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WRAS Certificate for Calpeda

WRAS Certificate for Calpeda

WRAS is the Water Regulations Advisory Service that assesses products for their suitability for use with potable water in the UK. We have gained approval for the MXH range of pumps: MXH/MXHM 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 e 48 with threaded connections and flanged connections where available. This certificate will make our products easier to sell on potable water applications in the UK, as WRAS approval is widely recognised by water authority inspectors...

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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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Calpeda Korea: go SSABI!

Calpeda Korea: go SSABI!

Combine a sport that has a growing level of interest and participation with the right structures to let this passion develop and the result is a boom! This is the case with Mixed Martial Arts in South Korea. The Road FC Federation supports the fighters at all levels, even beginners, and looks after the safety and management structures, providing the best competitive atmosphere. Thanks to monthly events, even overseas athletes want to take...

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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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A GXR pump functioning at an altitude of 4000 metres

A GXR pump functioning at an altitude of 4000 metres

The technology of Calpeda pumps has reached a small mountain community in Bolivia, a small village positioned 4000 metres above sea level, distant in time and space. With the help of a former employee, Calpeda was able to provide a GXRM13 pump that transformed a muddy and unusable open space into a liveable and comfortable environment.   The gratitude coming from Father Topio’s mission is great. “The pump, which starts working when...

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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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Calpeda, a reference point in Assopompe

Calpeda, a reference point in Assopompe

A technical committee with the aim of following developments in standards and European directives has been created in Assopompe. The goal of the committee is to try and reduce the load that weighs on each individual company, and for Europump and the appropriate headquarters to support the needs of Italian pump producers as one. References for each subject were selected to form part of this committee and Calpeda, represented by its engineers...

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Calpeda chosen by Walton Hi-Tech

Calpeda chosen by Walton Hi-Tech

Another important partnership for Calpeda that has recently supplied several pumps to Walton Hi.Tech Industries Ltd. The company is the one and the only manufacturer of multi-staged refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner, television and motorcycle technology in Bangladesh and is one of the leading manufacturing plants in South Asia.  

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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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Technology and quality

Technology and quality

Showing practical cases in which a product is applied, is definitely a very eloquent way of revealing its characteristics. And it brings us great satisfaction to see how important companies, that achieve high levels of quality, choose us for their projects. This is the case of the Korean Daelim Boiler Co., Ltd. Established in the 70s, it quickly became a leader in the field of industrial boilers and since then it has been recognized for...

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A Training Center inaugurated by Pumpa

A Training Center inaugurated by Pumpa

Our distributor for the Czech Republic “Pumpa” inaugurated in September the Training Center of Brno. It is a space that combines commercial purposes with educational and informative ones. The center, in fact, is equipped with classrooms and laboratories where courses and seminars are held on thermohydraulic topics dedicated to internal employees, customers, and students. The Training Center is therefore not only an important tool for...

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Calpeda pumps take part in a big project

Calpeda pumps take part in a big project

Square Pharmaceuticals is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh and is now on its way of becoming a high performance global player. Calpeda pumps are used in the chiller system for its new production unit that will be built to manufacture three types of products — solid doses form, large volume parenteral and special products, such as anticancer drugs. The 32.000m² solid dose facility will have 16 primary and...

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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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European directive on circulators

European directive on circulators

As a part of the European Community project for the reduction of energy consumption, Europump published the new legislation for the eco-compatible design of circulators. Calpeda has already adapted by introducing its own series of high energy saving products. Attached below is the European Directive. EFF_CIRCULATORS

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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 World Swimming Championships

The World Swimming Championships

Also Calpeda is protagonist at the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships that are currently being held in Barcelona. Calpeda, in fact, has supplied pumps for Myrtha Pools, the company that constructed the pools for the World Championships. Good luck to the athletes and may the viewers enjoy!

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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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Team building in the jungle!

Team building in the jungle!

Batam Island, Indonesia. This was the location that Calpeda Asia chose for a short “team building” trip from 22th to 24th of June . The objectives of the initiative were:  to give the staff the opportunity of getting to know each other better, and to strengthen team spirit. After walking for a couple of hours in the jungle, the group reached the campsite, they built their tents for the night, cooked dinner and breakfast, and...

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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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Since 1997 Calpeda Pumpen Vertrieb

Since 1997 Calpeda Pumpen Vertrieb

Calpeda Pumpen Vertrieb GmbH was started in March 1997 to serve the german market. After starting in a small office with three persons in total, the company achieved a good position and a very good reputation in the german market. Nowadays there is approximately 2000 square meters of warehouse and workshop floor in use and a staff of more than 20 people having long term experience in pumps and pump applications serves in an office space of...

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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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A new heating technology

A new heating technology

Putting themselves at the service of research and contributing to technological innovation is a characteristic that is in the DNA of Calpeda. From this the recent collaboration with CNR Florence has come about. Francesco Meneguzzo, researcher at the Biometeorology Institute, chose to refer to Calpeda to develop his innovation. The pumps used have the Calpeda plate and Calpeda also gave the technical support, know how, data and information,...

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The Calpeda pumps in Eritrea

The Calpeda pumps in Eritrea

The Calpeda pumps arrived in Eritrea, in the region of Anseba. Volunteers from the Italian  association “Il Tucul” are working for the water supply in the villages of Hamedei and Gizga. For Hamedei the new aqueduct has already been completed and the system is serving many families, that were forced to walk for more than 4 km to fetch water. Even Gizga, where the inhabitants were forced to cover about 15 kilometers to the drinking...

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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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SAP Goes Live in the UK

SAP Goes Live in the UK

Calpeda Limited, a subsidiary of Calpeda S.p.A and member of the Calpeda Group, it is responsible for the sales, service and distribution of all Calpeda products throughout the UK and Ireland. The company operates from two sites in the UK, its HQ in Bicester, Oxfordshire and its regional sales office in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Ireland is covered through its subsidiary operation Calpeda Pumps Ireland Limited located in Dublin. 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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