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Energy & Industry Division
Industrial and environmental inspection, vendor inspection, technical assistance, non-destructive testing (NDT) and technical staffing for all type of industries.
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Laboratories Division
Multidisciplinary laboratories.Testing and engineering for product development. Conformity testing and product certification. SYSTEMS CERTIFICATION.
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Automotive Division
Statutory vehicle inspection services and emission & gas testing solutions worldwide.
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IDIADA Division
Design, engineering, testing and homologation services for the automotive industry worldwide.
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Product engineering design (CAD)


Styling feasibility

  • Verification that both legislation and internal OEM standards requirements have been met

Technical feasibility

  • Verification that production and structural requirements have been met
Stamping feasibility
Weld access
Assembly sequencing
Section areas
Material thickness
Paint access
Paint drainage
3D component design
BIW-space frame
  • Space frame design for small or special vehicles
  • Body and chassis frame design for buses and coaches


  • Bodies with stamped components


  • Bonnets
  • Hinged doors
  • Sliding doors
  • Tailgates
  • Filler doors

Exterior and interior trim

  • Dashboard elements
  • Cockpit modules
  • Frontend modules
  • Front and rear bumper systems
  • Side door trims
Package, gaps and offsets
Volume definition
Tolerance calculations
  • Trunk elements
  • Front seats
  • Rear seat systems

Process quality control

  • Weld gun access studies
  • Stamping feasibility
  • Mold flow investigations
  • Studies and optimization of tolerances

2D assembly sequence schemes

  • A4 format for ease of handling intended for both design and process engineering use

2D detail and assembly drawings / Explosion drawings

Assembly instructions.

  • Final assembly process sheets
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