This Frezite Group subsidiary in the Czech Republic has newly built facilities since August.
The new facilities with a total area of 530 m2 were newly built in the industrial park in Jicín. The investment in own facilities allows the Czech subsidiary a higher autonomy. It enables shorter production cycles and enforces Frezite´s commitment of keeping its proximity to the clients.
Apart from enhancing the relevance of Frezite´s SRO competitiveness in consulting and solution development, the reinforcement of the in-house production has been widely welcomed in the Czech market. The company has been organizing technical meetings with their biggest clients in order to introduce the new facilities and services.
The Portuguese Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Paulo Portas, presided over the ceremony, which took place in September and was attended by about three hundred guests among which were clients, employees and important representatives of the Portuguese industry.
The recently inaugurated facilities are part of an application to innovation funding incentives of the European Union; the project will be concluded by the end of this year. The investment of € 4.500.000 " part of a wider investment project of the Group of about € 8.000.000 - will enhance the productive capacity of the metal division.
A new website, a PCD tools catalogue, a renewed corporate brochure and a specific brochure specially conceived for the automotive sector: this is how FMT renewed its communication with the market. The referred items are available for consultation on the new FMT website.
FMT Germany has widened its range of products by taking the bussiness of the Swiss measuring istruments manufacturer IPM. This company was founded in 1972 by the Swiss entrepreneur Gerhard Zehner. As he had no descendants to carry on his bussiness he found in FMT the ideal bussiness partner to develop the 40-year old know-how of a prestigious brand.
After the restyling of the brand, IPM is now presenting to the market a new measuring system, the TC-210, a high precision instrument, which was designed for a quick and simple non-contact measurement for cutting tools. The ideal solution for the areas of material control, tool repair, prodution and inspection/final control.
Learn more under www.ipm-measuring.com
PortugalPlus is an event sponsored by the German Portugese Chamber of Commerce to promote the export bussiness from Portugal to Germany. This event consisted among others in the release of a guide in German and in a road-show held in some of the major German cities. It took place in September and presented the best of Portuguese products in Berlin, Essen, Munich and Stuttgart. In this last city Frezite was represented by its German subsidiary FMT GmbH.
Frezite participated in the Convention of AeroSpace and Defense Industries Association of Europe (ASD) held in Lisbon from October 10 to 12. The Association has 28 member associations in 20 countries and represents the interests of the space, aeronautics, defense and security industries.
Portugal was the host of the 2012 edition. For the first time, a Technology Forum was added to the program, a place to exchange bussiness opportunities, ideas and talents. Frezite took part with a stand.