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History 2018-09-21T08:13:47+00:00
1949
Paolo Cavagna founded the Cavagna Group.
1963
The company reached a predominant place among the world’s manufacturers of LPG valves and regulators.
1964
The Group founded O.ME.CA.
1970
The Group founded RECA.
1978
The Cavagna Group signed a partnership agreement with CONGRIF, a Venezuelan gas valve and pressure regulator manufacturer. This is how the Cavagna Group’s global expansion plan began.
1981
The Group created CORI ENGINEERING.
1984
The Group founded CAVIMATIC.
1993
The Group took over PERGOLA.
1997
The Cavagna Group took over its historical British competitor Calor gas Engineering Ltd.
2001
The Cavagna Group took over the company branch of OMB LPG cylinder valve and OARA.
2003
The Cavagna Group took over Kosan Teknova in Denmark, the original inventor of the compact Kosan and Kosanova LPG cylinder valve and regulator.
2003
The Group strengthened its international presence in Asia through a joint venture in Bangkok with the Thai company SVMetals Ltd.
2005
The Group extended its activities in the Far East by setting up its own manufacturing plant for LPG and natural gas regulators in Zhongshan China.
2009
The Cavagna Group signed a partnership agreement with Mesura SA, a French company devoted to natural gas regulators and metering stations.
2010
The Group took over CEMCO in Chile, a former competitor in the field of LPG valves and pressure regulators.
2011
Thailand : The Group completely took over the Thai SVMetals joint venture, now renamed Cavagna Group Asia Ltd.
2012
The Group strengthened its presence in the natural gas market by completely taking over MESURA SA and the Mesura joint venture in Tunisia.
2013
The Cavagna Group bought a stake in Bigas International Autogas Systems.
2014
The Group strengthened its international presence in Asia through a joint venture in Mumbai, India. Mesura Nirmal Gas Control is specialized in the manufacture of Natural Gas regulators for residential, commercial and Industrial use.
2014
Established in 2014 and headquartered in Breaston, Derbyshire (UK), Greengear Global Ltd. is a company in the Cavagna Group that specifically deals with the manufacturing, marketing and promotion of Greengear-branded products and ENERKIT technologies.
2015
Cavagna Group finalized the acquisition of 100% of Bigas’ shares, having already held 45%, which is specialized in the production of fuel system technologies for LPG and CNG engines.
2015
In November 2015 The Cavagna Group has finalized the purchase of the Gas Equipment Factory’s assets from Afrox, the South African subsidiary of The Linde Group. With this acquisition, the Cavagna Group has acquired a range of products to complete its own line of industrial regulators; at the same time, it can now also include high-tech pressure reducing valves for medical gases.
2016
In November 2016 The Cavagna Group has finalized the acquisition of a business line of LPG valves and regulators by purchasing DVR’s assets, a Turkish privately owned company based in Istanbul (Turkey), part of the ALTEK GROUP. Through the acquisition, Cavagna Group enlarged the LPG business platform to further expand its global business and strengthen the operation services.
2016
In December 2016 The Group completed the takeover of the assets of the Italian STF Gas, based in Vernate (Milan). STF Gas engineers and manufactures since 1979 medium and high pressure Natural Gas regulators and Natural Gas regulating skids. This takeover marks another step along the Group’s path towards widening its range of products and services in the natural gas industry.
2018
In July 2018 the Group completed the takeover of the assets of the Italian Qgas, a company operating in the production of diaphragm meters and systems for measuring and monitoring natural gas and LPG. This takeover marks another step along the Group’s path towards a full range of integrated solutions for the gas industry.