About Afitécnica

The experience since 1989

About Afitécnica

Afitécnica was founded in 1989 and specialises in the sharpening, repair, and manufacture of cutting tools for the wood and metalworking industries.

In recent years, Afitécnica has been expanding its technical skills, by keeping up to date and accompanying industrial progress.

The idea of developing new solutions, contributing more and more to greater efficiency in tool sharpening and manufacturing, has gradually made them key elements in profitability and good quality workmanship.

Our vision is to guide efficiency and achieve greater recognition in the near future for the increasingly demanding quality of service.









Our History


Afitécnica is founded. The company is focused on offering sharpening service and on serving its customers over a small counter.


The company starts producing customised cutting tools.


The growth of the company prompts the move to its current premises, which cover an area of around 500 m2 and include a customer service office.


Realising the great growth in technology, the company begins to sell machines for the woodworking industry.


The constant evolution and growth of the company required the expansion of its premises by another 600 m2, and the launch of its maintenance and technical assistance


The development of the company's new visual identity.


The beginning of the company's partnership and official dealership contract with CEHISA, a Spanish brand specialising in the manufacture of edge gluing machines.


The company participates for the first time in FIMAP, the International Trade Fair for Machines, Accessories, and Services for the Woodworking, Silviculture, and Forestry Industries.


For the first time, Afitécnica is recognised as a top performing company and receives the status of PME Líder (Leading SME) 2017 by IAPMEI (Portuguese Institute for Supporting Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Innovation).


The growth of the company continues to drive the expansion of its premises, now totalling 2000m2.


Beginning of the partnership and official representation of LOHMEYER, German brand dedicated to the manufacture of high quality machines for the wood industry.


Creation of a training room.


Afitécnica was founded in 1989 and was based in Gândara dos Olivais in Leiria. In 2000, in order to support its remarkable expansion and to accommodate its need for modernization, Afitécnica moved to Rua do Cemitério in Gândara dos Olivais, where it remains today. Also in the same decade, the expansion of its premises was essential for it to continue to evolve and to be able to continue provide services in the sale of machinery, maintenance, and technical assistance. With its main objectives of customer satisfaction and providing a pleasant and organised work space ever present, Afitécnica continues to invest in the improvement of its facilities, which currently consist of a manufacturing area covering 2000 m2 of floor space, a showroom, and a shop for customer service.

Quality Policy

Afitécnica's main focus is to always deliver outstanding services, based on the satisfaction of customer requirements and needs, seeking to meet their expectations through continuous improvement in the quality of its products, services, and work environment.

Aware of the market becoming increasingly more competitive, Afitécnica considers customer loyalty a key focus.
Thus, it has established the following essential principles:
- To meet the expectations of its customers, ensuring their total satisfaction;
- To work on the continuous improvement of its products, services, and processes, making them increasingly more effective and efficient;
- To achieve a high level of quality in its services, always bearing in mind fundamental values such as honesty and respect for customers;
- To establish partnership relations aimed at supplying the best services and products, thus remaining a supplier of excellence and a reference in the Portuguese market;
- To motivate employees by providing for their sense of well-being in a pleasant and organised work space, with the best working and safety conditions;
- To ensure the prevention of pollution through waste recovery and recycling and by promoting increased environmental awareness.