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About us


Since 1954 Vortice has been synonymous with quality and has continued to make significant improvements by investing in research, improving the efficiency and quality of its products throughout the years. Air is life, which is why we strive to provide products that will have a positive impact on the quality of your air, living environment, and thus your life.

Vortice has achieved European market leadership by dedicating its efforts to the production of products for ventilation, climate control, heating, extraction, purification and air treatment, for domestic, commercial, and industrial applications.

Vortice Group is headquartered in Milan, Italy and has offices in France, United Kingdom, Russia, China and Costa Rica. As of today, Vortice products can be found in more than 80 countries.


WE WORK TO PROMOTE LIFE QUALITY and to contribute to the social evolution through eco-friendly products that move air SAFELY and EFFICIENTLY.


Vortice upholds a corporate policy involving the creation and maintenance of collaborative relations with all stakeholders, based on credibility and mutual trust.

The commitment and initiatives promoted by the company testify to the possibility of creating value and earning solid, lasting success by putting the customer first and making sure every product we release has been thoroughly tested and will perform at the peak of its efficiency.


  • 1954

    Attilio Pagani founds the company from a small shack in the outskirts of Milan, and the first Vortice logo is born.

  • 1959

    The logo is re-designed with the help of the Sella & Bianchi Graphic Design Study.

  • 1969

    The company moves to the current headquarters in Zoate. To commemorate this big event Gigi Romeo created a new logo, with the familiar spiral that is still present in today’s design.

  • 1975

    The logo is redesigned by STZ advertising, giving it a modern look that is still in use today.

  • 1954

    It all began in a garage, in Viale Montenero, Milan, where Attilio Pagani created the first Vortice
    ventilator out of scrap parts.

  • 1955

    Vortice was awarded a Mention of Honour by the jury of the “Compasso d’Oro”. Creation: A. Pagani Design: Dematteis.

  • 1969

    Vortice moves into their new headquarters in Tribiano, in the outskirts of Milan, Italy.

  • 1972

    Vortice partners with renown designer Marco Zanuso to create their first table fan. This fan’s design went down in history and now resides in the MOMA, New York.

  • 1974

    Vortice expands to France, establishing offices in Paris.

  • 1975

    The “Bidone Aspiratutto”, which became one of the company’s most successful products, is launched.

  • 1978

    Vortice expands to the United Kingdom, establishing offices in Burton on Trent.

  • 1987

    Vortice is awarded the “Compasso d’Oro” for excellence in design.

  • 1990

    Our Magazine “Il Vortice” is published for the first time. Over 50.000 copies, with 6 issues/year, are sent
    to wholesalers, installers, and designers.

  • 1990

    The Ariante is launched. A rotating, revolutionary multi-directional table and floor fan line.

  • 1998

    Vortice becomes the first company to launch air conditioners in the electrical channel.

  • 2002

    The Vario Axial supply and exhaust fans are launched.

  • 2005

    The Vort Quadro wall-mounted centrifugal exhaust units are launched.

  • 2005

    The Lineo in-line mixed flow extractor fans are launched.

  • 2009

    The Vort Prometeo heat recovery units are launched.

  • 2010

    Vortice expands to Russia, establishing offices in Moscow, Russia.

  • 2010

    Vortice acquires Loran, a commercial air handling units company.

  • 2011

    Vortice expands to China, establishing offices in Shanghai.

  • 2012

    Vortice expands to Costa Rica, enabling it to tackle the Latin American market, thanks to offices in San Jose and a warehouse in Panama.

  • 2013

    Vortice opens a factory and new offices in Changzhou, China.

More than 60 years of experience


Total quality is the main objective of the company. Careful attention is given to every stage of production and engineering to ensure each product is manufactured to the highest standards. Each department is constantly engaged in the process of improving its procedures to increase efficiency and accuracy, leading to better products, and thus happier customers.

Mapa Operaciones

Factories and Bussiness Units

  • Central America and Mexico
  • The Caribbean
  • South America

Operations Vortice Latam

Vortice, as part of its strategy to expand into new markets, started its operations in Latin America in 2012, whose headquarters are located in Costa Rica, and also has a distribution center in the Colon Free Trade Zone, Panama; which has contributed to the presence of the brand at regional level. If you are interested in becoming a Vortice partner you can contact us here

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Meridiano Building, Guachipelin, Escazu. 3rd Floor, Office 9-B. San Jose, Costa Rica.

PO Box 10-1251

Phone. +506 2201-6219

Fax +506 2201-6239