27 January 2014

Steel Research International

MCG has an ongoing collaboration with IST – Institute of Engineering. This relationship which has proved to be beneficial to both parties, has yielded research results of enormous interest and potential that have led to the publication of several articles, including one in the prestigious “Steel Research International” magazine, that was…

…even featured on the cover of the magazine. The topic of the article is a subject IST is very committed to studying, namely the “forming and joining of tubes”.
The latest developments of the research project have created enormous interest within several academic organizations, and industrial and commercial interest is sure to…

…follow shortly.
These developments very specifically regard the joining of tubes and of tubes to sheets, allowing for greater freedom with respect to the relative angle between the parts to be joined. Without any need for welding, this technique is based on the localized deformation of tubes, as shown on the cover…

…of the magazine and in this image.
MCG is proud to be part of and to support this research and will continue to do so, striving to make its collaboration with IST as sustainable and successful as possible.


3 May 2012

MCGday@IST 2012

Field of Mechanical Engineering Technology and Industrial Management from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) and MCG mind for metal, jointly promoted this seminar for students.

Disclosure of the basic principles of the partnership agreement signed between the two institutions, through which the MCG supports and collaborates in activities of teaching…

…and research.

Delivery of the prize MCG mind for metal – best master’s thesis in the field of mechanical technology:.
Nuno Miguel Afonso Rodrigues de Freitas (with the dissertation “Thin Wall Tubular Profiles Connection – Experimental and Numerical Analysis”)



9 October 2011

MCG presents new image – mind for metal

MCG is presenting a new strategy to the market involving the supply of multiple activity sectors with diversified, metal-based services and products.

In commemoration to its 60 year history, MCG, the car specialist with recognised standards of excellence and competence, is to expand its activity and product portfolio to new business areas,…

…namely, the energy sector.
José Medeiros, the company General Manager, stresses: “this change in image completes a cycle of innovation which has been carried out in technology and process management. The car industry shall always be the base of our activity, metal our raw material, the application of our knowledge and competences…

…shall be the basis for success in new business areas.”

Just as happy with the new image was Mr.Manuel da Conceição Graça, the company founder: “It’s good to know that the company I created 60 years ago is still young and growing.”
The General Manager made a point of stressing that “From now…

…on we are: mind for metal”.