Over 60 years of innovation and progress
Adler was established in 1958 in Rovereto, in the province of Trento, and has always specialized in the production of friction plates and complete clutches. In the 80s it reached a turning point, introducing the production of intake manifolds and reed valves. In the 90s Adler looks to the east and establishes production sites in Thailand and China.
From 2006 Adler included also gears and gearboxes in its product portfolio.
Thanks to the know-how and experience gained over the years, Adler develops in Italy and produces worldwide components with the utmost care, offering tailor-made products for every request of its customers.
Adler S.p.A. is established in Rovereto – with the production of friction plates and clutches.
The Rovereto factory is moved to its present site.
Intake manifolds and reed valves are introduced as new products.
Production of continuous variable transmissions (CVT) begins and a new building is constructed.
Siam Adler Pvt. Ltd. is established in Thailand to produce friction plates and clutches.
Jinan Qingqi Adler Machinery Co. Ltd. is established in China to produce CVT's.
First APTC Project, introducing in the market the first Assist and Slip Clutch, on the Ducati Monster.
High Technology Transmission Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. (HTTS) is established in India to produce friction plates, clutch assemblies and CVT's.
Siam Adler Pvt. Ltd. is sold to Yamaha Thailand.
Jinan Qingqi Adler Machinery Co. Ltd. is closed and is succeeded by Adler's 100% owned plant - Adler Jinan Mechanical Co. Ltd. (AJMC) to produce CVT's and rubber/metal parts.
Adler enters a new business sector through the acquisition of Me.Crev. S.r.l. to produce gears and gearboxes.
Adler acquires the gears division of Zocca S.r.l. and merges it into Me.Crev. S.r.l.
Me.Crev. S.r.l. and Zocca S.r.l. are moved into the Adler S.p.A. plant in Rovereto (TN).
Adler becomes the worldwide distributor of Sito-LeoVince exhaust systems.
The AJMC operations are moved back to Italy in the process of reshoring the whole production, maintaining a local procurement office.
Company general reorganization according to: IATF 16949 design, production and quality process standards, CI (continuous improvement) tooling, Industry4.0 tooling.
Design and series production of the first APTC-E clutch specific for electric motorcycles and 1 million euro investment for doubling the clutch production volume capacity.
IATF 16949 certification.