A long journey of advances, progress and expansion
We have come a long way since our founding in 1956, a path of continuous progress, improvement, evolution and expansion, which has led us to achieve remarkable successes, international renewal and, above all, the satisfaction of our customers.
These are some of the most remarkable milestones throughout our history:
Sanz Clima acquires North-American company Kenway Engineering, Inc, located in Fairmont (Minnesota)
Sanz Clima Poland moves to larger facilities to cover the increase in production volume.
The European Union grants Sanz Clima the seal of excellence for its innovative Sanz Telematic project, which allows the air conditioning system to be connected to the could in real-time, offering remote management and diagnosis by the fleets.
Sanz Clima adapts manufacturing processes to VDA standards, reinforcing quality and reliability for all products and services.
Sanz Clima reaches an agreement with the partner-manager ahead of Dreiha company and becomes part of the Sanz Clima business unit.
Sanz Clima was awarded as the supplier for the heating system in the new generation of MAN City Buses.
Sanz Clima Mexico: Establishment of the Mexican subsidiary, supporting local customers and laying the foundations for future manufacturing.
Sanz Clima Russia: At the end of the year we formed the Russian society, 100% ours. We rent part of the facilities of a collaborator in Nizhni Novgorod (Thermal) to store product.
Name changes from Pedro Sanz Clima to Sanz Clima.
We reinforced our presence in Russia by hiring new local employees to strengthen the activity in the Russian market.
Sanz Clima develops the new Radal GR7 convector, becoming a new heating system that combines convection with radiation. The Radal has a very good acceptance at the Belgium Fair. The product guarantees more thermal comfort for the passengers.
Sanz Clima experiences a rapid growth in the industry, obtaining a 115% growth in sales from 2003 to 2008. This growth allows the company to diversify risk by approaching new potential customers outside of Spain.
Digital revolution at Sanz Clima, AS400 changed to Dynamics AX (Microsoft).
Design, manufacture and assembly of air conditioning equipment for locomotives of Renfe model 309 and 321
Sanz Clima opens a new factory in Poland
Improvement and expansion of Sanz Clima range of products, increasing the scope to convectors, anti-fog, pipes, radiators and air conditioning replacement. Cut-cost strategies to optimize benefits and offering the best quality in products and services. Aluminum as core-material in manufacturing.
Design and manufacturing of refrigeration equipment for Talgo 350 High Speed AVE trains, which would connect Madrid and Barcelona.
Sanz Clima starts its internationalization by opening a new production plant in Caxias do Sul (Brazil).
Design, manufacture and assembly of air conditioning equipment for locomotives of Renfe model 310 and 311
We constitute a Joint-Venture THERMAL-ITF S.L. for the development, manufacture and marketing of vehicle heating and air conditioning installations.
Design, manufacture and assembly of air conditioning equipment for locomotives of Renfe model 269.
Series assembly of the Eberspächer D5w water preheater in the new Pegaso Troner. For the first time in Europe, a truck with a water preheater comes out from the factory so that the driver can sleep in the cabin.
The air conditioning activity is segregated from the rest of the activities of the Pedro Sanz group and ITF is constituted, dedicated to the manufacture of heating and air conditioning for coaches, trains and machinery.