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NPE 2018

In May, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at NPE 2018, the plastic machinery industry's premier trade show. The show takes place every three years, and was held in Orlando, Florida. The RG Series solid state relays and contactors, RM1A and RZ3A Series SSRs, energy meters, inductive and capacitive proximity sensors, photoelectric sensors, contactors, MCBs and power supplies and we also showcased two products to be released during 2018: Capacitive Proximity Sensors featuring IO Link, and the NRG SSR Monitoring System.

NPE 2018

Shown in the picture (from left to right): Torben Rochat, Ken Wagner, Bill Ralph, Jon Bach, Matthew Evans, Ross Albu, Fred Shirzadi, Rafal Pabich, Wayne Shaffer and Bill Hamilton

ATX West 2018

In February, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at ATX West in Anaheim, CA. It is the west coast’s premier industrial trade show. Products showcased included our comprehensive range of solid state relays/contactors, proximity, photoelectric and ultrasonic sensors, power supplies, contactors/overloads, miniature circuit protectors, soft starters and energy meters.

ATX West 2018

Shown in the booth picture are: Jon Bach, Rosa Lopez and Fred Shirzadi

AHR 2018

In January, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at AHR 2018, which was held in Chicago, Illinois. On display were our Scroll Compressor Soft Starts, Definite Purpose Contactors, Energy Meters, Solid State Relays, Miniature Circuit Protectors, and our Current-, Voltage-, Phase-Monitoring Relays. The AHR Expo is the premier trade show for the HVAC and Building Automation industries. Next year's show will be in Atlanta, GA.

AHR 2018

Shown in the picture: Jim Dunn and Rafal Pabich

PACK EXPO 2017

CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at Pack Expo Las Vegas, one of North America's premier packaging exhibitions, which was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in late September. Products showcased included our comprehensive range of solid state relays/contactors, proximity, photoelectric and ultrasonic sensors, power supplies, contactors/overloads, miniature circuit protectors, soft starters and energy meters.

PACK EXPO 2017

Shown in the picture (front to back): Jon Bach, Fred Shirzadi, Wayne Shaffer and Rafal Pabich.

2017 North and Central American Sales Conference

Carlo Gavazzi held their North and Central American Sales Conference recently outside of Chicago. The theme was Focus on the Future … and Fast! CARLO GAVAZZI is quickly gearing up with IO Link and IoT. With attendees from Italy, Denmark, Malta, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Canada and the United States, it was a sales conference for the ages! Many of the products discussed at the meeting have either been launched, or will be launched in the coming months, and will bolster Carlo Gavazzi's product portfolio as we Focus on the Future …and Fast!

2017 North and Central American Sales Conference

MINExpo 2016

In late September, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at MINExpo International 2016, which is North America's largest Mining Conference and Exhibition for companies that mine coal, industrial/nonmetallic minerals, precious metals, ferrous/nonferrous metals, sand, gravel or stone. It takes place once every four years. We showcased our DuplineSafe SIL3 Safety Pull Cord Switch Bus (for long distance conveyors of up to three miles), contactors, soft starts, energy meters and sensors.

MINExpo 2016

Shown in the picture are Wayne Shaffer and Jon Bach

IPI Parking Conference and Expo 2016

In mid-May, CARLO GAVAZZI showcased our Parking Guidance and Zone Counting solutions at the International Parking Institute’s Conference and Expo, which was held in Nashville, TN. We also gave a sneak peak into our new End-Of-Lane Parking Guidance Sensors/Indicators, which will be launched later this year.

IPI Parking Conference and Expo 2016

Shown in the booth picture are Mauricio Rosales and Ken Wagner.

NPA Parking Show of Shows 2015

In early September, CARLO GAVAZZI showcased our Parking Guidance and Zone Counting solutions at the National Parking Association’s Conference and Expo, which was held in Miami, FL.

NPA Parking Show of Shows 2015

Shown in the booth picture are Ken Wagner and Mauricio Rosales.

Coal Prep 2015

In April, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at Coal Prep 2015 in Lexington, KY. We showcased our DuplineSafe SIL3 Safety Pull Cord Switch Bus, which is designed for long distance conveyors (up to 3 miles) using standard cable and loop powered safety inputs. The system allows each pull cord switch to have a unique address, allowing for immediate indication of the location of a trip.

Coal Prep 2015

Pictured above: Mauricio Rosales

Grand Prix of Long Beach

In mid-April, CARLO GAVAZZI USA employees and Swiss-Italian corporate board members hosted several VIP guests at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. The guests received a pit crew tour and a garage tour conducted by Sauber F1 Affiliate Driver Simona De Silvestro, and they also watched the Grand Prix race with her.<br> <img src='jpg/LEformula1p1.jpg'><br> Shown above: Simona De Silvestro described what it's like to drive an Indy Race car vs. a Formula One race care during the pit area and garage tour.<br><br> <img src='jpg/LEformula1p2.jpg'><br> Shown above: Simona De Silvestro and Carlo Gavazzi's employees and VIP guests in the pit area on race day at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Grand Prix of Long Beach

Sponsorship of Sauber 1 Affiliate Driver Simona De Silvestro

In early April, CARLO GAVAZZI announced their sponsorship of Sauber F1 Affiliate Driver Simona De Silvestro. She is the only Swiss racer to ever win the prestigious Indy 500 ‘Rookie of the Year’, which was awarded to Simona De Silvestro in 2010.<br><br> Simona returns to Switzerland after eight seasons of racing in the United States. She left for the U.S. when she was just 18 to drive in the Formula BMW USA Series in 2006 and the Atlantic Championship from 2007 to 2009. De Silvestro was the first female in Atlantic Championship Series history to have earned the most wins, pole positions and lead for the most laps in a single season. She spent the last four years in the IndyCar Series, finishing the 2013 season with nine top-10 finishes, including her first podium finish with a second place finish in Houston. In 2014 Simona signed as an affiliate driver with the Sauber Formula One team putting her on track to become the first full-time female driver in Formula One.<br><br> Over the course of 2014, Carlo Gavazzi and Simona De Sivestro will be at the Grand Prix of Long Beach (April 11-13), the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, QC (June 6-8) and the United States Grand Prix in Austin, TX (Oct 31 - Nov 2).

Sponsorship of Sauber 1 Affiliate Driver Simona De Silvestro

Solar Power International 2013

In October, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at Solar Power International, which was held in Chicago, IL.

Solar Power International 2013

Shown (left to right) Wayne Shaffer, Fred Shirzadi, Rafal Pabich, Alessio Costantini and Jon Bach

Intersolar North America 2013

CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at the INTERSOLAR Show in mid July, which was held in San Francisco's Moscone Center. INTERSOLAR is one of the premier shows worldwide for solar energy. Attendees received a demonstration on the Eos-Array and learned why it is one of the hottest products for solar energy monitoring.

Intersolar North America 2013

Pictured (left to right): Dave Bader, Rafal Pabich and Anjan Somadder

West Coast Energy Management Congress

In May, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at the West Coast Energy Management Congress, which was held in Seattle, Washington. The Energy Management Congress is the West Coast's premier Energy, Power and Facility Management trade show for 2012.

West Coast Energy Management Congress

Pictured above: Ken Wagner and Peter Swardstrom

Distributor Advisory Council Meeting

On March 29th, Carlo Gavazzi held their inaugural Distributor Advisory Council Meeting. It was a great opportunity for a diverse group of senior management members, from various types of electrical/automation distributors, to share their thoughts and best practices on how Carlo Gavazzi can enhance their relationship. Carlo Gavazzi's loyal and dedicated group of almost 200 distributors assisted us in achieving our top sales result in our 35 year history in the United States. We look forward to this evolving relationship, as we strive to push our revenues to even higher levels in our 12/13 fiscal year.<br><br>Pictured above: Wayne Shaffer of Carlo Gavazzi, Tim Gerdes of 3E from Iowa, Patrick VanSlambrouck of Industrial Logic from Michigan, Fred Shirzadi of Carlo Gavazzi, Brian Doty of Industrial Conrols Supply from Washington, Burt Schraga of Bell Electric Supply from California, Clay Rohrer of IACI (Airline Hydraulics) from Maryland, David Bader and Jon Bach of Carlo Gavazzi, Doug Johnson of Johnson Electric Supply from Ohio and Conrad Braun of Viking Electric Supply of Minnesota.

Distributor Advisory Council Meeting

GLOBALCON 2012

On March 7th and 8th, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at GLOBALCON 2012, which was held at the Atlantic City Convention Center. GLOBALCON is the East Coast's premier Energy, Power and Facility Management trade show for 2012. The next Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) presented show will take place in Seattle, WA in late May.

GLOBALCON 2012

Pictured above: Ken Wagner

World Energy Engineering Congress 2011

In mid-October, CARLO GAVAZZI exhibited at WEEC, which was held at Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. WEEC is the U.S.'s premier Energy, Power and Facility Management trade show for 2011. Next year's WEEC conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia.

World Energy Engineering Congress 2011

Pictured above: David Bader and Rafal Pabich

Upper Management Visit from CARLO GAVAZZI Automation SpA

On January 24th, Giovanni Bertola, Vice-Chairman of the CARLO GAVAZZI GROUP and Vittorio Rossi, the CEO of the Automation Components Business Unit, visited CARLO GAVAZZI's office in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

Upper Management Visit from CARLO GAVAZZI Automation SpA

Pictured above: Fred Shirzadi, Giovanni Bertola and Vittorio Rossi

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