Company Profile

Elettronica Santerno SpA designs and markets inverters (for the production of electricity from renewable sources), drives and soft starters for industrial and hybrid applications.

Since 2006 it has been part of the Carraro Group, a multinational specialised in power transmission systems, with production premises and engineering centres in more than 16 countries worldwide.

Involved for more than 40 years in research applied to power electronics, Santerno develops its projects wholly independently, thanks to know-how consolidated over the years and to patents based on utilisation of the most advanced digital technologies, the fruit of continual investment in research and ongoing collaboration with the most prestigious scientific institutes in Europe and the most important Italian universities.

Fields of specialisation are:

  • Drives for industrial applications such as inverters for water pumping and treatment, conditioning systems, regenerative overhead cranes and high power conveyor belts
  • Photovoltaic inverters
  • Inverters for wind generators
  • Hybrid systems of electric traction

Quality is the crucial point of all activities at Santerno, a company that puts itself forward as a reliable partner in the creation of efficient and technologically innovative solutions, offering the customer a remote web-based system of inverter monitoring and a vast range of pre- and after-sales services.

The keys to Santerno's Success:

  • Technologically advanced products
  • Consolidated know-how
  • Part of a solid international group
  • Customer-oriented
  • Global network of business partners and service centres

The company in a nutshell:

  • Headquarters: Castel Guelfo (BO), Italia
  • Established: 1970
  • N° of employees: 193
  • Areas of product application: 43 years in industrial automation, 28 years in the photovoltaic inverter sector, 15 years in the hybrid vehicles field, 7 years in the wind inverter sector
  • 1 production premis in Italy: Castel Guelfo (BO)
  • 7 branches abroad: Spain, Russia, USA, Brazil, India, China and South Africa
  • More than 50 distributors worldwide



SEDE SOCIALE - P.I. 03686440284
Via della Concia 7 - 40023
Castel Guelfo (BO) Italy
Tel. +39 0542 489711
Fax +39 0542 489722