ZAPI is leader in motion control for battery and hybrid-powered vehicles. The company was founded in the mid 70's by Giannino Zanichelli, an engineer and entrepreneur highly motivated to invest in electronic motion control at a time when its enormous potential was visible only to a few.
ZAPI started its activities in Poviglio, near Reggio Emilia and Parma, in the heart of Northern Italy, and is now a global presence with a commercial and technical network of subsidiaries and dealers distributed at worldwide level.
The passion for technology, superior design, best in class quality, highly qualified customer support, and hard work are the pillars that just in a few decades have made ZAPI a successful Company able to reach its worldwide leadership position.
Today ZAPI is a solid Company operating at international level, with a steadily increasing market share and a leading position in the power drives (inverters) of AC electric machines segment; the cutting edge technologies implemented in its products and the continuous strive for improvement are only two of the many elements that define ZAPI.
Market: ZAPI has a leading position on the European market and exports products all over the world with a global market share of more than 40%.
Presence: ZAPI with its advanced R & D department, a world class manufacturing production facility and the Group headquarters are located in Poviglio, in Northern Italy. The site is in the center of an integrated logistic platform, close to the Bologna airport, Reggio Emilia high speed train station and two of the most important Italian highways. Furthermore ZAPI has subsidiaries and distribution centers in the USA (Garner, North Carolina), UK (Shropshire), China (Shanghai/Beijing), South Korea (Changwon), Brazil (San Paolo), India and Japan (Tokyo).