In the year of its four decades of existence, FREZITE joined its staff at a memorable Christmas dinner. It happened on December 14, 2018, in a fraternization atmosphere, in a night with special moments and surprises, especially the delivery of the Award Ideas 2018 and the EPICS Award. The employees who completed 20 years of service at FREZITE during the year received watches, a recognition prize for the work and dedication to the company. And the evening did not end without the speech of the Founder and Chairman of the FREZITE Group, José Manuel Fernandes, followed by the offerings of Christmas packs to the guests.
FREZITE Group is exhibiting at AMB 2018 that is taking place this week in Stuttgart, Germany. This is an important trade fair specially directed to automobile industry. The Group is represented by the brands FMT and SERI, through two stands located in Hall 3. Find us until Saturday at booths 3A60 e 3E36!
On October 13, 2018, the Porto City Park was the venue for a meeting of the FREZITE Group employees, who joined together in the great challenge of Orienteering Team building. The athletes found different goals, promoting relational skills, teamwork and fostering decision making, time management, as well as other equally real concepts in the work context. The initiative, which proved to be an ideal moment of reinforcement of motivation and of knowledge among colleagues, ended with a well-deserved picnic lunch, to re-energize and live together. Congratulations to all who lived with us this adventure!
Supporting actions that promote close relations with the academic community, FREZITE was one of the sponsors of the 6th edition of ENEM - National Meeting of Students of Materials, held at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) between the 11th and 13th from November. This meeting, which brought together students from areas related to the study of materials from all over the country, was attended by renowned speakers and topics such as: biomaterials and rapid prototyping and the new approach to parts design were other presented and discussed matters. An initiative that counted on FREZITE as "Gold Partner", to stimulate company / university cooperation, a very important topic for the FREZITE Group.
40 years of existence in a path based on sustainable growth. The event was celebrated on August 3 in a meeting that brought together collaborators and partners of FREZITE in a friendly environment. "A simple event, but representative of the recognition and appreciation to all those who made this responsible and value-creating journey for People, the Region and the Country" referred the invitation text for the anniversary. The Group officially celebrated 40 years of activity in an action held at the FREZITE facilities, taking advantage of the circumstance to honor some of the workers that contributed, in a decisive way, to company's success. In addition to the Fernandes family, the event was attended by, among others, Trofa's Mayor, Sérgio Humberto, the Chairman of AIMMAP – Portuguese Association of Metallurgical and Mechanical Engineering Industry and Similar industries of Portugal, Aníbal Campos, as well as employees and former employees of the Group. Congratulations to all!
In the year in which FREZITE celebrated 40 years of existence, was also launched the company's new Corporate brochure, which was officially presented at the company's fortieth anniversary ceremony. This edition, which has received an excellent feedback from different stakeholders, shows the FREZITE Group's increasingly broad areas of expertise. A support developed considering the presentation of the company to the market, especially to new partners and potential clients.
On April 20, the Management of the Frezite Group completed the acquisition of the participation of Germany's HPS GmbH in the company "High Performance Structures Gestão e Engenharia Lda" (HPS Lda).
With facilities in Porto, HPS Lda is the Portuguese leader in technology. Through this acquisition, the FREZITE Group continues its strategy of sustained growth, based on the diversification of its offer in technologies with high added value.
After a promising period of negotiations, the FREZITE Group formalized a joint venture with SERI, its customer company. In the last years, SERI has been affirmed his position in the market by the excellence of the engineering that puts to the service of its customers.
Through the association of these partner companies, synergies are optimized, allowing the expansion of Frezite Group's products and services portfolio, which allows to FREZITE an integrated offer of solution to its customers.
This union marks a historic milestone for both companies and highlights a promising future for its employees.