As part of the strategy for safety and health at work, to promote and create a global culture of safety, FREZITE promoted an ideas contest throughout the month of April to mark the theme. Employees were challenged to propose ideas to improve safety and health conditions in the workplace, to prevent work accidents and occupational diseases. The best ones will be awarded. The commemoration of this day, on April 28, aims to raise awareness and alert companies and workers to the importance of this issue.
Last year it had already supported the M&Ms Motorsport team from Cenfim - Centro de Formação Profissional da Indústria Metalúrgica e Metalomecânica (Portuguese Professional Training Center of the Metallurgical and Metal-mechanical Industry) from Trofa in this inter-school challenge. In F1 in schools, trainees design and manufacture their own miniature Formula 1 racing cars, using 3D design software and manufacturing technologies such as laser cutters and 3D printers. This year the young quintet returned with a victory won in the regional championship, also picking up awards for best engineering design, fastest car and best portfolio and marketing. The team is now preparing for the national final that will take place on May 24th and 25th. Keep the good work!
The Shared Services of FREZITE Group in Portugal have moved from pavilion 1 to pavilion 3 at the Headquarters in Trofa. They are now located in the largest plant, until now exclusively allocated to the manufacture of circular saws blades unit. This change aims to allocate more space for the finished product warehouse of FREZITE's Wood Division. The now vacant offices in pavilion 1 are expected to be occupied by the commercial, product, process, and purchasing teams of the Wood Division.
The fixtures and special machines company of FREZITE Group, which already has sales in North America, has strengthened its commitment to the Mexican market by now having a dedicated person to work exclusively in that market. It also held technical training sessions last month for its growing customer base. In this way, the company has been asserting itself as a valuable partner, ensuring greater productivity and lower maintenance costs for its customers.
FREZITE sponsored the edition of the book "Design and selection of mechanical components" by Paulo Flores, Professor at the University of Minho. Presented on 15 February in the "Inaugural Class of Mechanical Engineering 2023", an event with the participation of the Founder of FREZITE, José Manuel Fernandes, who gave a lecture on "Sustainability on the economy growth by industry and services". With 742 pages, the book is the first compendium in this area in the Portuguese language. It presents the fundamentals for the design and selection of mechanical components, followed by solved application exercises covering traditional subjects of general mechanics, automotive, aeronautics, mechatronics, but also biomechanics and biomedicine. An initiative made within the scope of FREZITE corporate responsibility policy.
The employees gathered, once again, to participate in the S. Silvestre Porto race. The 28th edition of this event, held on January 8th, in the streets of the “Invicta” (Invictus city) as is known Porto, the Group was represented by employees from FREZITE, SERI and FHP. With some access difficulties to the race, in this event, FREZITE had 15 representatives in the 10-kilometer race and two employees who participated in the 5-kilometer walk. They promise to return.
Sent on Three Kings' Day in digital magazine format, FreziWorks reviews the news that marked the FREZITE Group in the past year. From organization to business, including partnerships with educational institutions, participation in fairs and events, as well as missions are some of the themes covered in the magazine. Read here.