Group Profile

Carlo Gavazzi  Ltd. (Malta) is one of the companies of the Carlo Gavazzi Group a diversified, internationally-active industrial group organized in three business units under the umbrella of  a holding company.
It is the function of the holding company to ensure planning and development of the group's business portfolio, to choose a coherent set of strategies and objectives, to monitor their implementation and efficiency of the corresponding management tools and processes, to select the upper-level management, to directly manage corporate finance, controlling, tax planning, management information system, communication and investor relations.
The business units operate separately within the frame work of defined strategies and objectives; they are responsible for research and development, manufacturing, quality assurance, marketing and sales, human resources, logistics, finance and control. Group executives lead their business units as autonomous businessman with strong entrepreneurial drive and full profit and loss and balance sheet responsibility.

Automation Components Business Unit Activities 

Carlo Gavazzi (Malta) forms part of the Automation Components  Business Unit This unit designs and manufactures in its own factories, located in Malta, Italy and in Denmark, electronic and electromechanical control components for the global industrial automation markets. Products (sensors, monitoring relays, timers, solid state relays, electronic motor controllers and fieldbus system) provide automation solutions for machinery, equipment, plants and buildings. Typical customers are original equipment manufacturers of packing machines, plastic-injection moulding machines, conveying and material handling equipment and lifts. Products are marketed across Europe and North America through a network of 16 wholly-owned Carlo Gavazzi sales companies and in other countries by more than 40 independent national distributors.

Carlo Gavazzi  Ltd. (Malta)
- A success story

The local company started operations in 1976 under different owners. At that time operations were limited to the manufacturing of industrial bases for automation components. In 1985 the company started manufacturing solid state relays and three years later (1988). the group of which the local company formed part, was taken over by Carlo Gavazzi Group. This move generated fresh life into the company. In 1995 the company decided to apply for certification of its quality system, and was certified to ISO9002 requirements. During these years, a know how of modern technologies necessary to provide customers with technologically innovative and competitive solutions, in compliance with their requirements and expectations, was developed. In 1998, the company received the "Achievement in Industry Award". In 1999, the company was entrusted with the product management and Research & Development of Solid State Relays and Motor Controllers, benefiting of the know-how which evolved during the years of experience  and the availability of highly-qualified personnel. In February 2001, the company was one of the first companies worldwide to be certified to the ISO9001:2000 quality management systems standard.

- Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Today, the company has grown into an experienced and world-recognized organization capable of fulfilling customer demands in the area of automation components. This is possible through flexible, highly motivated and trained work force who are well aware of the importance of satisfying to the full, the needs of our customer, led by a management team with a modern, forward-looking  management style marking clear leadership and integrity by ensuring that we do what we say. This couples up with state-of-the-art equipment, stringent quality assurance methods and our commitment  to continuous improvement, ensuring 100% customer satisfaction. The company today employs around 250 personnel with well-defined designated responsibilities and objectives.

The company is always looking for new challenges and methods to improve its products and service. This is possible through adaptation of structures and processes to market needs and the delegation of responsibilities. We are also committed to  protect the environment through the continuous improvement of processes and the search for environmental-friendly  materials.

Our principle is to create added value for our customers by identifying and meeting their requirements and establishing long-term partnerships.


Carlo Gavazzi Ltd. (Malta)