GOVI is a leader in Europe in the production of refrigerating units for refrigerated trailers.
It offers a complete range of solutions for all the needs of different sectors,
with products standing out for their design and state-of-the-art technology.
Mr. Lamberto Govi
Lamberto Govi founds and establishes GOVI GmbH
in Bonn, Germany.
Start-up, nationwide distribution of control cabinet
air conditioners imported from Italy.
A second product is added: Shaded-pole motors for refrigerated counters, display cases and heat pumps. Distribution in Germany, export to parts
of Switzerland and France.
Two other products are added: Refrigeration units for trailers and containers, distribution in Germany.
Design of the first in-house refrigeration unit for refrigerated trailers in cooperation with an Italian company.
Expanding business to other
Relocation to a larger warehouse, office and business premises in Niederkassel in the Rhein-Sieg district, Germany.
GOVI starts producing its own trailer refrigeration units
Expansion of the sales market to South Africa;
registration of community designs
(arktik 1600N – 2000N – 2500N – 2000P).
Registration of the trademark “GOVI”.
Registration of the trademark “arktik” refrigeration unit
for refrigerated trailers.
Development of a trailer refrigeration unit
for the North American market.
Expansion by establishing a sales office
in Miami, USA.
Start of distribution of GOVI refrigeration units
in the North American market.
Development of a new refrigeration unit specifically designed for the extreme climatic conditions of Australia, entering the Australian market.
Introducing a new unit arktik 2000US, specially developed for the North American market.
Relocation to a new and modern establishment
in Troisdorf, Germany.
Launch of GOVI container refrigeration units.
TRS, a GOVI dealer in Australia, opens a new branch
in Melbourne, Australia.
Expanding sales of trailer and container refrigeration units in South America. Development of a new model to complete our product range, now covering all common voltage ranges and frequencies in the South American market.
Establishment of a subsidiary, GOVI Inc.,
distributing GOVI products in North America.
The company is based in Daytona Beach, Florida (USA).
Extension of a new, modern warehouse
in Troisdorf, Germany.