1973 CAREL founded in the province of Padova
1975 CAREL starts manufacturing steam humidifiers
1981 design and production of a microprocessor controller for precision air-conditioners in computer rooms
1984 CAREL creates the first monitoring system for air-conditioning units
1985 design and production of programmable controllers for air-conditioning
1988 design and production of controllers for refrigeration
1989 new programmable electronic board developed, complete with CAREL proprietary programming tools (EasyTools)
1991 CAREL introduces serial communication on its entire range of controllers
1992 the first subsidiary, CAREL France, established in Lyon
1994 CAREL receives ISO 9001 certification
1996 the German subsidiary CAREL DEUTSCHLAND established
1998 CAREL UK and CAREL Sud America are founded
2000 the CAREL Group reaches sales of 55 million euro CAREL China established
2001 CAREL Australia and CAREL USA founded ksa.carel.com, the web site wit h services for users of CAREL software products, goes on-line
2002 CAREL updates its quality system to the new ISO 9001:2000 standard
2003 CAREL adopts the ORACLE ERP system
2004 CAREL Centre for Experimental Thermodynamics founded, dealing, among other tings, with the experimentation of control techniques for refrigeration appliances, with special focus on new technologies.
2005 CAREL starts production at the new facilities in Suzhou (around 100 km from Shanghai).
2006 CAREL Company of excellence, among the first one hundred companies of excellence in Italy. This recognition adds to the prestigious special mention in the 2006 F.I.O.R.E. prize (Farnell InOne RoHS Elected), in the RoHS compliant manufacturing technology category, and the Innovation Award as part of the Quality in Development Prize promoted by the Rotary Club, Unindustria Padova, the Chamber of Commerce, Ucid (the Christian Business Union), and the Order of Accountants
2007 CAREL Ibérica was founded
2008 CAREL won the Mediobanca 2008 Prize awarded to the most dynamic businesses that stand out for high growth and good profitability.
CAREL India, CAREL South Africa and RemoteValue established.
2009 Corporate restructuring of the CAREL Group, with operational, industrial and commercial functions passing to a new company: CAREL INDUSTRIES S.r.l., controlled by CAREL S.p.A.
New CAREL office in Russia.
CAREL won the Marco Polo 2009 prize, awarded by the Veneto region Unioncamere, as the company that showed the highest level of commitment and the most significant results in foreign trade in 2008.
At the 2009 China Awards, CAREL won the prize in the “Creators of Value” category (electronics sector), as the company that achieved best performance with China in 2008.
2010 New manufacturing plant in Brazil
2011 Special Mention in “Business Innovation Prize” (IxI - Imprese x l'Innovazione), established by Confindustria (the main Italian organisation representing manufacturing and services companies) in collaboration with APQI (Italian Quality Awards Association).
CAREL has been valued positively after an accurate analysis of the performances of its organizational and strategic model, specifically oriented to the company growth through innovation.
2012 Carel Industries S.r.l. changes its equity from quotes to share and therefore its new legal name is CAREL INDUSTRIES S.p.A.