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Who are we? | Andaltec
Andaltec es un centro tecnológico especializado en sistemas de iluminación para automoción, plásticos en contacto con alimentos, prototipado y materiales.
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Who are we?

ORGANISATION

Andaltec is a non-profit Private Foundation, created in 2003 by 29 different companies and organisations.

We are a National Technological Centre, acknowledged by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

We offer advanced technological services, R&D project development and specialised training focused on the improvement of corporative competitiveness.

Our main goal is “to contribute to the general profit of society and its economic status, through the promotion and enhancement of competitiveness in companies working with plastics as a product or process, as well as any other industry that can be benefited from the knowledge and technologies employed in the plastics and related sectors”.

 

MISSION

We intend to provide “ADDED VALUE” to companies working in the plastics and related sector by means of innovative and technological advanced services, which will increase their productivity and competitiveness in a sustainable way.

 

VISION

Creation of a “culture of innovation”, being a technological reference in R&D management for the plastics and related sectors. Support the foundation of new companies; consolidation and expansion of already existing corporations.

 

VALUES

We regard the customer as “our most important asset”.

We execute “tailor-made” projects.

We employ a highly-qualified staff with vast real experience in companies.

We offer creative and innovative solutions to the problems companies bring in front of us.

Team spirit, in consonance with our organisation’s Mission and Vision.

We can carry forward every project and service with our own means.

Capability and the right attitude to convey our knowledge.

Confidentiality.

We have been awarded the following certifications:

  

Andaltec contributes and cooperates with several national and international Technological Platforms, such as Packnet, Materplat, M2F y Manuket, BBI and Photonics 21.

Moreover, the centre has signed collaboration agreements with different universities and other R&D organisations.

Our staff

Our team is made up of more than 150 professionals. 80% of them are engineers, university and PhD graduates, with a huge work experience in the plastics sector and related ones, such as packaging and the automotive industry.

FACILITIES

BUILDING 1 (4.200 m2)

  • Department for engineering, simulations and technological development.
  • Project management department.
  • European Project Office.
  • Physical-chemical lab.
  • Dimensional metrology and reverse engineering lab.
  • Training and technology transfer area.
  • Work stations for research staff.
  • Area for R&D start-ups, in which technological companies can enjoy an optimal environment to kick off their operations.
  • Auditorium that can sit up to 160 guests.

BUILDING 2 (6.600 m2)

  • Pilot plant: Lab for Injection, Extrusion, Laminating and Thermoforming processes. Wire manufacturing for FDM.
  • Biodegradability and Compostability lab.
  • Photometric tunnel for light measurement (L = 30m), with Goniophotometer and Colormeter.
  • Tunnel for road driving simulation (80m x 20m x 4m, with 3 lanes + hard shoulders).
  • Area for experimental pilot testing.
  • Area for prototype design and manufacture: 3-D printing centre, vacuum casting section, mechanization workshop, painting and metalising booths, surface coating workshop.
  • Electronics lab.

ENVIRONMENTAL CARE

Andaltec has recently created a recycling centre within its facilities. It is intended to manage dangerous waste derived from the Foundation’s regular activity.

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees