Co-founder American Foundation of Development
Being subcontracted for crimping tools and spare parts
Starting of export activity to Spain, Morocco and France
Creation of a Competence Center for Mechanic Development,
specifically for wire and harness industry products
Beginning of Automation development at the Competence Center
Launch of SIROCO Crimping Tool
Move to new and bigger facilities
Investment in new machinery:
Separation from co-founder American Foundation of Development
SOLIDWORKS – Software implementation in the mechanical engineering department
First major project for a special assembly line.
Project cost 1.5 Mio €
SIROCO was acquired by Simplinvest, SGPS, S.A.
Increasing export activities, to markets such as:
Russia; Romania and Tunisia
Investment in new ERP System, new soft- and hardware.
Up-date of all IT infrastructure
MBO by current SIROCO administration.
Rebranding and new company image.
New export market: Turkey
First big cooperation project for a special machine for the food industry.
This project consists of a collaboration between Siroco, Gelpeixe and the Centro de Computação Gráfica.
Beginning of export to Mexico
Investment in new machines and quality control equipment.
Improvement works on premises.
Creation of specialized competence centers:
Special machine development and construction