Board Members

3-Year-Period: 2017/2019


Board of the General Council

President - Vicente António Capela Germino, on behalf of ANEME

Vice-President - António Manuel Cruz Graça, representing IAPMEI

Secretary - António Jorge Serrano Garcia de Araújo, on behalf of TEGOPI

Secretary - António Silva Xará, representing SIMOLDES Steel


Administrative Council

President - Rui Ferreira Marques, representing AIMMAP

Member  - Rafael da Silva Campos Pereira, representing AIMMAP

Member  - Paulo José de Lima Martins Couto, representing BOSCH Termotecnologia

Member  - Elísio Paulo de Oliveira Azevedo, representing AIMMAP

Member  - Filipe Manuel Castro Soutinho, on behalf of IAPMEI



Auditing Committee

President - António Augusto Magalhães Gomes, representing the Ministry of Economy

                 - José António Filipe Gonçalves, representing AIMMAP

                 - Susana Maria Azevedo Alvarez Pombo, representing AIMMAP

OUR Mission

CATIM, Portuguese Technological center for the metal working industry is a non-profit private institution of public utility, that resulted from the association of interests, industries, and associations with public companies.

It was established under the Decree-Law No. 249/86 of 25th August, with the changes that were introduced by Decree 312/95 of 29th November and registered as a Public Utility Institution, as published in the Official Gazette No. 15, II series of 87/01/19, at the Commercial Registry of Oporto, Registration No. 2, under the tax number 501 630 473.


Its mission is to contribute to innovation and competitiveness of national metal industries and similar or complementary sectors.



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