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A national and international network of carbon steel production and distribution centres.

Every day we are proud to provide a service that reaches the levels of quality demanded by the most diverse sectors. With specialised teams in sourcing, project management, logistics and planning we guarantee a global, agile and efficient service.

Ferro Ovar / Pipe stock

Ferpinta Ovar - Pipe Stock
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Proximity to the market, dedication to our customers

Ferro is part of the Ferpinta Group, the largest Iberian manufacturer of steel pipes and a renowned brand in the steel industry across Europe. Our network has production and distribution centres in Portugal, Spain, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau and Côte d'Ivoire.

Global equipment and solutions

Ferro broadens the offer made available to Ferpinta Group customers. As well as selling steel tubes, Ferro has brought a full range of carbon steel products to the marketplace. That is how we have ensured that we give our customers global solutions capable of meeting any needs.

Our system also allows us to provide oxy-cutting, longitudinal and transverse cutting services for flat products and a tailor-made service for pipes and both commercial and structural beams.

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Timeline

  • 1972

    Founding of the Group's parent company, FERPINTA S.A., with headquarters in Carregosa, by Commander Fernando Pinho Teixeira.

  • 1980

    Founding of the Commercial Ferpinta group, the Group’s distribution unit and its first warehouse, which was in Ovar.

  • 1986

    Extension of the Commercial Ferpinta group through construction of the new warehouse in Torres Novas.

  • 1987

    Extension of the Commercial Ferpinta group through construction of the new warehouse in Portimão.

  • 1988

    Extension of the Commercial Ferpinta group through construction of new warehouses in Braga, Setúbal and Funchal.

  • 1989

    Extension of the Commercial Ferpinta group through construction of the new warehouse in Mangualde.

  • 1995

    Start of the internationalisation process, by opening FERPINTA España, S.A., a distribution unit in Madrid.

  • 1996

    Growth of the FERPINTA España, S.A.’s distribution area though opening a new unit in Córdoba.

  • 1997

    Founding of FERPINTA Angola, Lda. the first of the group’s production and distribution units founded in Africa.

  • 1997

    The company brakes into the agricultural sector with the acquisition of the largest European producer of agricultural semi-trailers - Herculano, Alfaias Agrícolas S.A.

  • 1998

    Foundation of FERPINTA Mozambique, S.A.R.L., the Group’s production and distribution unit for the PALOP (Portuguese-Speaking African Countries).

  • 1999

    Diversification of investments into the PALOP (Mozambique) areas of agricultural exploitation, through founding SAPAP.

  • 2000

    The company breaks into the tourism sector with the inauguration of the tourist development Vila Baleira Paradisus, Resort & SPA, in Porto Santo – Madeira.

  • 2006

    Founding of new FERPINTA Angola, Lda. Units, with a larger range of products.

  • 2017

    Foundation of production and distribution units in Guiné-Bissau e Côte d’Ivoire though the Group’s distribution unit, The Commercial Ferpinta Group.

  • 2018

    Rebranding process of the Commercial Ferpinta Group, which would go on to be renamed Ferro - Grupo Ferpinta.

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