COMPANY PROFILE

Since 1957 Calearo Group has created advanced technologies for communication. Thanks to its R&D department, Ce.R.Ca., one of the most advanced in Europe, Calearo Group provides cutting edge solutions for transmitting and receiving fixed and mobile transmissions, for original equipment (OE) and aftermarket, automotive and industrial consumer and that of broadcast television.

Calearo Group works closely with the world’s most important car manufacturers and operates in the telecommunications field for telematic markets, auto-tainment and info-tainment, entertainment, cloud-computing, broadcasting, TV satellite, SMATV, CATV, wireless city and connectivity. Mission: our mission is to innovate, experiment and deliver technologies which are able to connect the world and improve the quality of life.

Business Ethics

Calearo Antenne was born together with the family formed by Alessio and Lucia Calearo. Shortly after their marriage, at the end of the ‘50s, they decided to invest their energy and capital to found the company that would become the industrial group of today. After decades of growth facing the challenges of the globalized market, the values that inspire today’s operations are the very same upon which that young family relied when they started their enterprise.

Those values, shared by all of our collaborators, are the respect for the stakeholder and their necessities. The transparency, honesty and fairness in all interpersonal and work relations. Fostering of culture inside and outside the company. The protection of the environment and the commitment to support the communities where we belong. The aspiration to always take one more step still further to ensure the best possible service.

The 5 "C" of Calearo

Excellence in communications through our products.

Fostering of culture inside and outside our company.

Continuous enhancement of our core competencies.

Development of connectivity technologies for all applications.

Special attention to the need of the communities where we belong and local authorities.

OUR STORY

1957

Alessio Calearo and Lucia start their venture in Motta di Costabissara, Vicenza.
At the beginning, they produce and sell bicycle ring bells.

1960

The economic boom boosts the automotive market. Calearo diversifies its production proposing its first car radio antennas. This choice will determine the success of the company that will soon directly supply the car industry.

1970

A special attention to the needs of the market and strong production flexibility allow Calearo to continuously innovate its products and propose to the industry novelties such as the first automatic motorized antennas.

1980

Calearo is recognized as a partner for the OE (original equipment) products by the auto industry.The antennas and cables made in Motta di Costabissara are mounted on the new car models directly on the assembly line.

1990

As the technology rapidly evolves, so do the needs of the customers. Mobile communications is a must, and car telephones appear on new cars. At the beginning of the ‘90s Calearo introduces to the market the new dual function antenna, allowing the reception of telephone and radio signal.

2000

The first “fin” antenna is born, and it is called the Shark. Merging design and technological innovation, the new antenna allows the reception of AM/FM, GSM and GPS signal.

2003

To ensure the best possible service to its customers, Calearo inaugurates a new production plant in Samorin, Slovakia.

2005

Calearo founds its new research center, the Ce.R.Ca.. Initially established to coordinate and test all the Group’s new products and technologies, today the Ce.R.Ca. works independently with sundry Italian and international universities and research centers.

2009

Calearo acquires Diesis, a company building digital transmission devices.The acquisition conveys new skills and knowledge to the company.
In the same year, Calearo inaugurates the first production plant outside Europe, in Tunisia.

2013

At the Research Center the development of new technologies is continuous. The car industry is developing increasingly connected cars. Access to multimedia contents, on road safety and vehicle to infrastructure communications are among the themes analyzed by the Ce.R.Ca. engineers.

TODAY

The car is connected, automakers are developing smart and self driving vehicles.
Now more than ever before the antenna acquires significance, becoming the real connection hub between the car and the world.

CERTIFICATIONS

ISO 9001:2008

ISO 9001:2008
Quality management systems

ISO 16949:2009

ISO 16949:2009
Quality management for automotive production

ISO 14001:2004

ISO 14001:2004
Environmental management systems

ISO 18001:2007

ISO 18001:2007
Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series