The company Fábrica Metalúrgica da Gandra LDA, based in Mouquim, municipality of V. N. Famalicão, began operations in January 1949 and is a leading manufacturer/ trader of machinery for agriculture, gardening and others.
Mr. Avelino Carvalho da Silva was founder and a pioneer at that time, took all the opportunities and quickly expanded his horizons to the international market.
Since then, because of the market requirements, the company invested in the variety of manufacturing areas and especially in the constant innovation of its products.
Seeking to meet the need of customers, in addition to the construction and sale of machinery and equipment, the company has established to provide the best service in marketed products, trying to distance itself from some competition in this area having technicians with appropriate training.
The activity areas of the company are mainly:
- Technical support
- Production and trading of agricultural machinery and implements
- Repair of agricultural machinery
- Design and installation of wine cellars
- Installation of refrigeration networks in wine cellars
- Study, design and installation of ecological oil presses
- Import of equipment for agriculture and industry
- Services and maintenance of metalworking
- Plumbing services
- Installation of sprinkler irrigation systems
- Installation of central heating
- Electrical equipment
- Wholesale and retail trade of various accessories for plumbing and agriculture
The company has industrial facilities in Gandra Street, nº145 Mouquim, and an exhibition and sales stand at Praça D. Maria II, V. N. Famalicão.