Gefran SpA manufactures and distributes industrial sensors and automation systems for the electronic control of electric motors and photovoltaic systems. It operates through the following segments: Sensors, Automation Components, and Motion Control. The Sensors segment offers products for measuring temperature, pressure, position and force. The Automation Components segment deals with the following product lines: electronic regulators, static units and automation. The Motion Control segment designs and manufactures the drive and motion control unit of Gefran in Gerenzano, which consists of a wide range of drives for the speed control of the electric motors such as AC technology, DC technology and Brushless. The company was founded by Ennio Franceschetti in 1960 and is headquartered in Provaglio d'Iseo, Italy.