ABOUT US

PALMETAL Armazenagem e Serviços, S.A. is established at Autoeuropa’s Industrial Park in Palmela, with a total covered area of 21.000 m2 in three heated warehouses. Its expertise’s are in the area of services namely in logistics, pre-assembly, inspections, maintenance, etc. We are rail connected and have two crane portics with capacity up to 40 tons and a third crane portic with capacity up to 20 tons. We have several forklifts up to 35 tons capacity.

Palmetal is responsible for handling the stamping dies and all the steel coils consumed by Volkswagen Autoeuropa. The Company is also handling other types of materials to Volkswagen AutoEuropa and to other suppliers, receiving, controlling and delivering in sequence, Kanban or as required.

Palmetal is working mainly with Volkswagen AutoEuropa and its suppliers, which are using us for JIT (Just In Time) deliveries. We also work with several companies which are not related to the automotive industry. We assemble several components; make inspections and maintenance of racks/containers, etc. Our working schedule is from 07h00 to 00h00 but we are prepared to work 24h a day if required. We have trailers and tractors for up to 50 tons capacity for local distribution.

Palmetal can offer all kinds of logistics services (except refrigerated goods) supported by an on-line information and communication system adapted to the needs of each customer.

Palmetal Policy

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

Palmetal has a special focus on customer satisfaction. Continuous improvement in our performance and satisfaction and training of our teams are a constant concern.

Palmetal is certified under the ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety at Work Management System.

HISTORY

Palmetal was established in 1993 at Autoeuropa Industrial Park in order to support all steel suppliers of Volkswagen Autoeuropa. To accomplish this, a warehouse with 8,000 m2 was built, equipped with cranes of 35 and 40 tons. A private railway was also built, allowing loading and unloading inside the warehouse.

Throughout the time, It specialized on logistics activity and expanded its facilities successively with another warehouse of 7,000 m2 and more recently with a 6,000 m2, now offering 21,000 m2 of covered area in the Industrial Park Autoeuropa in Palmela. Two of the warehouses are equipped with heating systems.

The company is integrated in thyssenkrupp group through its main shareholder Cimex-Nor and is also partially owned by the Imperial Group (Panopa).