Viale Marisa Bellisario 75
66050 San Salvo (Chieti)

Contact Information:
+39 0873 388 470


DENSO Manufacturing Italia S.p.A.

DENSO MANUFACTURING ITALIA S.p.A. opened its doors to the public in the town of San Salvo in November 2001. DENSO acquired an 80 percent share of Magneti Marelli S.p.A.’s Rotating Machines Division in April 1999. At the end of 2001 DENSO became 100% owner of Magneti Marelli Manufacturing, that was founded in 1972.

In 2009 DENSO purchased a die-casting facility in Barberino di Mugello (Florence) in which all of their foundry operations were consolidated.

DENSO Manufacturing Italia S.p.A achieved acreditation to the ISO TS 16949 for the first time in April 2001 and achieved the ISO 14001 Environmental Management standard in May 2003.

San Salvo, one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in central Italy, has a name for development, progress and industrialisation. The plant has two divisions: starters and alternators, and small motors.


  • Business activities:
    Manufacture and sale of starters, alternators and small motors
  • Incorporated: 1972
    (formerly Magneti Marelli Manufacturing)
  • Managing Director:
    Mr. H. Koga
  • Number of employees:
    1129 (as of March 31, 2016)

DENSO in Europe

DENSO offers truly exceptional opportunities for talented individuals to become part of a regional team of around 15,500 Associates.

DENSO Corporation is one of the world’s largest automotive components suppliers with headquarters in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan.

DENSO has facilities all over the world including significant operations in North and South America, China, India and Southeast Asia.

We have been established in Europe since 1973, and our regional headquarters is in Weesp, near Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

DENSO has steadily expanded its European operations both through the establishment of new greenfield manufacturing operations in Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Turkey, the UK and Morocco and through the acquisition of operations in Italy, the United Kingdom, Poland and Portugal.

Careers with DENSO

In line with DENSO Spirit values (Credibility, Foresight and Collaboration), the involvement of our Associates in all processes of the company is fundamental. People are the asset that can make the difference when achieving results. .

Teamwork and collaboration, together with individual development represent the basis of this dynamic organization. Particular attention is paid to training and education, both as support to career plans and as knowledge sharing.

Working for DENSO Manufacturing Italia means experiencing the best practices in manufacturing and logistic processes. Engineering and corporate functions can provide opportunities at the highest levels as a company.

In DENSO you can find a good working environment, multicultural exchange opportunities and interesting linkages within DENSO’s international network. Specialist and managerial career paths give room for individual development based on personal attitudes and abilities.

Working for DENSO

DENSO Manufacturing Italia combines advanced technology with high standards of quality and service, in line with customers requirements. Associates work as ONE TEAM.

Promoting effective communication among associates, independently from roles and responsibilities helps the work environment.

You will be part of a leading company that cares for the diversity of culture, nationality, age and gender of our associates throughout our business.

In DENSO our approach to our work is “kaizen oriented” meaning that we are always challenging further improvements and we are never satisfied with targets reached.

Discover DENSO Europe

With over 13,000 people in 15 countries, DENSO Europe is ideally placed to serve all the major European car manufacturers.

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