Elica Americas started operating in Mexico in 2006 with the goal of conquering the Americas market, becoming one of the top companies in the industry with more than 700 employees (white and blue collar) responsible of producing economy and decorative hoods.
For 2016 Elica Americas forecasted the production of 670 000 units, which represent 518 000 units for export and 152 000 units for domestic sales.
Elica Americas is located in Queretaro Industrial Park, the biggest in the city and the first in Mexico to get the Clean Industry Certification. It has more than 100 Wolrd Class companies from 15 countries and its location is strategic for commercial activities with North America.
Queretaro is a privileged city with an excellent location, modern infrastructure and connectivity, quality of life, and diverse touristic attractions. It is a fascinating city, a place that fuses centuries of history, art and culture in addition to extraordinary natural beauty.
Queretaro has an excellent geographic location, at the center of Mexico, and less than 200 km from Mexico City. It is the only state that has four World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO.
Queretaro is one of the best cities to live in. It has world-class hotels, entertainment options, convention, investigation, development and training centers, as well as public and private universities that provide the company the best specialized talent.
Because of its high industrial development index, Queretaro has 22 industrial parks of different sectors such as automotive, food and beverage, aerospace development and home appliances. It is considered one of the best places for new investments.Elica
The legacy of Elica is transmited to the Americas, promoting a culture of air quality at home and technology. On this part of the world, people has been able to enjoy the benefits of OM, the first vertical hood in the world or Marie, the smart fragance diffuser.
AriettaArietta, our brand distributed in Canada and the United States, offers highly competitive products, following the Company's key values: reliability, functionality, quality and Italian design.
Our commercialOur commercial goal for 2016 is to produce 670 000 units, which represent 518 000 units for export. We want to be at more homes in the Americas becoming a model of air design. This first ten years are just the beginning!
FEB On February the 15th the cornerstone ceremony of Elica Americas took place.
MAR The first Mexican team in Elica was hired.
JUL The first “made in Mexico” hood was produced
OCT The first machines were installed in the definitive plant, laser cutting, automatic bending, brushing robot cell, three assembly lines… Elica started operating at 102 La Noria Ave.
DEC Official opening ceremony
MAR Started to produce & sell to BOSCH-SIEMENS, the freestanding model BELLAGIO and the firs Semi-Pro Hood (RIALTO) were made.
JUN First decorative hoods produced in Elica Americas, chimney, spot and glass hoods.
DEC Start of production of the ECONOMY line.
APR ELICA branded line up in US and Canada.
DEC The 1,000,000 unit was produced in Elica Americas.
MAR Elica Americas extended its facilites in 4,000 square meters in order to reach a full capacity of 700k units a year.
NOV The 2,000,000 unit was produced in Elica Americas.
SEP World Class Manufacturing production system started officially to be implemented in Elica Americas.
JUL The 3,000,000 unit was produced in Elica Americas.
MAY The hood 4,000,000 was produced in Elica Americas.