Corporate news

In an international study carried out among its distributors in more than 150 countries, customers have valued their overall satisfaction with EGA Master with a spectacular 8.73 out of 10.

Some of the areas where EGA Master scored highest, with an A, include customer service (9.07 points out of 10), agility and flexibility to meet customer needs (8,89 points out of 10) and quality (8,69 points out of 10). The chart below shows the scores obtained across all the different factors assessed.

EGA Master is trusted by some of the most prestigious and demanding companies in the world, which have confirmed once again that they consider the company as a strong partner for the development of their businesses. Some testimonials of the experience of these companies with EGA Master can be seen on the following link:

EGA Master celebrated once again the traditional and annual Golden Wrench Awards. The ceremony took place during the Christmas lunch, which is yearly celebrated by the company in the famous “Zaldiaran” restaurant.
This year the prize winners were Sergio Basconcillos and Román Perez in Values, Julio César Sánchez, Jesús Jiménez and Amaia San Martín in Improvement Suggestions, Ainhoa Santalla and Julio César Sánchez for their loyalty to the company and Marcello Braghieri in the category of Best Salesman.

During November and December, EGA Master has participated in the “Conflict Free Technology” initiative in collaboration with the NGO Alboan.
As part of this initiative, EGA Master employees have collected old mobile phones, as a means of increasing the awareness of the link between the technology we use daily and the ongoing war in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The benefits resulting from this effort will be used to support the people who are suffering the consequences of the war in the country.

EGA Master has manufactured customized tools for Maserati, the Italian luxury sports car company, with the company´s logo laser marked on every unit. Maserati joins other automotive manufacturers like Audi, Mercedes, BMW, etc. as users of EGA Master tools for the safe and efficient operation of their production lines.

The Human Resources Director of EGA Master Jesus Jimenez has received in Bilbao, on November 28th, the Confebask Award of the Employer Federation as Instructor of the Year. This new award consolidates EGA Master as a pillar of Vocational Training in the country.

After an analysis of the needs of CAF’s production line, EGA Master and EGA Solutions have designed, manufactured and supplied the first tailor-made workstation for CAF Power & Automation. The objective of the supplied workstations is to provide a clean and tidy work environment (with visual control of the missing material and quicker transfer of tools) and to improve the ergonomics and safety of the technicians. All this results in a safer and more efficient production.

EGA Master and Michelin have won the IV Green Pact Award in Vitoria for their efforts to reduce and eliminate the environmental impact of its industrial activities.

EGA Master has won the 2018 national award thanks to its revolutionary Smart Stations. In a 2 month period, EGA Master has designed, developed, manufactured and installed 14 flexible and mobile workstations for the AIRBUS A350 door assembly line. The solution included an RFID based solution that, together with a laser detection mechanism, eliminates any error in the selection of tooling used during the manufacturing process.

The winners at the international level will be announced in Beijing in February 2019.

VISITA_A_EGA_MASTER The International Employment Congress, which has taken place in Vitoria (Nov. 5-7), has analysed with experts arrived from all over Europe the main factors that affect employment, such as the megatrends that will define it in the coming decades, the future of work in the digital economy, the impact of robots and artificial intelligence (AI) or the sustainable economic development.
The participants have had the chance to visit two of the companies that have better transformed themselves in terms of modern employment, with great adaptation to change, such as EGA Master and Mercedes-Benz.

EMAF_2018 The two industrial companies of the EGA Group will jointly exhibit at the 17th edition of EMAF in Portugal.
EGA Master will display its one-stop solution of premium tools for the most demanding industrial end-users. EGA Solutions will present its innovative Smart Stations, the EGA Loc geolocation systems and the EGA Ware tool control system software.
Come and visit us at Hall 4, Stand C08.