Hispacold, a Seville-based manufacturer of HVAC systems for buses, coaches, and railway vehicles, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with an institutional event attended by important figures from the world of politics, business and the passenger transport sector. Attendees of this commemorative event included First Deputy Mayor of Seville Carmen Castreño, IDEA Agency General Manager Julio Coca, and Hispacold President Juan Carlos Cantalapiedra.
This open house day was organized to show visitors the more than 10,000 m2 of the company’s factory that uses Lean methodology for demand-based supply and production, optimizing the added value of its products with competitive quality and high levels of flexibility. The facilities were recently expanded with a new logistics center attached to the factory and the acquisition of adjacent land.
Since it was founded, Hispacold has been committed to innovation and developing its own technology in partnership with universities and technology centers, which has placed it among the leading companies in its sector worldwide with pioneering products like the efficient ecoice compressor and HVAC systems, brushless motors, its complete range of control panels, and the eco3 air purifier. With a staff of nearly 200 employees, the company closed 2017 with €37.8 M in sales revenue and expects to reach €42 M in 2018, with exports accounting for more than 50%.