Type: SME | Country: Spain

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Brief description of the organisation/department/laboratory:

GIS came into being in Valls (Tarragona) in 2003 with the objective to provide a technical assistance for foundries as well as providing the most advanced equipment of the industry.

GIS offers long-lasting, strong and personal relationships between us and our customers with the best intentions for a good combination of projects with new technologies for foundry’s and service.

The key to our success is a well trained and educated team which has been recognized because of their experience and professionalism.

GIS is dedicated since year 2003 to manufacturing special furnaces for non-standard applications for the aluminium and magnesium industry.

The R+D department is our key regarding our strategy to make continuous development for special applications, collaborating with our customers.

Main tasks assigned in the project:

GIS, with our knowledge and experience as furnace manufactures, can contribute to develop new technologies applied for the melting materials like aluminium or glass.

Previous experience in the field:

GIS has experience with special refractory materials and heating systems for several applications like continuous casting operations in aluminium and magnesium.

Persons assigned to the project:

Name: Francisco Garcia
In the company /lab since: 2003.
Responsibility in the company / lab : General manager
Experience and background : 30 years as new development responsible in BMW (Germany)
Previous participation in EU/other projects: MAGNO project.

Name: Igotz Arocena
In the company /lab since: 2005.
Responsibility in the company / lab : R+D responsible
Experience and background : 11 years as engineering responsible in several foundries (Spain)
Previous participation in EU/other projects: MAGNO project.

Previous participation in other projects:

MAGNO project, involved in CENIT funds of the Spanish government.


Giesserei Instandsetzung Service 2003 S.L.
Carrer Masia Nova, 15
08800 Vilanova i la Geltru
Fax: 935 507 373

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