Finder was founded in 1954 by Piero Giordanino, who patented the first step relay in 1949. Today Finder produces over 14,500 different types of electromechanical and electronic devices for the residential, commercial and industrial sectors, all of them manufactured in our European facilities in Italy, France and Spain. Over the years the company has continued to expand and is now truly global. Finder is proud to be recognized as the relay manufacturer with the highest number of quality approvals.