Forminsa History

The creation of Forminsa dates back to 1985 when Francisco Codina and Josep Sanchez—both already experienced in metal forming—came together with the aim of meeting the increasing industrial trend towards the subcontracting of product manufacture processes.


The beginnings

The activity starts in the city of Barcelona, in the basements of an industrial plant of only 500 m2.


Nave del Vallès

Moving to Vallès

The company moves to a new site in the town of Sant Quirze del Vallès, with a surface of 1,000 m2.


Obtained the endorsement of ISO norms

Quality System is certified in accordance with the former norm UNE-EN ISO 9002, equivalent to the current norm UNE-EN ISO 9001


Nave de Castellbell

Growing and expanding our installations

The continuous growth of our activity rendered our installations at Sant Quirze del Vallès quite small. This resulted in us moving to our current site, with a surface of 5,000 m2.

These installations were inaugurated by the then ExCo Councilor of Industry of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Ignasi Ferreres.



3rd Generation of multi-slide machinery.

The 3rd generation of multi-slide machines were designed and built (MAT20). A total of 2 machines were built.


25th Anniversary Celebration

We celebrated FORMINSA’s 25th birthday. The acts end with an open day at the installations of Castellbell i el Vilar and with the performance of different local cultural organizations (Geganters, Bastoners i Coral), gathering clients, employees with their families and suppliers.

This act was conducted by the Honorable Councilor of Industry de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Josep Huguet.


ISO certifies our commitment to the environment

Our Quality System is certified in accordance with the norm UNE EN ISO 14001:2004.