Metalusa

METALUSA, SA holds, in Europe, a preeminent position in manufacture,  sale and rental of equipments that contribute for a better productivity and security in construction and industry.

The company is at the technical forefront in façade scaffolding, multidirectional scaffolding, vertical formwork, flat formwork, shoring (truss), suspended work platforms, façade stabilizers and modular construction structures manufacture.

Metalusa, SA develops its activity in the main production hub, located in Albergaria-a-Velha, Aveiro, Portugal, located in an industrial area of 40,000 m2.

The sale and cold rental of the equipments that Metalusa produces, are made by Commercial Affiliates – Metalo-Ibérica, SA in Portugal,  Metalo-Ibérica, SLU in Spain, MetaloFrance , SAS in France , Betadata , SA in Angola , Patrimetal Maroc, SARL in Morocco , Umetel Engineering , Ltd. in the United Kingdom, Axial , Lda in Mozambique and Sepco Ingeniería in Chile.

The Commercial Partnerships are established by Metalusa in markets where there is high growth potential and business relationship with the business partner is well established.

Joint Ventures with technology transfer are established with industrial partners and financial capacity that want to develop or expand their business base with the manufacture of high-tech equipment to be sold or rented to construction and industry.

All companies sell equipments with registered product trademarks as a result of the continuing research and search for significant improvements in productivity and safety, in order to provide profitable business relationships in the long run.

 

BACKGROUND

1990

MetaloIbérica, Lda. founded.
Beginning of equipment production for the construction sector.

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1993

Nor48®, Adapt®, Cofiber® and Modutec® patents registration.

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2000

Company certified under the norm EN ISO 9002:1995.
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2004

Products are officially approved under the norm UNE 76502:1990/HD 1000:1998 CEN.

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2005

The products are approved according to UNE 76502:1990 / HD 1000:1998 CEN.

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2006

Continuing the path of innovation, Metalusa SA launches two new products: the SAFTEC® suspended platforms and the TOWROK® shoring towers.

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2007

The new FORTEKO® vertical formwork system is presented.
METALOFRANCE SAS founded in Savigny-le-Temple, France.
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2008

The NP EN ISSO 9001:2000 homologation certificate is renewed.
The products are approved according to the european norm UNE-EN 12810-12811:2005.
PATRIMETAL MAROC SARL founded in Tangier, Morocco.
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It is acquired the total share capital of Betadata S.A. in Angola.
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2009

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GRUPO METALUSA is formed following the split of METALOIBÉRICA SA production assets into METALUSA SA. The Metalusa S.A. company was oriented for manufacturing and Metallo-Ibérica SA specializes in the sale and rental of equipment in Portugal.

2011

METALUSA wins “Prémio Exportação & Internacionalização” (Export & Internationalization Award), awarded by Jornal de Negócios and Banco Espírito Santo.
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2012

A new METALOFRANCE delegation is created in Le Havre, Upper Normnandy, in France, for sale and simple scaffolding hire.
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UMETEL UK ENGINEERING LTD founded in the United Kingdom.
Axial – Equipamentos e Engenharia, Lda founded in Maputo, Mozambique.

2013

Development of structures SHORFLEX®: Climbing Formwork (SHORFLEX® TP) and Shoring of High Resistance (SHORFLEX® HR).
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Start the activity of scaffolding cold rental by the companies Metalo-Ibérica, SA in Portugal and Betadata, SA, in Angola.

Constitution of Metallo-Iberica S.L.U., affiliate Metalusa in Spain
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2014

Development of Bloktec buttresses for shuttering a face.

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Development of new engineering structures:
Facade stabilizers – Shorflex FS
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Shuttering Tunnels – Shorflex TN
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Presentation of circular formwork Roflex.
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2015

Sepco – Servicios de Ingeniería del Pacifico was created in Coronel, Chile. Sepco is responsible for the equipment hire and sales’ activity on the Chilean market.
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2016

Launch of the new structure of watchtowers Shorflex TV.
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Delegation of creation Metalusa in Lima, Peru.
strategic partnership establishment in the Benelux.