ICI CALDAIE S.p.A. was founded in 1958 and currently it can be considered as a leading company of the CHP sector thanks to the continuous research and development of highly reliable heating generators keeping up with the technological evolution. The experience reached with the passing of the years has allowed the firm to transfer the know-how acquired in the planning and realization of industrial steam generators, a sector in which the firm occupies a leading position, to that of domestic and wall hung boilers. Today ICI CALDAIE S.p.A. presents itself on the European market with a complete range of products: Every project is made by the R&D Department which is endowed with modern networked CAD stations; the preparation of the sub-assembled components is realized with laser cutters and numeric controlled machines; the perfect welding of the elements is ensured by modern robots and every single boiler is subjected to a severe test which certifies its reliability. The development of new products, adequate to the ever stricter European regulations as regards use and
emissions, is entrusted to a R&D Department endowed with modern instruments to verify the reliability and output of the boilers. All the models produced are CE marked. In 1993 the ICIM (Istituto di Certificazione Industriale per la Meccanica) certified the Quality System of ICI CALDAIE S.p.A. according to Italian, European and international standards UNI EN 29002 (IS0 9002); in June 2002 BVQI (Bureau Veritas Quality Insurance) confers to ICI CALDAIE S.p.A. the ISO 9001/94
certification and in April 2004 the ISO 9001/00 certification. They own IP about a reforming device used for a PEM FC based µ CHP system.
ICI Caldaie has strong experience in the engineering, development and construction of m-CHP based on FC, as conceived and developed the project SIDERA30 in the own laboratory, a 30 kW µ-CHP, which holds several patents. The expertise acquired over time regards the development of fuel processors, FC characterization, optimization and integration of components, structuring of the balance of plant.