Centrifugal and axial industrial fans
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HISTORY

Our history

With over one hundred years of experience, Marelli Ventilazione is today, as in the past, one of the most prestigious firms in the industrial sector, offering a full range of low , medium and high pressure centrifugal fans as well as a range of axial fans and Heavy Duty.

1891
ercole marelli

FOUNDATION

Ercole Marelli is an Italian engineering and metalworking company, founded in 1891 by the homonym businessman 1891. When it was just born the company used to produce electro mechanic devices, five years later also the air agitators, today's fans.

1900
1900

On February 28 th 1900 it becomes a limited partnership (S.A.S.).

1905
1905

PRODUCTION IS EXPANDING

In December 1905 it opened a new factory in Sesto S Giovanni (MI) producing small electric motors, centrifugal electro-pumps, fans and transformers.

1906
1906

Between 1906 and 1911, the number of the employees increased from 500 to 1500.

1920
1920

"Ercole Marelli" becomes a joint-stock limited company.

1922
1930

The company is inherited by Fermo Marelli, Ercole Marelli's son.

1930
trasformatore

In the 30's it was strongly enhanced the production of heavy machinery such as generators and transformers, command systems for rolling mills for the main producers of steel in the world, propulsion machinery for ships and equipment for trains, electric pumps for water supply and drainage works, small fans, medium and large. Before the Second World War, employees were over 5000 people.

1960
1960

During the 60's the Ercole Marelli exports high-power locomotives for the railways of Chile and diesel – electric locomotives for the railways of Argentina reaching the top of the employment with 7100 employees. The accomplishments of the company are present in many works for the mass transport such as traction drives for the Milan metro and later it becomes the first Italian company to offer the power drives for chopper locomotive.

1981
tosetti giorgio

Starting from 1968, following a renovation which was necessary to face the falling prices in the electromechanical field, "Ercole Marelli" was placed in liquidation and in March 1981 by MARELLI VENTILAZIONE S.R.L.

2015
2016

Important projects in the “Heavy Duty” industry are leading Marelli Ventilazione to the expansion of the product range and to the enlargement with new offices in the faraway continent of India.

2016
tosetti brothers

Concomitantly with the anniversary of the 125 years passed since the foundation of the company, Tosetti brothers, Christian and Moira, convinced of the potential that the company and the staff have, they decide to invest in technology and human resources, making a fundamental change in the corporate structure by acquiring 100% of the shares.