The new Carel Group plant has been inaugurated on July 16, in the Suzhou area, one of the most innovative and important technological districts in China. The cutting of the ribbon was attended by the company’s founders Luigi Nalini and Luigi Rossi Luciani and Group CEO Francesco Nalini, representatives of Suzhou New District, Wang Mo, Huang Feng and Simon Xie, and the Italian Consul in Shanghai Michele Cecchi, who opened the ceremony.
Other officials attending the inauguration were the president of the Chinese Association of Refrigeration Jin Jiawei and representatives of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China, Lorenzo Riccardi and Emanuela Vizzaro, as well as the two CAREL managers directly involved in the development of the new plant: Alberto Catullo, CEO North APAC and Luciano Marzaro, Managing Director CAREL China.
The new plant at the CAREL Electronic Suzhou subsidiary, established in 2005, has been created with the aim of strengthening production for the Chinese market. In the more than 15,000 square metres of the new complex, a significant area will be dedicated to R&D, the true excellence of CAREL Electronic Suzhou, which through its innovative laboratory will focus on the development of new technologies.
“When we built the first plant in 2005, we were convinced of the importance of investing in this market,” commented Francesco Nalini, CAREL Group CEO during the ceremony. “Today, the inauguration of the new production plant confirms that we made the right decision in the past, and opens up great prospects for the future. This new site symbolises our dedication and continuous commitment to creating a centre of excellence in China.”