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The more than 50 years of history of Salicru – the leading manufacturer of Uninterruptible Power Supply Systems. From 1965 to the present day, the company has been able to successfully meet the many challenges that have been placed before it, such as international expansion, quality management and environmental commitment.

 

1965: The beginning

Jacint Salicru is founded as a manufacturer of voltage regulating transformers in Sant Celoni (Barcelona).

 

1973: The first UPS

Salicru enters the UPS market with the design of its first prototype.

 

1977: The conquest of Europe

The company begins selling its products to the European market.

 

1984: New production plant

It opens a factory in Santa Maria de Palautordera (Barcelona) measuring over 2,000 square metres.

 

1987: Export pioneers in Spain

Salicru becomes the first Spanish company to export power electronics products.

 

1989: The first subsidiaries

Salicru gains two new subsidiaries in France and Portugal.

 

1990: Sales offices in Spain

The company expands its influence through 15 sales offices in Spain.

 

1992: Product diversification

Salicru increases its product range with ILUEST lighting stabilisers-stepdown light dimmers.

 

1997: ISO certification

After obtaining ISO 9001 certification, the company creates the brand “Salicru Electronics” and the first FAC series.

 

2002: International consolidation

Salicru manages its presence in 40 countries with the creation of 4 new subsidiaries, in China, the United Kingdom, Hungary and Mexico.

 

2006: Storage and distribution centre

The company builds a storage and distribution centre measuring over 3,000 square metres.

 

2008: ISO 14001 certification

Salicru obtains new recognition with ISO 14001 environmental management certification.

 

2011: New subsidiary in Morocco

The company sets up a subsidiary in Morocco – Salicru Maroc.

 

2013: 40th anniversary of the first UPS

Salicru celebrates the 40th anniversary of the launch of the first UPS.

 

2015: Salicru’s 50th anniversary

The company celebrates its first 50 years of history.