|MDA - Moldes de Azeméis, SA
|MDA - Moldes de Azeméis,
SA was founded by public deed at the notary’s office of Oliveira de Azeméis on the
23rd of January 1991, and it’s social
purpose was to produce metal moulds for the
The company has on its industrial complex
some facilities such as a warehouse for
raw material, end products and plastic material,
garages for the company cars, a social building
for the medical and nurse services, a canteen
and the bath.
In the end of 1996 MDA started to implement
a Quality Guaranty System according to the
regulation NP EN ISO 9001, and obtained
the certification in December 1999 by BVQI
– Bureau Veritas Quality International.
Integrated in a continuous improvement process
and oriented by a Total Quality management
guideline, the company obtained from the
same entity in May 2001 the certification
of its Environmental management System according
to the Norm NP EN ISO 14001.
|Products and Services
|MDA make innovative moulds
for the technologically most developed industries,
namely the automotive industry (bumper moulds,
dashboards, consoles, optics, that is, all
kind of interior and exterior parts for a
car), absorbing the majority of the company
production, electronics (moulds for computer
monitors, commands, etc.), white goods (refrigerators,
washing machines, vacuum cleaners, etc.) and
furniture (tables, chairs and garden benches).
As a complement to the mould production, MDA
supplies its customers with new services,
like models in resin materials to be approved
by the designers of the automotive companies,
lab tests of dimensional control to the parts
from the samplings and making of prototype
moulds to obtain parts for crash tests.
|Capacities and Technologies
MDA has a total area
of 26.026 m2. The covered area has a total
of 13.122 m2 making of this company the
biggest mould company in Portugal.
1) 18 Cadds5
Producing steel moulds for the thermoplastics
injection, mostly big technical moulds of
big dimensions, the producing capacity of
MDA is up to 100 ton.
The company has been privileging the investment
in modern buildings and equipments, of high
quality, precision, and technological level.
For the conception it has more than 50 CAD/CAM
stations in the studies, development and
engineering departments. Those CAD/CAM stations
are divided as:
2) 12 Unigraphics
3) 6 Catia V5
4) 1 Catia V4
5) 3 DepoCam
6) 8 Worknc
7) 2 PowerMill + Ps Electrode