History

1952

- Maffio Milesi establishes INDUSTRIAS GALFER S.A.

- SEAT provider for drum brake linings and clutch discs

- First supplies for PEGASO: brake linings for heavy vehicles

- First drum brake linings for motorcycles (Sanglas)

- Manufacture of COBALT high-performance brake linings

 

1960

- Manufacture of HP high-performance brake linings

- Supplier of disk brake pads for the SEAT 124

- Manufacture of HP6 high-performance brake linings 

 

1970

- First development of aramid fibers blends to replace asbestos

- The second generation of Milesis takes over management of INDUSTRIAS GALFER, S.A.

 

1980

- Manufacture of de HP6/2 (Brake lining without asbestos)

- First brake pads for motorcycles (Mototrans Ducati)

- The use of asbestos for manufacturing brake components is reduced by 80%

- First catalog of disk brake pads for motorcycle with 45 products and 2 composites (Gold and Silver)

 

1990

- The use of asbestos is totally discontinued (100%) for manufacturing brake components

- GALFER USA established in California (USA)

- Development and manufacturing of the first disk brake pads for bicycles

- Development and manufacturing of cast-iron brake discs 

- CMM Motocomponentes, S.L. established to distribute motorcycle products in Spain

- Development and manufacturing of stainless steel brake discs

- Creation and registering the patent for Disc Wave® in Europe and USA

 

2000

- GALFER Auto, S.L. established for the distribution of car products in Spain

- Creation and registering the patent for peripheral disc

- New GALFER USA headquarters in Oxnard (California)

- Development of sintered metal compounds for disk brake pads

- Start of sintered metal brake pads manufacturing

- Opening of the new INDUSTRIAS GALFER, S.A plant in Granollers (Spain)

 

2010

- Creation of the production system for the 2nd generation of sintered metal brake pads 

- Implementation of the  ISO/TS 16649 quality system 

1952: Maffio Milesi

1955: Sanglas

1965: Seat

1978: Industrias Galfer

1980: Mototrans Ducati

1987: Forros de freno

1992: Galfer USA

1994: Pastillas de freno

1996

1998: Disc Wave

2000: Galfer Auto

2009: Galfer Moto Galfer Bike

Galfer

  • Manufacturer of friction materials and components for braking systems for the motorcycling, and bicycle sectors.

    2013 © INDUSTRIAS GALFER, S.A.

Contact Galfer

  • INDUSTRIAS GALFER S.A.

    Ctra. Montmeló, 50 (Pol. Ind. Cal Gordi - Cal Català) 08403
    (Granollers) - Barcelona (España) Circuit de Catalunya
    N 41.5717º  -  E 2.2700º

    Galfer Moto/Bike: (+34) 93 568 99 69
    Industrias Galfer: (+34) 93 568 90 90

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