About Us

SIMI - Sociedade Internacional de Montagens Industriais SA, founded in late 1988, is a metalworking company active in the industrial sector, organized for the provision of assembly works, from engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of all types of piping, mechanical equipment, storage tanks, large metalic structures, glass furnaces and maintenance of industrial plants.

SIMI's mission is to comply with the regulatory requirements regarding, Quality, Safety, Environment and Welding in accordance with the normative guidelines NP EN ISO 9001: 2008, OSHAS 18001: 2007, SCC **: 2008 and ISO 3834-2: 2005.

Mission and values

Achieve excellence through differentiation factors, establishing relationships of trust in the quality of service provided and in the continuous improvement of the constructive processes always focused on Customer Satisfaction.

High respect for our employees and partners, developing the activity with high standards in the prevention of Safety, Health and Environment as key factors to increase the competitiveness and the image of SIMI in the market.

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1988
The birth of SIMI

The birth of SIMI

Coinciding with the disappearance of some of the great Portuguese metal-mechanics companies, SIMI has become, in more than 30 years, one of the most reputated local companies in its business area.

Throughout this course, SIMI participated in the main Portuguese industrial projects, which allowed it to reach a top position in the local market.

The first works of SIMI: SOMINCOR /BOLIDEN - Minas de NEVES CORVO; DEGREMONT - ETAR Chelas.

1991
The first steps were taken towards Internationalization

The first steps were taken towards Internationalization

BP/ DRAGADOS, Plataform Fabrication Off-Shore, Cadiz/ Espanha.

The company has made its internationalization a strategic path, growing significantly in foreign markets. SIMI's solutions in the engineering and construction methodology concerning piping, storage tanks, mechanical and metalic structures erection, are being developed in several countries.

1997
Opening of the new delegation SIMI Norte

Opening of the new delegation SIMI Norte

Given its strong presence in this region north of the country, whose main activity consisted on the Projects Management and specialized Manpower.

1998
Foundation of SIMI Mozambique

Foundation of SIMI Mozambique

The new subsidiary, located in Maputo, concentrates its activity of mechanical construction in the Cement Industry and Water Treatment Infrastructures.

In Portugal, SIMI develops emblematic works at the EXPO 98.

2002
New image - Inauguration of new offices in Lisbon

New image - Inauguration of new offices in Lisbon

2004
Quality Certification ISO9001

Quality Certification ISO9001

Completion of the Quality Certification , according to ISO 9001: 2000.

SIMI develops emblematic works at EURO2004 Football Championship, namely Sporting Lissabon Stadium (Alvalade XXI) and Algarve Stadium.

2005
Angolan Market

Angolan Market

SIMI begins its activity in the Angola with the production expansion capacity of FPSO Girassol - Offshore.

2007
Safety Certification OSHAS18001

Safety Certification OSHAS18001

Completion of the Safety Certification , according to OSHAS 18001:2007.

2010
Foundation of SIMI Brasil

Foundation of SIMI Brasil

The birth of SIMI Brasil, opens horizons to the diversification and the continuity of a solid business project in the Brazilian Market.

2011
Expansion

Expansion

The participation of SIMI BRASIL in the capital of VIPETRO, with the purpose of participating in the works of Petrobras and the local Natural Gas distributor.

MARSIMI, established in September 2011, has as its first objective the phosphate industry and is expected to extend it to other sectors of industrial activity.

In Portugal, SIMI obtains the VCA certification (SCC **) allowing to work as main contractor in BENELUX region.

2012
Foundation of SIMI Cameron

Foundation of SIMI Cameron

In 2012, SIMI, in partnership with Foster Wheeler, starts the SONARA Refinery Modernization Project, in Limbé, Cameroon. The refinery modernization project involves the pre-fabrication and assembly of piping, equipment, 2 furnaces and the arection of 10 Atmospheric Tanks involving more than 400 operational workers.

2013
Welding Certification ISO 3834-2

Welding Certification ISO 3834-2

Completion of the Welding Certification , according to ISO 384-2.

2015
New Shareholder - Atena Equity Partners

New Shareholder - Atena Equity Partners

In December 2015, Atena I - Venture Capital Fund enters into SIMI's capital, becoming its reference shareholder.

2016
North Africa Expansion

North Africa Expansion

Born the business project in Algeria - RMSIMI.

SIMI has been involved in the international development of its business since 1988, having carried out projects in more than 30 countries and is represented through subsidiaries in Mozambique, Algeria and Cameroon.

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GROUP

SIMI Moçambique

Founded in 1988

SIMI International

Founded in 2007

SIMI Camarões

Founded in 2012

RMSIMI Argélia

Founded in 2016

Throughout its journey, SIMI has achieved a top position in the Portuguese industrial and mechanical construction market, having been involved since its formation in the main local projects, in parallel, has over the years developed significant growth abroad, strengthening its international presence.

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