Company

PRESENTATION

INJEX, from Portugal to the World

We are a company specialized in the production of technical plastic components by the injection process for all types of machines.

Founded in 2003, in Vila Nova de Famalicão, an industrial city in the North of Portugal. INJEX has a prominent presence in the automotive industry, annually producing millions of parts for brands such as Peugeot, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, Volkswagen, Renault, Audi, Mercedes Benz, among others.

Timeline

2003
January 1

Início da Injex

Início da Injex

A INJEX iniciou a sua atividade em 28 de janeiro de 2003, em Vila Nova de Famalicão, cidade industrial do Norte de Portugal, fabricando peças técnicas por transformação de tecnopolímeros.

2004
January 1

Especialistas em Plástico Injetado

Com o tempo, a INJEX especializa-se na produção de componentes técnicos em plástico pelo processo de injeção para todo o tipo de máquinas.

2005
January 1

Indústria Automóvel

Indústria Automóvel

Entrada no mercado da indústria automóvel produzindo peças em plástico para a Renault, Peugeot e Citröen.

2010
January 1

Norma ISO:9001

Norma ISO:9001

Com a norma industrial ISO:9001, a relação comercial com a indústria automóvel torna-se mais intensa. Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, Volkswagen, Audi e Mercedes Benz são marcas que começam a incorporar produtos da INJEX.

2015
January 1

Crescimento Sustentado

Crescimento Sustentado

Crescendo de forma sustentada, a INJEX promove uma postura de abertura constante à fabricação de novos produtos, à realização de novas parcerias e à conquista de novos mercados internacionais.

2019
January 1

INJEX France

INJEX France

Entrada no mercado francês com a criação da INJEX France. Um marco importante no processo de internacionalização.

2020
January 1

Crescimento na Pandemia

Em 2020, apesar dos constrangimentos provocados pela pandemia da Covid-19, a INJEX regista um volume de negócios de 1,4 milhões de euros, que representa um crescimento de 15% face a 2019.

2021
January 1

Ampliação da Fábrica

Ampliação da Fábrica

Ampliação da área produtiva da INJEX em Vila Nova de Famalicão em cerca de um terço.

January 1

Covid-19 Protected

A INJEX recebe do Quality Evaluation Center o certificado Covid-19 Protected.

January 1

Certificação Óculos de Proteção

Certificação Óculos de Proteção

O FINAS – Finnish Accreditation Service, com sede na Finlândia, credencia a INJEX para a produção e comercialização no espaço europeu dos óculos de proteção individual da marca Looksafety com a norma ISO/IEC 170/65.

January 1

Norma IATF:16949

Norma IATF:16949

A INJEX recebe a certificação internacional de acordo com o referencial IATF:16949, que lhe permite entrar nas listas de fornecedores regulares dos fabricantes de automóveis.

INTERNACIONALIZAÇÃO

Presença no
mercado francês

A INJEX FRANCE é uma equipa de prospeção de novos clientes no mercado francês. A atividade foi iniciada durante o ano de 2020, o que representou um marco importante no processo de internacionalização da INJEX.

CEO

José Duarte Pinheiro de Lacerda

José Duarte Pinheiro de Lacerda, mechanical engineer graduated at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, is the founder and CEO of INJEX.

The history of INJEX began on January 28, 2003, the day that José Duarte Pinheiro de Lacerda and Maria Manuel da Silva Brito Lacerda signed the constitution of the family society.

Thus, the professional dream of José Duarte Pinheiro de Lacerda was fulfilled, who had added to his academic curriculum a postgraduate degree in Polymer Engineering at the University of Minho.

Previously, José Duarte Pinheiro da Lacerda had worked for companies such as Camac, in Santo Tirso, Boa Reguladora, from Vila Nova de Famalicão, and Preh, at Trofa. In the latter, he was responsible for the production of components, which included the transformation of plastics and metals.

Son of two graduates from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto, his father, born in Vila Nova de Famalicão, and his mother, from the village of Vidago, José Duarte was born on May 6, 1962 and lived his childhood in Rebordões, Santo Tirso, and youth in Vila Nova de Famalicão, where he lives.

He always dreamed of being a car driver, photographer or mechanical engineer. He became a mechanical engineer at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. And he kept photography as a hobby and automobiles as a great passion.

The entrepreneurial spirit of José Duarte Pinheiro de Lacerda was particularly notorious when he included the creation of a company in his list of goals.

Almost two decades after the creation of INJEX, the founder’s strategic objective is worked out every day by a team made up of more than 30 employees, whose main lines are technological innovation and internationalization.

Mission

Injex’s mission is dominate it’s technological area, with autonomy, aiming to collaborate with manufacturers in the production of components made of technical plastics, necessary for incorporation in its assembly line.

Vision

Injex intends to continue developing the human and technical resources necessary for customer satisfaction. It seeks to increase differentiation from competitors, asserting itself as the right option for those who decide to resort to external specialized companies, within the large national and international machine manufacturers.

Values