ASCAMM trains professionals for the sector



On December 30th, 15 selected students started the course “Trainer / programmer / a CNC machine tool” that a total of over 500 hours of teaching aims to train new professionals for the sector of molds and dies

The course, entirely funded by the Generalitat within the line “Form and List” contains as main modules machining parts with CNC (225 hours) and computer aided programming – CAD / CAM (250 hours) and is scheduled to
end of the July 10, 2015

Form and Inserts program run by the SOC which implies a minimum insertion of 60% of the trainees

The course is taught on the premises of the Ascamm Technology Center in the Parque Tecnológico del Vallés.







Hidrostock course

Portada webOn Thursday, November 20th, at the premises of ASCAMM, ESPERIA, S.A. – HIDROSTOCK in collaboration with ASCAMM , wikll teach a course on practical applications of hydraulic cylinders for companies that want to get to know and understand how products Hidrostock integrate them into the mold assembly.

The course will present both mainstream and special cylinders (tandem rotary telescopic, etc.) and explain the practical applications for the design of molds.

This course is free upon registration. To be limited to the room capacity, registration will be accepted in order of arrival.

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Training course in Design, Setting and Mechanization


ASCAMM organizes a training course for young people between 18 and 30 years, funded by the SOC (Servei d’Ocupació de Catalunya).

The course regarding Design, Fit and Mechanization, to be held on the premises of ASCAMM Technology Center, will last 300 hours combining theory and practice in companies. Its begin is scheduled for September.

The objective of this course is to provide the sector with young people trained in design in 2D and 3D CAD, CNC and conventional mechanical fabrication and fit. Thanks to the agreement signed with the City participants Cerdanyola, based enterprises will be able to tailor the course to their needs.


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Project summary “Fem ocupació per a joves” del SOC

For more information and / or apply for participation, contact Yolanda Beltran  or by phone 93 594 47 00


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How to export moulds and dies to Mexic

INDUSTRIA AUTOMOCIO MEXICThe seminar “How to export molds and dies to Mexico” was held successfully in ASCAMM facilities and attended by companies.

Mr. Josep Font, General Secretary of the ASCAMM Association  presented the seminar remembering the importance of Mexico as the fourth largest buyer of molds and dies and that matters more than double what Spain produces in a year. Besides buying much of the tooling cost to countries like Catalan and remembered  language is not a problem.

Mr. Carlos Fernandez, Director of VSI Mexico, insisted on the opportunities of the country as a major buyer of tools. He also explained the investments the automotive industry is making in the central part of Mexico. Attendees who requested could give an individual interview. View slideshow

Mr. Domènec Pijuan, Executive Secretary of the Association ASCAMM explained ASCAMM new services to help companies in their internationalization: Shared Representative  and El Individual Promotion Programme. He also explained the trade mission to Mexico ASCAMM which is scheduled from 16 to 22 November and the group participation that is being organized for Plastimagen 2014(18th-21st November) show. View slideshow



Members General Assembly

On Monday April 28th, the General Assembly of Members will be held  in the facilities of ASCAMM

The Assembly will begin at 18pm. according to the following schedule:


18:00 Innorocket: New tool for collaborative manufacturing

          Helena Martinez, Director of Communications

18:30 FISA: Cleaning of molds and dies using ultrasound

          Joan Bosch, Director General

19:00 Assembly

21:00 End of the meeting and snacks offered by ASCAMM

22:00 End of the event

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We recall that the Assembly is an activity aimed only ASCAMM partners.


Ascamm presents companies aid and programs for the training and recruitment


More than twenty participants attended the conference , held in ASCAMM on March 26 , where Elizabeth Jabalera responsible regional planning Employment Service of Catalonia ( SOC ) , introduced in Service Area SOC company which forms part .

The session began with a welcome Marc Capellades , Director of Training Foundation ASCAMM presented the talk , signaling one hand , the need for a sector with increasing difficulty hiring qualified staff and other role ASCAMM entity that can develop as a vehicle to this demand to the government and cooperate in response to this industrial sector .

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Then Elizabeth Jabalera responsible regional planning Prospecting Area Business Services Employment Service of Catalonia ( SOC ) , highlighted , of the different services your area offers companies the Active Jobs website as a free tool for research personnel , and the training program and Insert Shape and Internships not work .

Form and Insert is a subsidy that enables the company is hiring new professionals in the skills and techniques identified specific needs for your company . Also, you can reclassify also provides personnel for internal promotions .

The internship program did not work with the aim of providing work experience to young people with a particular educational qualification but no experience. This initiative is an economic incentive for companies that offered to host a trainee and later hired .

The SOC representative stressed the need for the industry to convey to the administration through their area , and present real difficulties with that is when you can make use of grants and programs offered , with the aim of flexible and adapt them to the needs of companies.

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Case studies of companies

Estela Sanchez company DICOMOL , S.L. and Nuria Calvo  Company Dies DOVER , SL , explained their experiences in hiring trainees . Both stressed the importance of collaboration in the training of young people both for the company and for the mold and die industry , which are areas where we currently renovating a very specialized currently not easily found .

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Additional documentation provided by DICOMOL: FAMÍLIES PROFESSIONALS 2013 and GUIA FP EMPRESES


Mold and die companies will help create jobs and ASCAMM

Open dialogue that developed after the completion of exhibitions in the day, led the commitment of several companies to create jobs . It is expected that from the Technology Centre ASCAMM courses organized by the SHAPE program and insert to the specialties of molds and dies. The President of the Association, Daniel Altimiras , wanted to make clear that staff training for the mold and die sector is essential to ensure the future of the sector.