Excellence in motor control for 80 years

In 1947, Renato GHISALBA founded the company of the same name in Turin. The workshop’s activity consists of repairing Fiat machinery damaged during World War II.

Our company

GHISALBA è uno dei costruttori mondiali di contattori più qualificati per impieghi quali:

  • Three-pole and tetrapolar motor-drive contactors category AC-3 /AC-5 up to 1250A 1000VAC
  • Motor-drive contactors category DC-3 /DC-5 up to 300A 460VDC / 200A 600VDC derived from AC-drive contactors.
  • Three-pole and tetrapole contactors for power distribution category AC-1 up to 2000A 1000VAC
  • Contactors and complete solutions for the safety of photovoltaic installations category DC-1 up to 450A 1000VDC derived from AC control contactors
  • Three-pole contactors for capacitor control category AC-6b up to 100KVAR with electrical life of over 500,000 operations
  • Single-pole contactors for controlling AC or DC loads up to 1000A for use as by-pass of soft starters, AC drives or solar inverters


  • coil voltage from 12 to 690V AC, DC or AC/DC
  • integrated magnetic or mechanical latching with choice of equal or different closing and release voltages
  • coil with selectable release delay from 200ms to 5s according to EN61000-4-34 class 3^ “LVRT” and with emergency release within 20ms.

Our mission

Ghisalba’s mission today is to provide large users and manufacturers all over the world with a customised product for specific applications; for this reason it offers the market a wide range of products suitable for motor control, including:

  • Control and signalling auxiliaries diameter 22 and diameter 30mm
  • Switch-disconnectors up to 3150A
  • Thermal-magnetic motor circuit breakers up to 63A
  • Modular contactors up to 63A
  • Electronic timers

In addition to a complete range of electronic products such as:

  • Soft Starters up to 2700A 1000V
  • Soft Starters up to 2700A 15000V
  • Inverters up to 520A 500V
  • Operator terminals, PLC relays

Customer care and attention are one of the company’s strengths: Customer Service is supported by a technical team of excellence capable of interfacing with the most diverse customer issues, while in the production area, careful logistics allow for rapid production, testing and packaging of products.

Our products


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