To produce high quality tools and plastic parts in a close cooperation with our clients, meeting strictly all their requirements, deadlines and technical specifications. To show always our availability, flexibility and professionalism in every step of the working process.
Planimolde would like to be internationally recognized as a reference company in toolmaking and plastic parts production according to the highest quality standards, always at the forefront of product innovation and state-of-the-art technology.
- Honesty and integrity in the relationship with our collaborators, clients, suppliers and competitors.
- Concern with the ongoing improvement of its processes and ongoing training of our human resources.
- Environmental responsibility encouraging daily actions for a sustainable development.
- Social responsibility promoting community supporting actions.
- Care for the working conditions, more specifically with security and health conditions always encouraging low risk procedures.
Planimolde was granted the recognition “Committed to Excellence” by the APQ (Portuguese Association for Quality Assurance) under the European Program “Excellence Model” by the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management).
40th Birthday festivities with the inauguration of new buildings, start of production on injection unit, modernization of the logo and transition to ISO 9001:2015 with extension to the production of plastic parts.
Establishment of Ferraz&Pego SGPS, S.A., majority shareholder of Planimolde, S.A.
The Administration Board is modified and hence Planimolde separates from the LN Group.
Improvement and renovation of the facilities, acquisition of new equipment and success in the implementation of the Quality System according to ISO 9001:2000.
Planimolde becomes a joint stock company directed by an Administrative Board.
Planimolde grows and expands its facilities. A new image with a new redesigned logo and new graphics is created.
We become the first Portuguese toolmaker certified according to ISO 9000.
PLANIMOLDE understands QUALITY as a corporate philosophy based on 4 fundamental principles, adequate to the context of the organization and as a support to its strategic orientation:
To bet on Innovation
As a strong bet on Innovation, it is PLANIMOLDE’s policy to develop new business areas, new conception and development of in-house products and approach of new customers and new markets. PLANIMOLDE assumes to have the capacity to be a reliable partner for differentiating projects and to create a commercial strategy for the promotion and demonstration of its capacities.
To improve Profitability
The image created before the Market in general and the Customers in particular, implies enhanced obligations for PLANIMOLDE, making indispensable the constant improvement of the company’s productivity, the parts and processes normalization, the QUALITY of methods and acquired equipment, either for production or for quality control, supplemented by an effective planning and with highly motivated and competent employees. The continuous improvement of Productivity is the guarantee of the Customer’s satisfaction and loyalty.
To Increase Quality and Products / Services Diversity
From a continuous improvement of the customers and remaining interested parties satisfaction perspective, PLANIMOLDE intends to continue the increment of the provided products and services range, with a constant increment of its quality level.
To Improve Continuously the Management System
PLANIMOLDE commits itself to improve and monitor the Management System’s performance based on the norm NP EN ISO 9001, in order to guarantee the fulfilment of the quality objectives from a continuous improvement perspective.
PLANIMOLDE’s Administration approves and fully supports this Quality Policy, forcing itself, by this means, to comply with the requirements of the norm ISO 9001:2015, of the customers, of the remaining interested parties and of the statutory or legal dispositions.
This crank is machined in aluminium and titanium alloys, weights up to 500g, has a flexible configuration for road and mountain and is resistant enough to endure 50.000 cycles (with 1800N of load) according to the ISO 4210:2014.
The focus of this project was the study and comparison of different materials, geometries, implicated processes and methodologies with the view of developing a DESIGN crank unit that could maximize RESISTANCE. BestCrank unit was the result. The BestCrank stands out with its high ratio of PERFORMANCE, WEIGHT and EXCLUSIVITY.