About Us

springs for professionals

Over 30 Years
Driving the future with you.

Soares & Simões, Lda. is one of the most prominent companies in the production of springs in Aveiro, Portugal. Our activity focuses on the production of all kinds of technical springs, hooks, rings and rollings for the industry, including tensile, torsion, compression and zig-zag springs, shaped wires and tape.
We are leaders in the manufacture of zig zag springs, with a production capacity of 70,000 zig zag springs per day. With over 30 years of history, among our customers, we have the largest sofa manufacturers, who trust the quality and innovation of Soares & Simões.
Among our priorities are the well-being of our customers, our employees and the environment..

# Innovation

We stand for Innovation.
We increasingly invest in business evolution and innovation.
We believe that it is possible to improve, and always receptive to new challenges and opportunities.

# Green

We stand for the Environment.
We invest in renewable energy in order to reduce the energy impact and become an energy self-sustainable company.

# Certification

We stand for Quality. We use the best raw materials on the market for greater durability of our customers’ applications and we guarrantee that all batches are checked by our quality system, for a “zero flaws” strategy.
Soares & Simões is a company certified to the ISO 9001: 2015 standard and is committed to complying with the applicable requirements and continuously improving the effectiveness of the Quality Management System and the performance of the organization.

In addition to certification in quality management, the company invested in the improvement of production processes with the implementation of “lean management”, which also included the bet on new quality control equipment that allows to carry out advanced tests of tension, fatigue and force measurement, reinforcing thus its position in the market of manufacturers of technical springs (torsion, tension and compression), zig zag springs, wire forming, ribbon springs, hooks, rings and rollings for the industry sector. We are also able to work with wire thickness between 0,15mm and 25mm.

Mission

Our mission is to work with the commitment that caracterizes us, with the objective of growing both nationally and internationally.

We also recognize the importance of preservig the environment, which is why we bet on renewable energies, through the use of photovoltaic panels in our facilities.

We invest in cutting edge greener technologies, for greater precision of our products and greater sustainability for our company, reducing the impact of the energy consumption of our activity and, at the same time, enabling us to be self-sufficient in our production.

Values

The values ​​that underlie Soares & Simões activity are professionalism and the quality of products and services.

We operate in a transparent manner and seek to build a relationship of trust with our client.

We drive the future together. In order to satisfy your needs and valuing the rigor of our activity.

Recognition

certificates and awards

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Soares & Simões is proud to belong to AIMMAP - Association of Metallurgical, Metalworking and Related Industries of Portugal, an association whose main purpose is to serve its members by guiding them in constantly improving competitiveness and innovation, contributing to the promotion and dynamization of the Metallurgical and Metalworking sector.

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Soares & Simões is proud to belong to AIMMAP - Association of Metallurgical, Metalworking and Related Industries of Portugal, an association whose main purpose is to serve its members by guiding them in constantly improving competitiveness and innovation, contributing to the promotion and dynamization of the Metallurgical and Metalworking sector.

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Soares & Simões follows the ISO 9001:2015 standard, ensuring all requirements of the quality management system, and confirms that it is a reliable supplier of goods and services.

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Soares & Simões is “PME Líder”, title awarded by IAPMEI for its high levels of performance, financial strength and effectiveness.

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Soares & Simões was honored another year with the title of PME Excellence in 2017 by IAPMEI, which once again validates as one of the Portuguese companies highlighted by its strategy of innovation, growth and internationalization capacity.