Epila Plant, Spain
Part of Specialty Products (Fluid Transfer Systems)
Avda Tastueña s/n
Polígono Ind. Valdemuel
Epila ( Zaragoza)
Zaragoza 50290, Spain
Phone:+34 976 603 265
At a glance
> Epila is part of the Specialty Products business segment (Fluid Transfer)
> Opened in 1995; became part of Kongsberg Automotive from 2007
> 345 people work here
> The main activity of the company is production of fluid transfer
systems for cars and commercial vehicles. The process includes
extrusion, metal bending, tube forming and final assembly.
Kongsberg Actuation Systems, S.L.U. was established on July 6th, 1995 under the name Mckechnie España, S.A. The company is located in Epila, in the northern part of Spain (50km outside Zaragoza). The plant is located in an industrial area outside the village. Currently 345 employees work in the Epila facilities
Zaragoza is an important automotive industry area, located between 300-400 km from the main OEM factories in Spain.
Productive activity grew rapidly due to the production of components for other companies in automotive industry, such as SEAT, VW, FORD, attracted by good service company.
In 2001 it was acquired by Teleflex, an American manufacturer with presence mainly in the medical sector. Thus, the Epila plant became Teleflex Fluids Systems, S.A. increasing the number of customer and turnover. In 2007, the complete division was acquired by the Kongsberg Automotive, becoming Kongsberg Actuation Systems, S.L.U.
The main activity of the company is producing fluid transfer systems for cars and commercial vehicles. The process includes extrusion, metal bending, tube forming and final assembly.
Our customers are leading vehicle manufacturers on the market, among others, FORD, JLR, DAIMLER, VOLVO, DAF, SCANIA, JOHN DEERE… The main part of the production is exported.
Kongsberg Actuation Systems, S.L.U. is certificated with ISO TS 16949 and ISO 14001, which prove the high quality, productivity, competitiveness and continuous improvement standards of the products.
Measured by revenues Kongsberg Actuation Systems, S.L.U. with its EUR 35 million in 2012 sales, was among the top 4,000 Spanish companies and among the top 50 in the industry.