This article showcases our top picks for the best Spain based Mechanical Engineering startups. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Mechanical Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Spain Mechanical Engineering Startups
Aernnova is a leading Aerostructures company specialized in the design and manufacturing of Aerostructures and related components, such as Empennages, Wings and Rear Fuselages. – Full responsibility over the product lifecycle – from conceptual and detailed design, testing & certification to serial production and in-service support, adapting to the needs of our customers.
We combine the integral management of major Aerostructures with specialized business units for engineering, component manufacturing and in service support: – Product and manufacturing engineering, with a team of over 1,000 engineers specialized in managing complete work packages. – Composite components manufacturing, with strong ATL, HLU and Out of Autoclave technologies – Metallic detailed part manufacturing in sheet metal, machining and surface treatments including final processes – Product Support (24/7), spare parts management, repair activities, technical assistance and publications.
Sadako Technologies is a Spanish innovative company incorporated in 2012 as a result of the concern of its founders to use technology and engineering to build a better world. Specialists in the development of latest generation technologies in the areas of computer vision and robotics, they are developing real solutions for real customers in order to bring technology to market and create high value for their customers, their company and the whole society.
Sadako Technologies takes its name from a Japanese girl called Sadako Sasaki who survived in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb exploded. She has become example of effort, courage and hope, which are their company values.
Sadako Technologies has received the “Seal of Excellence Certificate” of Horizon 2020 by the European Commission, and also the accreditation of “Innovative SME” of the Ministery of Economy, Government of Spain.. .
Genaq replicates the natural rain process for a sustainable distributed water production. Since 2008, the company has been investing in the research, development and industrialization of atmospheric water generators, offering the market a variety of water generation units as well as customized developments for specific needs.
As a result of this development, the 3rd generation of Genaq water generators is already in operation all over the world. Genaq is part of an industrial group that possesses more than 30 years of experience designing and manufacturing HVAC and refrigeration units.
Our group, with more than 24 M€ in operating revenues, gives us the financial and industrial capability to be able to face higher production levels than our competitors. Genaq has access to the knowledge of more than 70 engineers within the group, and to more than 14.000 m2 of highly technological and automated industrial facilities..
AVS or Added Value Solutions is a European SME setup in 2006. It is one of the world’s leading companies for the design and development of high quality equipment for research infrastructures worldwide.
It has developed a High Heat Rejection Thermal Control System (HEART) that is an innovative Mechanically Pumped Loop, a new product for thermal control purposes capable of dissipating more than 10kW that will assure an easier manufacturing and improved performances (50% increase in durability), easier assembly and more efficient manufacturing cost compared to actual alternative solutions.. .
Safe Load Testing Technologies
Safe Load Testing is a world wide company specialized in Packaging Engineering and Transport Simulation testing equipment. The company designs and manufactures innovative solutions to optimize the product + packaging system throughout the distribution cycle.
Safe Load Testing offers its own simulation transport technology to reproduce physical and mechanical risks associated with the goods distribution process, to improve quality, reduce damages and costs. All its solutions are characterized by their cutting-edge technology, their intuitive use, their design and by complying with the security standards to guarantee the CE Mark.
Furthermore, all of them meet a full range of test standards including ISTA, ASTM, ISO, EN or EUMOS, with the guarantee of maximum reliability and accuracy, simulating the reality in each test.In addition, Safe Load Testing offers high added value services based on its profound experience and expertise.. .
Lancor is an expert in manufacturing motors for elevators and electric motors for wind generators. They design and produce electrical machines and motors by their own or in collaboration with their customers.
We work for different market sectors as elevation, automation, generation, vehicles… and in any other development in which they can collaborate with their knowledge, production facilities, and flexibility.. .
Tecnoturbines develops hydraulic turbines especially designed to generate electricity under variable hydraulic conditions from water distribution networks, hydro power plants and industries. Founded in 2012 by Spanish entrepreneurs, the company is involved throughout the lifecycle of its projects, with two patents already on the market.
It is on a mission to promote progress by reducing power costs and bringing power to remote areas in water-related industrial sectors. Offering both, Off-Grid and Grid-Tied solutions from just 1Watt to 300kW..
GPTech develops power electronic devices which uses the state of the art technology to provide new solutions to the renewable energy sector. Today, GPtech is present in four continents, either by means of offices or projects in which the company has collaborated.
It has achieved a strong presence among fast growing PV countries in Europe and has become the leader company in Latin America. In addition, it has positioned itself in growing geographies such as USA, China, South Africa or India..
Applus+ is one of the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification companies. They are recognized as a global reference for quality and integrity.
With 18,000 employees, they operate a network of more than 350 offices and laboratories in more than 60 countries across all continents. They provide solutions for clients in all types of sectors, to ensure that their assets and products comply with environmental, quality, health and safety standards and regulations..
Telice is dedicated to the design, assembly, and maintenance of industrial facilities. The world becomes more increasingly and most critically on systems and technologies.
Those that are currently available are multiplying exponentially and becoming more and more complex. So on the requirements related to installation, maintenance and operation.
TELICE has contributed to this development since 1973 making our motto a reality, technology in the field. Our extensive experience has made us a preferred partner that had carried out quality works and service projects for significant public administrations, and also building contractors and technology companies.
Our specialists can carry out a wide range of complex tasks related to the design, installation, testing and maintenance of different technology systems, as either a contractor or subcontractor. The customers profit from our philosophy that is focused on provide directly comprehensive services ‘in the field’.
That simplifies the accomplishment of all requirements, streamlines execution operations and improves flexibility, resulting in costs reduction and fine adherence to deadlines.. .
Tecnimusa is a mechanical and industrial engineering company, specialized in the design and manufacture of intra-logistics solutions. Its activity includes both the manufacture of specific machinery (hanger counters, enclosing and box sealers, seal cutters, box formers and placement systems), as well as the design and development of tailor-made solutions for specific problems that customers have to face.
Tecnimusa relies on an innovative, multidisciplinary team, committed to the success of each Project that the company develops. They invent, design, and manufacture, motivated by a proactive, flexible and committed attitude, which drives us to the most efficient solutions.
In order to advance the posible needs of clients, they develop a continous research and innovation activity in our facilities.. .
Hardwarriors is a developer of hardware solutions and cloud platforms to allow the deployment of a secure IoT and IIoT. It sells hardware and subscription to its cloud, especially for business.aims to create hardware tools to allow particulars and businesses to deploy a secure IoT and IIoT infrastructure.
The company was founded in 2017 by Daniel Rebollo Lorenzo and Marta Palacios Cuesta.. .
Seppelec is an engineering company that develops and manufactures high technology process machinery. We are leaders in the fluid process and provide “turnkey” solutions for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.
In Seppelec we are specialists in the design of machinery for production rooms and we develop all our engineering and automation projects according to the specific needs of each company, always with personalized solutions and an integral service with a vocation for excellence. Seppelec has its institutional headquarters, its logistics, and manufacturing center in Madrid (Spain), from where it distributes its products to the whole world..
Dynatec is a major engineering services company founded in 1974 with its corporate base in Madrid and offices in Spain, the US, and Panama. With more than 300 employees, 30 international clients, and annual revenues of more than $30M USD, it has become one of the most prestigious leading providers of services and solutions in the areas of energy and industrial engineering.
They believe that the best way to deliver these services is through the profound knowledge of their clients and the talent of their engineers to tailor solutions adapted to both their needs and requirements. Applying the experience accumulated during four decades working in international leading edge projects, Dynatec identifies the best formulas for the challenges multinational corporations face when confronted with the need to hire extremely specialized and qualified engineers for high profile projects..
Largoiko is a mechatronic engineering company that since 1999 has been dedicated to the automation of industrial processes and the manufacture of special or customized machinery. It is comprised of a multidisciplinary team with experience in all areas of project development: mechanical and electrical design, manufacturing (with our own machining workshop), programming, assembly and commissioning.
This allows them to quickly and flexibly respond to the needs of the customer. The company works in the sectors that require automation to improve production, enhance quality and reduce costs: automotive, household appliances, electrical devices, food, renewable energy, graphic arts, etc.
Largoiko provides the involvement and commitment necessary for our customers to continue trusting them and collaborating in future projects.. .
SEADM is focused on the design, manufacture, and commercialization of high sensitivity equipment for the analysis of nanoparticles and compounds at ultra-trace levels. It aims to become a centre of excellence in the field of analytical instrumentation for the detection of trace elements, based on the know-how of its technical consultant and co-founder Juan Fernandez de la Mora, Yale University professor.
SEADM technology is based upon the integration of electro-spray ionization, mass spectrometry and mobility analysis. The company is located in Boecillo (Valladolid) about 200 km North West of Madrid, with a 250 m2 laboratory area.
Currently, it has 15 employees, all of them university graduates on account of operations of manufacturing, R&D and marketing.. .
Idaero SL is an engineering company that provides services in sectors such as aerospace, defense, space, transport, and etc. The company specializes in all phases of product development, such as structural analysis, design, optimization and process monitoring until manufacturing.
Composite and metallic materials. Idaero offers a real service and commitment to customers, adding an extra value..
Pyro Fire Extinction
Pyro develops tools that open new possibilities in the fight against forest fires, improving the safety of people facing the threat of fire. Pyro starts its business activity in 2013 with the support of the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
In Pyro, they work on the design of their own products applied to the field of control and extinction of forest fires, with the aim of introducing new tools that allow to perform safer actions, with greater control and efficiency in the protection of natural spaces against the threat of forest fires. The company’s business strategy identifies the activity of R & D as a fundamental element of competitiveness and value proposition..
Skyway is a privately held company that provides telecommunications services to multiple-dwelling buildings/communities, such as apartments, condominiums, business/industrial complexes, shopping centers, and hotels. Unlike other telecommunications providers, Skyway believes that landlords and developers should share in the profits generated by the services it delivers.
Skyway has created a unique program called HOTPIPE.NET that makes it possible for landlords and developers to own the telecommunication network that serves their property … with no out-of-pocket investment and no time spent managing the system!.
Ennomotive is n open innovation platform with crowdsourcing of engineers that helps companies solve real-life technological challenges. Through its open innovation platform companies post their challenges and get solutions developed by its community of more than 17,000 engineers for cash prizes and recognition.
The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.. .
Plactherm is a revolutionary smart floor heating system able to generate independent thermal zones, while saves up 30% of energy consumption. Plactherm is a revolutionary smart underfloor heating system, remotely controllable, highly efficient, compatible with renewable energies, environment friendly and the most important, able to generate independent thermal zones! As they know, each person have different kind of comfort temperature, with their system, they can provide to the user the possibility to control it.
Increasing significantly the comfort and reducing more than 30% of energy consumption.. .
Eco-Sistems Watermakers designs, develops and manufactures watermakers known for their energy-saving systems. Energy savings has been a key priority in developing the whole range of Eco-Sistems Watermakers water desalinisation devices.
The company has been committed to sustainability since the mid-1990s, making it a pioneer in developing efficient, eco-friendly seawater desalination solutions. For example, the rotary pumps used on all of the company’s products features an energy-recovery system.
In addition to the well-known systems with ETD piston pumps –a range that can produce between 30 and 90 litres per hour– the Eco-Sistems Watermakers catalogue also includes the best rotary pump for mid-size water desalinisation systems (200/300 litres/hour). This is a true technological revolution in the field of energy recovery for seawater desalination systems of this size..
Grupo Navec Servicios Industriales
NAVEC is a business group that supplies the broadest and most efficient range of services to industry. It is made up of firmly established and strategically located companies that operate in the petrochemical, energy, cement, and food, etc.
industrial sectors, with a view to building the future on the basis of the very best of 30 years’ experience. We turn our clients’ challenges into solutions by using our skills in managing engineering, manufacturing, assembly and maintenance in the industrial sector and by adding value to the process.
This we do with the backing of our autonomous teams who are skilled at both managing resources and exceeding our clients’ expectations.. .
GH Electrotermia S.A. designs, manufactures, commercializes, and repairs industrial induction heating solutions.
It offers micro-fusion inductors; and hardening and tempering, pipe seam welding, bonding, hard and soft soldering, forge heading, wire and strip heating, shrink-fitting, surface coating, and galvanizing products, as well as inductors/oscillators, and MF and HF-generators. The company also provides advisory services in the areas of investment analysis, application development and optimization, part test laboratory, and pre-series production; and offers solution design, system manufacturing, start-up, care, installation, training, and technical assistance services..
Tecnatom is an engineering company that has been providing services to the nuclear sector since 1957. Its primary activities are inspection and structural integrity services, operation personnel training via the use of full-scope simulators and plant operation support engineering.
Over the last decade Tecnatom has diversified its services and products into the international market and other industrial sectors such as the aviation, railway and petrochemical sector etc. It provides services and products with highly advanced technology, which are constantly being improved to adapt to the needs and requirements of their various clients and markets..
Effitronix is a company based on innovation, efficiency and efficiency with more than twenty years of experience in maintenance and industrial automation. Their main mission is to offer a quality service and provide personalized and customized solutions to meet the needs of their customers, regardless of their industrial sector.
Effitronix’s human team is made up of a highly qualified multidisciplinary group, capable of responding quickly and efficiently, who is accustomed to working under pressure and willing to advise him at all times.. .
FLUBETECH SL is a PVD (Magnetron Sputtering evaporation technology) and CVD (Reactive Particles CVD and Hot Filament CVD) job coatings plant located in Castellar del Vallès, near Barcelona. Since it was funded, Flubetech activity was focused in hard thin films coatings.
It started in 2006 as a start up company in IQS (Private University on Chemistry) with Reactive Particle CVD technology. In 2010 Flubetech moved to Terrassa and set up a Magnetron Sputtering reactor for PVD coatings.
In 2015 Flubetech has moved to a new plant in Castellar del Vallès. Flubetech is offering the most common coatings as TiN, AlTiN (Hyperlox), but specially DLC, TiB2, PC Diamond and Hipims coatings as HPN1 and Hardlox.
Cutting tools, injection molds, cold and hot stamping dies and bio – medical devices are the industrial areas were these coatings have been implemented. Flubetech has got its ISO 9001/2008 and ISO 13485/2012 certification in 2013 to carry on processes for different industrial areas as: automotive, aerospace, food, chemical and bio – medical.
Nowadays Flubetech is dealing with Spanish, Portugese, French, and Chile manufacturers.. .
Dasware Technologies is a company specialized in the design, development, and commercialization of devices, founded by Ignacio de Martín and Manuel Rivero. The company designs innovative products to make life easier for people.
It has the backing of the Minerva Program, which granted a support of €30,000 for the development of its activity and the growth of the company. Dasware products are Internet of Things devices, the great industrial revolution in which the world is immersed.
The Internet of Things products serve to improve the quality of life of people, from their personal objects, to their life at home and in their urban environment, their city. Dasware’s goal is to build products that turn houses into smart homes, connected homes, and where efficiency and sustainability can be improved and consumption reduced.
Therefore, Dasware collaborates with other companies to carry out social projects from engineering and product design. At the moment its activity is limited to the Spanish market..
Asociación Ingenieros ICAI
Asociación Ingenieros ICAI brings together engineers from ICAI whose degrees are those of Electromechanical Engineer or Industrial Engineer. They want to be facilitators of the strengthening of networking, union and loyal collaboration; as well as maintaining a vigilant attitude in the defense of its prestige.
They also refer to an active role in the progress of engineering that leads to economic growth, the achievement of social achievements and weight in socioeconomic decision making. Asociación Ingenieros ICAI was founded in 1963 and is based in Madrid, Spain..
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