Our Business Units

Choosing a qualified integrated services structure is more than selecting a supplier; it’s partnering with a reliable ally that will keep you ahead of the competition. Pioneers in offering integrated solutions, we guarantee a variety of options adapted to the particular needs of each client, whether they are looking for a turnkey solution or a specific service. All in one place: the VANGEST industrial complex.

New Product Design, Prototyping & Small Series

In this business unit, concepts are transformed into functional products through a comprehensive product design and development process, which integrates knowledge and technologies such as: 3D CAD engineering, prototyping using various 3D printing methods and silicone moulds, as well as rapid manufacturing and the production of small series. By working closely with our clients, we ensure their active involvement at every stage, guaranteeing faster results that strictly align with the project’s objectives.

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Software & Engineering Services

Since the beginning, we have pursued a relationship with CAD 3D software suppliers, not only for distribution but to transfer the VANGEST know-how to multiple partnerships, enabling our IT business units to provide Integrated Engineering Solutions: 3D engineering software (design, production and analysis) for all areas of metal machining and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solutions for various types of industries.

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Moulds Making & Validation

In this area, our solutions include mould design, engineering and production. With dedicated resources, the mould making facilities are segmented according to their specialization: from small, high-precision moulds to large moulds (up to 35 tons).  With in-house Trial and Validation Centre, we are able to ensure maximum quality and reduce delivery times.

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Checking Fixtures & High Speed Milling

With a qualified team, advanced technology and more than 25 years’ experience in the engineering and manufacture of checking fixtures, we serve precision-oriented industries. We prioritize investment in cutting-edge technology, such as high-speed milling, 5-axis CNC machines and automated manufacturing systems. This guarantees exact results, even for complex geometries, vital for demanding industries, for which precision and time to market are essential.

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Injection Moulding & Assembly

With fully autonomous automated production lines, along with electric machines that run on solar energy, our Thermoplastic Injection Moulding Unit works 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This allows to produce high-precision parts and components with consistent quality, in a continuous workflow.

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Industries we find solutions for

We provide advanced integrated services to industries shaping the future. Our commitment to excellence and ongoing investments in technology deliver innovative, tailored solutions for our clients.

Automotive

Medical

Aerospace

Food & Beverage

Electro – Electronics

Agriculture & Industry

 

What clients say about us

Our News and Insights

Innovation and Trends in the Medical Industry: Towards the Future

The medical industry is constantly evolving, driven by technological innovations and changes in the needs of patients and healthcare professionals. In 2024, several trends shaped the sector, from the customization of medical devices to the integration of advanced...

Celebrating Excellence: EHTP Achieves Three Certifications

We are pleased to share a significant milestone from our Injection Moulding and Assembly Unit, EHTP - European High-Tech Plastics. It has recently received three certificates confirming compliance with the following standards: IATF16949 – Automotive Quality ISO 13485...

To Certify Is to Improve with IATF 16949:2016

Continuous improvement as our guiding philosophy At the core of our operations lies a commitment to continuous improvement. We believe that to certify is to improve, and this philosophy permeates every aspect of our work. With the IATF 16949 certification in hand, we...

Introducing the ISO7 Clean Room

Our commitment to quality takes one more leap forward Our commitment to quality is deeply embedded in our culture, guiding us to continually improve and embrace the latest technologies and practices. This belief propels us to better serve our clients, consistently...

Award-winning: DISTRIM receives two recognitions from Dassault Systèmes

2024 is off to a strong start for DISTRIM, one of our IT business units specializing in 4.0 consulting and providing software and engineering solutions for various industries, such as automotive and aerospace. VALUE UP: Winner of the Largest Deal EUROWEST & Gold...

VANGEST Among Top 10 European CNC Machining Service Providers

We are excited to share the distinction achieved by VANGEST, awarded by Aerospace and Defense Review, the prestigious business and technology magazine for the Aerospace and Defense industry. We have been honored with a place on the podium of the Top 10 European CNC...

Design in Medical Devices: the BTS Analyser case

In recent years, two prominent challenges have emerged in the medical industry: keeping pace with evolving regulations and achieving increasingly integrated, connected, and compact equipment. The design and development of medical devices stand as crucial phases...

Important Elements of 5 Axis Machining

In the realm of manufacturing, where precision is not just a requirement but an art, 5 axis machining is transformative force, seamlessly blending efficiency and precision. 5 Axis Machining Centre 5 axis machining is a flexible application and is beneficial to several...

Made in Portugal, Made with Quality

Portugal is among the three largest producers of molds in Europe and among the ten largest in the world.  Numbers don't always tell the whole story, especially in the dynamic field of industrial production. Portugal's position among the top three mould producers in...

Telmo Pinão & the VANGEST Challenge

In the world of top-level sport, the pursuit of excellence is not limited to athletes’ personal performance; it’s also about the equipment they use. For paralympic athletes, like paracyclist Telmo Pinão, this equipment optimization is especially crucial.

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