UBOLDO, Italy, 16 December 2022: LU-VE Group, on December 9, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Poland plant – SEST LU-VE – in Gliwice, in Upper Silesia. The company made the announcement through a December 16 Press release.
According to the Group, SEST LU-VE Polska was established on November 30, 2002, the same year in which the euro was introduced and 10 new countries, including Poland, joined the European Union. Precisely in that year, LU-VE Group said, it decided to consolidate its leadership position in Europe, strengthening its presence in a strategic area. Today, the Gliwice plant is its largest, with around 1,000 employees and two factories, spanning an area of 92,000 m2, the Group said.
In Poland, the LU-VE Group produces ventilated heat exchangers (unit coolers and condensers), and exchangers for refrigerated counters and display cases and other applications. With a turnover of over €100 million in 2021, and with 40% growth compared to the previous year, SEST LU-VE Polska spearheads its expansion, LU-VE Group claimed.
LU-VE Group said that after the construction of the first factory in 2002, it made major investments in Gliwice: The expansion of the first factory, construction of the second production plant and further expansion (in progress) of this facility. The expansion, it said, also involved the addition of seven new production lines.
The ceremony was attended by employees of the Polish company, local authority representatives, customers and suppliers. On behalf of LU-VE Group, Pierluigi Faggioli, Vice President, thanked “all those who have made this success possible”. Michele Faggioli, COO, honoured the workers who have stayed with the company since its foundation. Fabio Liberali, CCO, presented the “Ermanno and Chiara Liberali” scholarships to the children of the employees of the Gliwice plant.