments in human resources, above all young people, going against the norm both nationally and internationally.
Founded in 1973, CAREL has consolidated sales of 255,449 million euros (10.6% more than in 2016). A total of 5.7% of consolidated sales is reinvested in Research & Development, and a further 4% is regularly invested in production process technology, so as to ensure ongoing improvement and growth*.
*All data refer to year 2017.