FROM THE 1970s TO 2000

  • 1970

    Ermanno Casoli founded Elica S.P.A. in Fabriano

  • 1972

    Ermanno Casoli presented the first air extractor in Paris and clinched the first contract with Philips

  • 1978

    The company management was handed to Francesco Casoli, Ermanno's son and current Chairman of Elica

  • 1990

    Francesco Casoli became CEO of Elica S.P.A.

  • 1994

    The plant in Serra San Quirico was opened

  • 1995

    A fire demolished the plant in Fabriano which was rebuilt in just 4 months. Thanks to the company's organisation, no employee lost a day's work or was laid off

  • 1997

    The “Premio d’Arte Ermanno Casoli” was founded

  • 1998

    The plant in Mergo was opened

  • 1999

    Elica received UNI EN ISO 14001 certification


  • 2002

    In Japan, Elica set up ARIAFINA CO.LTD. a joint venture with Fuji, a Japanese industrial leader in the manufacture of extractor hoods, with the aim of distributing quality-design products in the Japanese market

  • 2005

    FIME Polska was founded and in the same year the ARIAFINA showroom was opened in Osaka

  • 2006

    Elica was listed for the first time in the Italian Stock Market. In the same year Elicamex was established which led to the opening of the plant in Queretaro

  • 2007

    The Fondazione Ermanno Casoli was founded

  • 2009

    Elica won the Etica e Impresa award and the Top Employers award, which has been renewed every year since

  • 2010

    Elica PB India Private LTD. was set up and the showroom was inaugurated in Mumbai. The company Zhejiang Putian Electric co. Ltd. , China, was taken over in the same year.

  • 2011

    Elica won the Great Place to Work awards for Italy and Europe, while Elica Polska was certified Top Employers and won the Gazele Biznesu prize

  • 2011

    Elica trading LLC is opened in Moscow and Saint Petersburg 

  • 2012

    Elica won the Premio dei Premi and the Imprese X Innovazione award (confirmed in 2013), the Great Place to Work Italy award and Elica Americas won the Mèrito Empresarial prize

  • 2013

    Elica Polska was winner of the Great Place to Work Polska award

  • 2014

    Elica Polska was certified as Top Employers

  • 2014

    Elica France is established in Paris

  • 2015

    A new office is opened in Barcellona

  • 2015

    Elica enters the world of IOT with Snap, the first Air Quality Balancer