Ecrimesa Group has taken an important step towards modernising its quality and management processes. Faced with the need for a more efficient system, we have implemented new software that significantly improves management in key sectors such as automotive and aerospace. In this article we examine the details of this transition and how it is impacting

The installation of robotic systems has gained esential relevance in industry 4.0, characterized by the integration of digital technologies and automation in production processes. An example of this evolution is the Robotized Installation for Wax Assembling in Investment Casting technology that we have integrated at Ecrimesa Group. In this context, automation not only improves productivity,

At Ecrimesa Group, we understand that the key to the complete satisfaction of our customers lies in a constant evolution and adaptation to their needs. And the commitment begins with commercial attention. In 2021 we began the implementation of a CRM. This tool, developed in collaboration with technology experts, is designed to optimize interaction with

Alex, Environment, risk prevention and laboratory technician shares his 21-year career in Ecrimesa Group, highlighting his role in the evolution of the firm towards sustainability and innovation. Get to know his work and personal life, his view upon the new generations, and his interests beyond work.

In the current industrial environment, connectivity stands as a fundamental column to enhance efficiency and competitiveness in factories. As we acquire “smart” machinery, a question appears: how to connect still functional, but older analog facilities? In this article, we will share our experience in developing our own connectivity solutions in our industrial facilities.  In the

Summary of the different properties of the MIM and its various utilities in Ecrimesa.

Javier mantilla

We´re glad to introduce you Javier Mantilla: The man who makes magic with fire. MIM sintering worker and an exceptional witness of the evolution of Ecrimesa.

Digitization working sheets

The digitization of guidelines or process sheets is a key project that we have carried out in Ecrimesa Group. This internal project, framed within the Industry 4.0 actions, aims to improve our efficiency and productivity. Before, operators printed and took the process sheets and standards necessary for their work, which resulted in an excessive use

Manuel Collado

Manuel Collado: The quiet man

Meet Manuel Collado. More than 37 years in Ecrimesa, currently in the Coating Department and about to start a new chapter of his life.

Daniel García is an Inspection Operator at Ecrimesa Group. A sports and aquarium lover, one phrase defines him: Every effort has its reward.

Locksmith industry has historically been a potential sector for our technologies, both in INVESTMENT CASTING and in MIM technology, but it is especially in this last one where the increase in recent years has been more important, positioning itself as one of the main manufacturing markets today. Why is the locksmith sector growing? On the

The last December number of PIM International magazine, includes a Case Study prepared by our technical director, Manuel Caballero. In the article, Manuel Caballero reviews a conversion process in which a die-cast zinc hinge set is redesigned for production with MIM in 316L stainless steel, improving significantly mechanical properties.  Die casting is a widely used

We interviewed Eduardo Valenzuela, International Market Manager. If I had to change, it would only be for Racing Santander.

Meet Antonio García, MIM Quality Engineer responsible for the development of new projects and improvements in Ecrimesa Group.

We interviewed Emilio Álvarez, Quality Engineer at Ecrimesa Group and very fond of music, particularly drums.

Continuous Improvement Digital System

We have implemented a Sustainable Continuous Improvement System with the recent introduction of FOCUS Smart Productivity.

We interviewed Alfonso Romero, Head of Continuous Improvement at Ecrimesa, enigmatic and committed, he loves it when plans go well.

We interviewed our National Market Manager, who tells us about his experiences and a variety of other interests.

About the implementation of a new system for inspection of metallurgical defects with the help of deep learning.

We had an interesting interview with Lucía Anero, who is currently working successfully as Project Manager at Ecrimesa Group.

We have interviewed Pedro Gutiérrez, Delivery Manager at Ecrimesa, who tells us about his evolution with Ecrimesa.

We interviewed Juan Francisco Pérez, who tells us about his different functions at Ecrimesa and about his various interests.

Elena Mora: Character and planning

We interviewed Elena Mora, who tells us about her experience at Ecrimesa and other cultures she is interested in learning about.

MIM piece

Case study and analysis of the use of BASF’s Catamold(r) for the manufacture of automotive parts, particularly with MIM.

Daniel Seco

We interviewed Daniel Seco, our Process Engineer, who tells us about his experience in Ecrimesa and his varied interests.

New Blog about the growing importance of the Defense Sector for the use of metal injection molding and Investment Casting.

We interviewed Juan Martinez, our Production Manager. His work has been key in the development of Ecrimesa.

Learn about the technical details we use for the design and development of new components using Investment Casting.

We have interviewed Fernando Guerrero, who tells us about his deep bond with the company and his experiences within it.

Aeropuerto

The aeronautical sector and its particular importance for the future of the metal industry, under the analysis of Ecrimesa Group.

Emilio Fernández

We interviewed Emilio Fernández, Quality Manager at Ecrimesa, who tells us about his experiences and a particular wish.

Defense Piece

The evolution of Investment Casting: the parts since the beginning of the company, when each technology is best applied, the basic rules and tips to keep in mind.

Sarai-Usle

Meet Sarai Uslé, currently in charge of wax assembly, who is part of the third generation of the family at Ecrimesa.

For more than three decades, Pedro Luis Fernández worked at Ecrimesa fulfilling various functions. After finishing his cycle with us, today he tells us about his plans for the future. I know I was lucky for the team I had, and how much we laughed! We had a great atmosphere. How long have you been

We introduce you to Investment Casting and MIM as the techologies we apply within the Medical Industry.

We interviewed Francisca García, our Market Development Manager for Germany, who tells us about her beginnings and some of her adventures.

We interviewed Stéphane Vidal, our Country Manager for France, about his history in the company and some of his personal views.

Details of the metal injection molding process, and technology outlook for 2022 in Europe.

Ecrimesa advises you with important details for the creation of your project for the production of metal parts by metal injection molding.

Accurate comparison of the different industrial steel treatment technologies.

The comparison between MIM and other technologies in this blog, allows us to better understand why this method is so much in demand in the market.

Cost of a MIM piece

All the important details you need to consider to calculate the cost of a MIM part.

Comparative analysis of metal parts manufacturing technologies: MIM / FDM / Binder Jetting

Downloadable case study about the Desktop Metal Studio System and the advantages of its application in the steel fabrication industry.

MIM vs Investment Casting

Comparative analysis of technologies suitable for the manufacture of metal parts (MIM vs. Investment Casting)

Additive manufacturing comparison: studio system desktop metal, conventional filament and binder jetting printers.

Even though the investment casting is an industrially fully developed process, its limits have been pushed during the last years towards producing larger and more complex pieces compared to the last decades.  The following image shows the market positioning and development tendency of investment casting:  On the one hand, larger production volumes are being outsourced more

What is additive manufacturing?  Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing or rapid prototyping, is the fabrication of metal parts by using a 3D model and applying several layers of material to it.  Fabricating metal parts through additive manufacturing has become one of the most interesting technologies of the sector throughout the last decade –

Installations

Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) is a suitable technology to fabricate small or medium-sized pieces with complex geometry. A variety of materials can be used (stainless steels, low-alloy steels, soft magnetic, tooling steel or ceramic materials). MIM combines the technique and versatility of plastic injection with sintering in order to fabricate metal pieces with high density

Proceso MIM

Investment Casting

Investment casting is among the oldest industrial manufacturing processes still being applied today. Its history can be traced back to 4,000 BC. At this time, bee wax and other animal greases were used instead of synthetic waxes employed today. Samples of sculptures crafted with investment casting have been found in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South