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When will Ovar have a Hot Forming line?

The increasingly demanding crash performance requirements, associated with the need to reduce emissions by reducing vehicles’ weight, finds its perfect match in the HoFo products.

The joint effects of growing customer demands for hot formed products, plant awareness, and a dynamic sales force, finally resulted in the acquisition of a project that without a doubt marks the decade’s most important project for our Portuguese plants. It involves an investment of more than 25 million euros, which includes a new production hall plant expansion, the installation of one hot forming line, two spot welding cells, and up to three laser cutting cells.

Finally, we can proudly answer: Ovar will have a Hot Forming line in 2019! With this important step, our Company reinforces its presence and competitiveness in the Iberian and Mediterranean region that has gained relevance in number of produced cars in recent years.

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