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1916 PALBIT (Initially Minas e Metalurgia) begins operations to grant the exploitation of the Mines of lead sulfide of Palhal (Portugal) and for the production and trade of metals and derivatives.

1941 Acquired by the SAPEC Group,expands mining operations to other mines of the group, creating the Rock Tools business area, for the production of mining drilling equipment.

The expertise, allows us to expand to other activities, such as metal cutting and non-metallic products (Cutting Tools) and the production of wear parts (Industrial Tools).

1952 The cycle of hard metal is completed with the installation of the production lines of Dust and mixtures of tungsten from tungsten carbide.

2003 We supply several industries such as automotive industries, Moulds & Die, Aerospace, General Metallurgy. We aim for the excellence on our product, with strict control of the production process, as is certified by the standard ISO 9001: 2008.
We are presently selling worldwide through a network of distributors, agents and representation offices, with a team of highly qualified technicians.
The use of high technology, allows us to respond to the highest level of client’s requirements.

We are today a complete supplier of hard metal solutions, with the highest levels of response and quality.

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