Akwel Vigo Spain, S.L.U.



Sales information

Main value chain Tier 1
Company description

The company was set up in Vigo in 1962, supplying at that moment, plastic and metal parts to the automotive sector and other industries, although nowadays is just focused on plastic transformation. At its development centre in Vigo they develop, for the whole Group, new projects and products in the area of opening mechanisms. They make substantial investments in technological innovation, equipment as well as improvement of the Vigo plant industrial machinery. The quality policy is part of the company´s culture. They continually strive for excellence, as a result of the dynamism and involvement of their workforce. Committed to innovation, quality and service, the company ensures an effective response to its customers needs around the world.

Products and services

Module or function

  • Boot
  • Door module
  • Engine compartment
  • Engine electronics
  • Exhaust and manifold
  • Exterior elements
The development centre of the Akwel Group is located in Vigo and is involved with the manufacture of:
- Mechanisms: bonnet lock, boot lock, double rear door closing mechanism, sliding door lock and sun roof closing system.
- Door handles: door handles for the exterior and interior of side doors, sliding side doors, boot lids, tailgate doors, double rear doors and window opening handles.
- Urea tanks to reduce emissions (SCR)
- Engine plastic components and battery box
Processes and technologies
  • Assembly
  • Joining processes
  • Other technologies
  • Plastic shaping
- Plastic injection (mainly polyamides and ABS)
- Plastic blowing
- Parts assembling
- Ultrasonic welding
- Hot plate welding
- Thermal insertion tools
- Water tightness control
- Robotics and automation integration

Main customers

Renault, Stellantis, Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Opel, Seat, Dacia, Nissan.

Address and phone

Camiño do Caramuxo, 37-39
36213 Vigo
Phone: 986 821 700

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