VANCOR focuses on technologies dealing with innovations in the field of energy recovery, in the area of photovoltaic (the entire value cycle of innovative solar modules), and alternative forms of propulsion for the automobile industry. The development and marketing of these unique innovations and their global launch is the ambitious goal of the VANCOR group.
Tailored system solutions and support for planning work are integrated. The engineers and technicians of VANCOR have years of experience in the implementation of new technologies, which are required for use in industrial and environmental processes.
Operationally, the VANCOR holding is divided into four subcontractors and also cooperates with well known, private research institutions and leading universities.
Z-Institute AG seeks, develops and promotes innovative products in the field of drive technology and other trend-setting products. The goal here is to produce and to market them. Its main aim among others is the innovative electrically based drive. www.z-institute.ch
MBL Solutions Srl operates in research, production and sales of automation technology for industrial machine and equipment engineering. Additionally, the company offers solutions for innovation of individual process steps up to complete production lines. The focus is on the automation of production lines for the manufacture of photovoltaic modules of the newest generation, developed along with the VANCOR engineers. www.mblsolutions.it
Suisse Solar AG consists of a team of specialists that performs a complete consultancy service in the context of conceptual design, planning, construction management and operation of photovoltaic power plants and turnkey solar module production. As a general contractor Suisse Solar AG assumes not only the operation and maintenance, but also the comprehensive service for general revenue protection and plant optimisation.
Suisse Laboratories AG acquired exclusively for VANCOR new developments, evaluates the technology and after analysis promotes the market opportunities and promising future-oriented products. Suisse Laboratories promotes technical innovation through intensive research and development with the objective to strengthen the portfolio of VANCOR and make it sustainable. www.suisselaboratories.com
is the founder and CEO of VANCOR. He has a degree in business administration and was a successful Formula 3 professional racer, with the career peak in 2002 as a test driver of the Formula 1. The resulting network ensures the company access to high-tech engineers from the racing area.
Giacomo Carcangiu is the CTO and the technical director of VANCOR. He looks back on decades of experience in the field of photovoltaics and systems for energy storage. He is also inventor and patent holder of several high profile technologies in the fields of photovoltaics and hybrid solutions for the automotive industry. Also, he works in cooperation with Polytechnikum, a parapublic technical university in Milan, and the University of Florence, on further innovations.
Dr. Ignaz Pörnbacher has a degree in Law and Economics and is a Professor of Economics. He is one of the most important initiators in the environmental policy in South Tyrol, one of Europe's leading regions in the field of renewable energy. As a pioneer in the development of green energy, he was one of the main responsible persons for the implementation of photovoltaics and biomass in Italy at the end of the 80s.
After graduating from the Polytechnic College, Hans Johann Dendl graduated with the Master of Science at MIT in Massachusetts. After his engineering career in the aerospace and electrical engineering industries, he held various directorships at renowned German insurance companies. Through his extraordinary merits, he was awarded the great Federal Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Via the development centre of MBL Solutions Srl in Italy VANCOR provides products and integrated services worldwide, from design and production of single machines, to the development of production lines for the production of photovoltaic solar modules. Thanks to our expertise we can offer our customer free customised solutions according to their wishes. We offer a high level of performance and automation. As a result of a strict selection of components and know-how in production processes, VANCOR can guarantee quality and reliability for each product.
The result of out expert centre are advanced robots and products for automation technology, with a large selection of innovative and advanced solutions for the continued support of our customers. This includes the optimisation of industrial productivity, increase energy efficiency and all the challenges of economic development and the environment.
Thanks to the successes reached in the solar panel production lines by integrating Motoman Yaskawa Robots, our development centre was named in 2007 the "official YASKAWA System Integrator". This result could be achieved due to the constant search for innovations and innovative technologies for our processing plants.
Creativity is the foundation of our business and that of the development centre, which is in the closest cooperation with leading universities and global corporations, in order to continuously find innovative solutions. Our Research and Development Centre focuses on the development of new technologies for industrial and environmental processes. Our activities in the field of product development take into account the global challenges of lack of raw materials, energy efficiency, and of responsible action towards our environment.
We are in the final stages of the following projects:
We cooperate with renowned, private research institutions and leading universities.