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The Fermi students return to Calpeda

The Fermi students return to Calpeda

Students from the Fermi Industrial Technical Institute of Bassano had already visited the company and, given the positive effects, the institute decided to repeat the experience and offer other classes the opportunity to become more familiar with the Calpeda production reality.  As a result, in just one month, the company opened its doors first to two classes specializing in energy and then to another two classes specializing in...

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International subsidiaries: a general meeting to discuss strategy and objectives

International subsidiaries: a general meeting to discuss strategy and objectives

We are always connected to each other and there is no corner of the world that can be truly distant.  Yet it is always stimulating to meet in person and compare experiences.  This is what happened on 22 March when, at the end of the week dedicated to Mostra Convegno Expocomfort, Calpeda welcomed managers of its many international subsidiaries for a general meeting, during which the strategy and objectives of the following year were...

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Calpeda Malaysia at Asia Water 2014

Calpeda Malaysia at Asia Water 2014

Asia Water 2014 came to a successful close, and the appointment for the next edition has already been made:  6-8 April 2016 in Kuala Lumpur. Here are some photos of Calpeda Malaysia at this year’s...

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Calpeda at MCE 2014

Calpeda at MCE 2014

The MCE –Mostra Convegno Expocomfort ended just last week and the results that came from the Fair in Milan are more than positive. More than 2,000 exhibitors, of whom 43% from abroad, and 156,000 trade visitors.  The event was an international showcase for the most sophisticated technologies in the field of residential and industrial installations, air-conditioning, and renewable energy, and it was also the most unique opportunity for...

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Asia Water 2014

Asia Water 2014

Calpeda Malaysia will take part to Asia Water Exhibition 2014. The event, the main in Asia for the water industry, will be held from March 19th to 21th in the Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur. The exhibition is an important showcase for new trends and cutting-edge technologies from all around the world. Asia Water...

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Rossi High School: guided visit in Calpeda

Rossi High School: guided visit in Calpeda

How can we help young people build a professional future? If the market increases its demand for prepared and specialised figures, schools and companies must join forces and collaborate in order to give young people the chance to express all their potential. Calpeda has a strong belief in this idea, and is always available whenever the possibility arises, as occurred on 20 February when two classes from the Rossi High School in Vicenza were...

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It’s a matter of how one works

It’s a matter of how one works

When naming the Lean method you immediately think of waste elimination. It is not only this, however.  Process optimization is the result of a productive and slimline technical approach that focuses on skill, flexibility, cooperation, responsibility and promotion of the person.  It means an organization where decisions are shared and not just imposed. These have always been the characteristics of Calpeda, so when it was decided to hold a...

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Productivity rhymes with technology

Productivity rhymes with technology

A new and important piece of plant was recently installed in the pump shaft machining department. It is a new island, which contains a vertical lathe with 2 spindles, 3 tool posts, and two robots for material feed and removal. By using three tools simultaneously, processing times can be notably reduced; in addition, robotisation for the component supply and removal operations allows the operator to concentrate on product quality on both...

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Calpeda at Juventus Stadium

Calpeda at Juventus Stadium

Calpeda is on the home page of the Juventus Web site. Engineer Francesco Zio and our agent for Piedmont Carlo Montini took part in the Business Speed Date held on 30 January in Juventus Stadium; the aim of the initiative was to give companies the chance to meet, exchange ideas and lay the bases for future collaborations.  90 companies took part in the initiative, and more than 1,600 one-to-one meetings were...

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Dhaka International Exhibition 2014

Dhaka International Exhibition 2014

Calpeda will partecipate in Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition that will take place in Bangladesh from February 12th to February 15Th. The Exhibition will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. http://www.bangla-expo.com/DTG/

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At the forefront of an exchange between the working world and schools

At the forefront of an exchange between the working world and schools

Calpeda once again is at the forefront of an exchange between the working world and schools. Two third year classes from the Zanella Junior High School in Arzignano visited the company recently. The students were accompanied by teachers who welcomed this opportunity as part of their school careers programme. The pupils, in fact, will soon have to select the High School they want to attend, an important step for their professional future. At...

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Twelfth Night 2014

Twelfth Night 2014

The lights come on and the gifts suddenly appear in the room…  It’s only when the children arrive although, that the celebration begins and the room fills with warmth and joy.  Sure enough, what can warm a heart more than the enthusiasm of a child? As our tradition, on January the 6th, gifts have been presented to the children and grandchildren of employees: a pleasant social occasion based on the feeling of belonging to one...

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Merry Christmas and happy 2014!

Merry Christmas and happy 2014!

We would like to wish to everyone in the Calpeda world many moments of joy and sharing to spend with loved ones.

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Stage Fidelity 2013

Stage Fidelity 2013

On Saturday 23 November, a good day was had by all at the Trissino CFP Professional Training Centre (Centro Formazione Professionale) thanks to collaboration between schools and businesses. In addition to prizes for merit awarded to the most deserving students, the Stage Fidelity internship award went to five local mechanical companies that have worked closest with the Training Centre in recent years. And Calpeda was one of them. While this...

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Interclima 2013

Interclima 2013

CALPEDA attended BATIMAT – INTERCLIMA + ELEC and IDEOBAIN exhibition which took place from November 4 to 8, 2013 in PARIS Nord Villepinte, France. This fair became the first world exhibition for construction and it was the occasion for CALPEDA to present its new range of circulators heating, hot water, air conditioning and refrigeration according to EU 622/2012 and the development of its products for industry, waste water, swimming...

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Assistance and advice…

Assistance and advice…

At Calpeda we have always had a close relationship with our clients, from providing advice on product selection through to after sales assistance. In the case of service and repairs, in addition to our specialist department here at our Motorso headquarters, we have many authorised service centres, manned by professional, which can be contacted for technical support. (http://it.calpeda.com/distribuzione-assistenza). There is however some...

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Farewell, Signora

Farewell, Signora

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our beloved “Signora” Licia Mettifogo, president of Calpeda group. A reference point for all of us, she led with integrity, tenacity and foresight the company, bringing it to its current levels. The values that had guided her actions can be felt in every department and at every level of the organisation. These are the values that will continue to keep her memory alive, with...

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Sahara International 2013

Sahara International 2013

The 26th Sahara International took place in the Cairo conference centre hall from the 23rd – 26th September. This is the largest agricultural exhibition for Africa and middle East. Attached some photos from our distributor El Shark with which, for over thirty years, there is a fruitful relationship of great cooperation and mutual trust. A partnership that has led Calpeda to establish itself as a leader in the Egyptian...

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The NR range of pumps in continual evolution

The NR range of pumps in continual evolution

The new NR-NR4 40/160 and NR-NR4 40/200 machines are available in the NR range of pumps; these new machines complete the family of pumps in the NR-NR4 line that have DN40 diameter ports. The NR-NR4 40/160 and 40/200 pumps have the following characteristics: Compactness: the pumps have a compact construction that allows the product to be installed even in reduced space. Protection net: an innovative (patented) protection net that prevents...

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The genius of our customers!

The genius of our customers!

The photo comes from Ravenna and shows a Calpeda pump assembled on, none other than, a skateboard. Probably, the owner decided to make it portable in order to have it always with him… The magic and the genius of our customers!

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A symbol of high precision and quality

A symbol of high precision and quality

When, for the calibration of some measuring tools, you happen to get the founder of the vernier in your hands, your mind goes back in time and revives strong emotions. In the metrology lab, a room at a constant temperature, you find the high precision tools for measurement control to ensure the conformity of the product throughout the production process. In a particular drawer, a special vernier is kept, bought in 1967 by the founder of the...

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Expo National Ferretera 2013

Expo National Ferretera 2013

The date for the 25th edition of Expo National Ferretera in Guadalajara, Mexico, is from August 29 to 31. This is one of the most important events of the country in the field with more than 50 thousand square meters dedicated to exhibitors. Calpeda will be present with its own...

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The programme for safety is relentless

The programme for safety is relentless

The first aid team has enlarged; there are four new recruits which now means it comprises 16 people. The training consisted of a 12 hour course for the new people and a 4 hour up dating for the others. This all concluded with the awarding of diplomas. Moreover, recently work is being done to have a new infirmary. The new premises are next to the changing rooms to make it easily accessible for the working staff. The emergency team also...

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The new range of Calpeda circulating pumps

The new range of Calpeda circulating pumps

The passing of the new regulations L 622/2012, concerning energy saving in the designing of circulating pumps, has brought about a drastic change in the manufacturing technology of circulating pumps. For Calpeda the new regulations presented an opportunity to introduce a new series of high energy saving products that cover all the applications and requirements of the market. The products can be divided into three groups according to the...

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Students at work in Calpeda

Students at work in Calpeda

School and the world of work: two ambits that are often brought close together to underline the distance between them, but this time they are the protagonists of a consolidated collaboration. It is in fact a custom for Calpeda, during the summertime, to employ some young adults on regular short-term contracts as long as they are attending a course of study for further education or university. In this way the students have the possibility to...

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New pressure switches with the key!

New pressure switches with the key!

Innovation, attention to detail and personalization. With this premise as a basis for their specific needs, Calpeda has developed its own range of PMAT pressure switches for water installations. The new devices, available from July, are completely made in Italy and just from the outside they differ for their exclusive design and for the cap in the typical Calpeda colour. As for what regards the technical features, they are equipped with...

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Project Lebanon 2013

Project Lebanon 2013

Very positive result for Calpeda’s participation at the exibition “Project Lebanon 2013”, held in Beirut from 4 to 7 June. Many were the visitors at our distributor’s booth Ayanian, with great interest, from both buyers and engineers, for the whole Calpeda’s product range.      

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Welcome Mya!

Welcome Mya!

Welcome Mya and congratulations to the parents Marco and Greta… and to the grandfather Enzo!

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Calpeda awarded by Confindustria

Calpeda awarded by Confindustria

More than a thousand entrepreneurs were present at the Confindustria general meeting in Vicenza last June 10th to confirm the will and importance of remaining connected to the territory, to defend the patrimony of professional competence and culture of work, which has been done over the years, generation to generation. The meeting was also an opportunity to celebrate the companies that have been enrolled in the Association for 50 years and...

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Trout fishing competition!

Trout fishing competition!

Also this year, despite the adverse weather conditions, the customary  trout fishing competition for employees, ex employees and relatives took place at the small Lobia 2000 Lake. It was a beautiful day for participation and fun. There were 28 competitors who in 4 heats competed for 65kg of freed fish and a total of 238 catches. The female participation was also important, they demonstrated to number in their ranks some skilled fishers...

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Quality, environment and safety

Quality, environment and safety

Proof of excellence, this is how the integrated Certification that the Zardo foundry, a company in the Calpeda group, has obtained for quality, environment and safety could be defined. For each of these three areas Zardo meets the requirements requested by the norms laid out in: ISO 9001 for quality, ISO 14001 for the environment and BS OHSAS 18001 for safety. This goal is the result of company policy characterised by a global vision that...

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Aqua Therm 2013

Aqua Therm 2013

The 15th edition of Aqua Therm, the leading event in the field of heating and plumbing in Ukraine, was held in Kiev from May 14th to 17th. Even thought the difficult moment in the Ukrainian market, also due to the unstable political situation, the partecipation of Calpeda at the event was positive. Here are some pictures from Calpeda’s stand that attracted the interest of many...

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Innovation in the winding department

Innovation in the winding department

The push for innovation, that in recent times has brought new production facilities into more than one department, has also involved the motor windings department. The need to increase the productivity of high-series motors (M63 M71 M80) has led to the creation of a robotized island for assembling, turning and connecting motor boxes. An operator is responsible for managing the loading-unloading, overseeing the transfer process and the...

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Taipei Exhibition 2013

Taipei Exhibition 2013

Calpeda took part at Taipei Exhibition of Refrigeration, Air-Condition, Electrical & Water Supply Equipment from March 20-23th. Here are some pictures from Calpeda’s stand that has attracted the interest of many visitors.      

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One machine and five generations…

One machine and five generations…

Every year on 27th February, Calpeda celebrates a Mass in memory of its founder Vinicio Mettifogo. For this occasion retired former employees come back to the company, they meet with colleagues with whom they spent many working years, look in wonder at the latest technology of the new plants and they linger with nostalgia in front of the machine they used for many years. This year, for example, around the parallel lathe in the tooling...

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A new project awarded by the Region

A new project awarded by the Region

A research project supported by the Region, “To create an instrument which will accurately forecast foundry defects”: This is the objective of the project within the programme of “regional competitiveness and employment” that started a year ago. In order to limit its losses, the Zardo SpA foundry (a member of the Capleda Group) already has in place careful controls at the metalworking phase. With this new research work a further...

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Hvacr Expo & Conference

Hvacr Expo & Conference

Calpeda took part in the 20th edition of Hvacr Expo & Conference that was held in Karachi, Pakistan, from 1 to 3 March. The event was dedicated to the latest in air conditioning, heating, refrigeration and ventilation. Here are some pictures from Calpeda’s stand.    

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Acrex India 2013

Acrex India 2013

Here are the images of Calpeda’s stand at the 14th edition of ACREX India, held from 7th to 9th March at Mumbai. The theme ”Dedicated to an eco-friendly environment” offered a perfect platform for Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and allied Building Services such as Electrical, Lighting, Plumbing and Water Treatment to showcase technologically innovative, Environmental Friendly & Energy saving products to meet the ever...

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ISH exhibition in Frankfurt

ISH exhibition in Frankfurt

Calpeda exhibits at ISH exhibition in Frankfurt, from the 12th to the 16th of March, at Pavillon 9.1 Stand C 69. This is a world’s leading trade fair for Bathroom Experience, Building, Energy, Air-conditioning Technology, Renewable Energies.

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The evolution continues

The evolution continues

More news from the impeller division. The necessity to replace our existing balancing machine for the large series impellers was the trigger for further technology enhancement.. A new completely automated line, with balancing and marking performed by an automated robot, has recently been installed. The balancing of rotating parts for a pump is one of the most important features for performance, noise reduction and above pump longevity. For...

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MotAIE: a project awarded by the Region

MotAIE: a project awarded by the Region

Calpeda has just recently concluded its programme for innovative technology supported by the Region “ Veneto, a Region for Europe”. The project presented by Calpeda has demonstrated to have all the necessary prerequisites required to access the financing that partially covers its expenses. Investment on research, in both financial terms and in human resources, has always been a constant in the company. In the same way, also the...

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Dhaka International Exhibition

Dhaka International Exhibition

Calpeda partecipated in Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition held in Bangladesh from January 31th to February 3Th. Here are the images of Calpeda’s stand at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.      

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A new sector specific division dedicated to electric submersible pump

A new sector specific division dedicated to electric submersible pump

The New Year starts with news that the structure of the Calpeda group is changing: we are to merge our Mettifogo Pompe and Subteck divisions. Both companies, in common, produce submersible pumps so there is a lot of strategic sense in the merger. In particular, Mettifogo pompe designs and manufactures 4” and 6” submersible bore-hole pumps whilst Subtek concentrates on specialist applications such as sea water, mining, de-watering and...

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Myanmar Exhibition 2013

Myanmar Exhibition 2013

Calpeda participated in Myanmar Exhibition, the international trade exhibition on manufacturing equipment, components and engineering technology covering all field of industries. The exhibition was held from 16 to 18 January 2013 in Yangon.        

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News from the Impeller Department

News from the Impeller Department

One of our most productive workstations which is dedicated to the machining of Impellers for our larger pump ranges, which already features an auto product transfer and broacing facility, has undergone a complete re-evaluation and update radically enhancing it’s operational capabilities. The addition of a new hi-tech robotica and the optimization of the original layout, as well as being more ergonomic and safer for the operatives, have...

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Merry Christmas and happy 2013!

Merry Christmas and happy 2013!

It’s the end of the year, time for budgets and for future projects. It is so for individuals but also for companies. Despite the general uncertain economic climate, for Calpeda 2012 has been a positive year. With hard work and responsibility we have achieved our objectives. All together – clients, sales people, employees, and owners – we have managed to give efficient answers on all fronts. We have invested in training and...

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A new pump for swimming pool

A new pump for swimming pool

The new MPCM 71/A pump is a further development in the MPC swimming pool pump series. The new model differs from the original MPCM71 in that it is even more compact and has a unique operating curve. The pump also has a new motor, with lower current consumption and an integral thermal protector. Like all the pumps in the MPC family, the MPCM 71/A is constructed from the highest quality plastic materials which are corrosion and sand erosion...

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Welcome Anna!

Welcome Anna!

Welcome little Anna and congratulations to the parents Elisa and Andrè!

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FIHAV 2012

FIHAV 2012

Calpeda participated in the 30th edition of the international FIHAV trade fair which took place in Cuba from 4th November to 10th November and which represents one of the most important commercial events on the Cuban economic scene. More than three thousand companies were represented, coming from 62 countries, for which some 18 pavilions were set up over an area of more than 16 thousand square metres. Spain, Italy and Venezuela were the...

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Calpeda in Trieste Next

Calpeda in Trieste Next

Calpeda was invited to participate in ‘Trieste Next’, the European exhibition for innovation and scientific research which for three days transformed Trieste into a real live city of science. There were over 30 thousand visitors, many conferences and workshops all dedicated to applied research and new technology. “The presence of Calpeda at the exhibition of Trieste was not by chance” stated Calpeda’s research and development...

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