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Facts

1940     
Creation of family workshop

1945

Foundation of the company in Ribafria

1950     
Study and development of the logo, and registration of the brand ICEL

1966     
Move of the facilities to Benedita

1972     
The first exports are made

1973     
Development of new product concepts, and registration of Zanger-ICEL brand

1976     
Acquirement of the first automatic grinding machines

1984
Launch of the “Michel” collection, designed by Portuguese designer Eduardo Afonso Dias

1989     
Introduction of the first computer system of Integrated Management

1990    
Expantion and improvement of the facilities on the Administrative and Social areas

1993     
First attribution of the Prize PME Prestige

1994     
Receives honourable mention by Portuguese Centre of Design

1995    
Certification of the products by NSF - National Sanitary Foundation in USA

1997     
Increase of the capital stock and alteration of the company statues to Corporate Company

1998     
Certification of the Quality System, according to the Standard ISO 9002 by APCER

1998     
Development of first knife series with stainless steel handle

1999     
Receives Design Award of Product by Portuguese Centre of Design

2001    
Introduction of the non-slippery material – Proflex – on knife handles for professionals

2001

Registration of the brand name - Proflex

2002
Construction of the new ETARI - Industrial Waste Water Treatment Station

2003
Certification of the Management System, according to Standard ISO 9001, as well as Environment Management by Standard 14001 by APCER

2005
Introduction of robotics in the manufacturing process

2008
Introduction of the antimicrobial protection - Microban - on Proflex knife handles

2013
Introduction of laser marking and cutting technology

2014
Launch of the ANARCHY knife series, the result of a partnership with Chef Christian Campogiani

2015
Installation of the solvent extraction system in the Finishing section

2016
Launch of cutlery knife set for children – ICEL KIDS

2016

Expansion of the Commercial Warehouse facilities and refurbishment of the factory facade

2017
Inauguration of the factory store “Loja da Fábrica”

2019
Installation of 908 photovoltaic panels

2019
PORTUGAL2020 Project - Increase in production capacity and introduction of Industry 4.0

2020
Celebration of the 75th ICEL’s Anniversary, marked with the donation of a medical emergency ambulance to the Benedita Volunteer Firefighters Humanitarian Association

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