KW: a company oriented towards continuous innovation
Our history is a path of ambitious growth and constant evolution that allows us to compete worlwide and face new challenges every day.
— Ing. Stefano Fabiani
KW produces equipment, systems and services for the cold chain and for thermostating. The Company is oriented towards the continuous improvement of product and process performance to offer the best technological solutions to the medical, technical-scientific research and industry sectors in general.
KW designs and manufactures efficient equipment in terms of performance, consumption and reliability to meet the needs of treatment and storage at a controlled temperature, also with integrated and connected solutions from an Industry 4.0 perspective.
KW has been at the service of scientific research since 1953
A specialized Italian company that stands out in the global market.
Based in Tuscany, KW Apparecchi Scientifici has been run from the Fabiani family since 1995. Thanks to the experience gained, it is today a dynamic company and one of the leading companies on the Italian and international market in the design and construction of systems, cold chain services and thermostating, in the various fields of bio-medicine, scientific research and industry.
Dino Fabiani founded KW (Kalt / Warm) Officine Meccaniche srl on the basis of the know-how gained in large industrial companies.
Construction of the first -85°C freezer to support mass vaccination against poliomyelitis.
Construction of the first W and W/R thermostatic chambers for the pharmaceutical sector.
Construction of the first vertical freezer -85°C in two stages and with expansion by means of evaporative plates.
Foundation of KW Apparecchi Scientifici srl in progressive replacement of KW Officine Meccaniche srl.
Creation of the first Biological Bank® -85°C with two independent systems for maximum safety of conservation.
The Fabiani family acquires complete control of the company, starting a path of intense technological development.
KW is the first European company to use an innovative HFC refrigerant to reduce the environmental impact.
Launch of a new Medical Project® brand line dedicated to the medical and pharmaceutical fields.
Launch of the new -85°C Premium Line freezer, with innovative NEW ICE AGE KW CONTROL®.
Evolution of production from an artisanal reality to a semi-industrial reality with a strong technological content.
Launch of the new Eureka and Innovatec lines.
Adoption of Enterprise 4.0 standards and start of production at a new site to supplement the historic site.
KW also produces customized solutions, with a company division that deals with the design and construction of special thermostating, air conditioning and refrigerating products and systems, specific for the biotechnology, pharma and medicine field, the cold chain and the scientific research.
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KW employs over 40 people who design and build refrigeration and incubation machines.
Products and plants
KW designs and implements specific technological solutions to cover the entire treatment chain, with catalog segmented by product lines.
Incubators and climatic chambers for biological laboratories, medical,
clinical, veterinary, agro-food, quality control, pharmaceutical and
Temperature range: from 0°C to +70°C.
Cold rooms, low and very low temperature refrigerators and freezers
for the storage of perishable products, reagents, biological materials
Temperature range: from +4°C to -130°C
Cold rooms, freezers, blood bank refrigerators, incubators, agitators
and thawers for the storage of blood and blood products. Dir.93/42/CE
Temperature range: from +5°C to -86°C
Devices for heating, drying, sterilization, thermal tests, etc.,
also available with forced air convection.
Temperature range: from +30°C to +300°C.
Cold, hot and thermostatic chambers with temperature and humidity control and photoperiod management, also for the storage of blood and plasma (Dir. 93/42/CE). Temperature range: from +60°C to -40°CFind out more
Design and implementation of customized integrated solutions in response to specific needs of the biomedical and industrial sector. Product development in collaboration with universities and research centers.Find out more