Simex looking to the future after 30 years in businessPublished 10/5 at 11:39
Simex was founded in 1991 in San Giovanni in Persiceto, Emilia. The company has continued to develop new attachments suitable for various fields of application gaining patents for equipment for roadworks, infrastructures, utilities, demolition, construction and quarrying.
Simex keeps on growing, becoming well established in international markets, with production facilities being expanded in order to accommodate a wider product range. During its 30 years, the company has become a partner of choice for thousands of earthmoving industry professionals worldwide, now operating a production plant that covers a total area of 48,000m².
2020 however was marked by numerous challenges, some more diffcult than others, which Simex addressed by investing further in facilities and logistics, increasing its R&D effort and focusing on developing its human resources. Today, 30 years since its inception, Simex boasts a state of the art production department, capable of producing up to 500 units per month during peak demand periods. A large amount of space is dedicated to testing equipment so as to ensure the highest quality standards with each area being reserved for a specific type of product.
At the end of 2019, an indoor logistics area of 7,500m² was opened to ensure increased stock capacity and, as a result, shorter delivery times. The new warehouse is just the latest in a series of structural developments which include automated vertical warehouses, whilst boring and robotic welding stations allow improvements in the quality of components, such as drums and cutting wheels, while ensuring high safety standards. A demonstration area has recently been relocated to allow for testing and ongoing product development, simulating all fields of application, whilst meeting rooms and offices have been redesigned to create a dynamic and interconnected work environment.
These structural developments have been complemented by a prompt customer and after sales service together with an extensive sales network covering over 80 countries. In its 30 years of operation, close relationships with local distributors and national importers have been developed, with a branch office in Russia being opened which was followed in January 2021 by another in the USA. In fact Simex believes that the proven reliability and engineering quality of its attachments systems from the commitment, passion and expertise of hundreds of people, throughout the world.