MD Group – High value-added moulds and plastic components for the automotive industry

type Current Investment

Date 2017

Business Description

  • MD Group is a one-stop-shop provider of injection moulding solutions (moulds production and plastic injection) for the auto industry with a special focus on high value-added segments (lighting products c.50% of the sales).
  • Internationally oriented company, strategically based in Portugal, with a strong presence among European top Tier 1 players (90% of sales outside Iberia at entry, France and Germany as its main markets).

Value Creation

  • Strengthening of the management team and management control systems through the implementation of new ERP
    Optimization of industrial capabilities and procurement procedures
  • Development of a comprehensive commercial strategy to trigger cross-selling opportunities between moulds’ and plastics’ business
    Construction of a new moulds factory: c.€20m investment project that will stand as the largest and most advanced moulds factory in Europe and will position MD ahead of competence in terms of technology, cost competitiveness and time to market.