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GRUPO CUÑADO has succesfully supplied the Instrumentation equipment for the IBERDROLA Combined Cycle plant in Salem Harbor

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GRUPO CUÑADO has succesfully supplied the necessary Instrumentation equipment for the IBERDROLA Combined Cycle plant in Salem Harbor (USA), including:

– Electrical tracing tubing

– 37 units for the pressure and flow measurement of the plant steam

From Grupo Cuñado, we want to congratulate all the Flow Management Solutions division for their great job!

Equipment supplied

Our branch from Gerona, supplies the equipment for dairy plant in Russia

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The GRUPO CUÑADO branch in Gerona is supplying the neccesary equipment to assembly the milk pasteurization modules in a Russian dairy plant, including the following materials:

  • Mixproof Valves or Double Seal Valves
  • Single Seat Valves (SSV)
  • Butterfly Valves
  • Seat Exchangers
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Rotary Lobe Pumps
  • Pasteurizers

From Grupo Cuñado headquarters, we want to congratulate all the Gerona staff for their great job!

Equipment supplied

Felix Solís Wineries

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The GRUPO CUÑADO branch in Puertollano is supplying the neccesary equipment to upgrade and enlarge the Felix Solis Wineries placed in Valdepeñas. The scope of the supply includes the following materials:

  • Mixproof Valves or Double Seal Valves
  • Single Seat Valves (SSV)
  • Butterfly Valves
  • Seat Exchangers
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Rotary Lobe Pumps

From Grupo Cuñado headquarters, we want to congratulate all the Puertollano staff for their great job!

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s

Grupo Cuñado sponsor of the Houston Livestock Show

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For the third consecutive year, Grupo Cunado has joined other industry companies to sponsor the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s annual Bar-B-Que Cookoff. The cookoff features more than 250 teams from around the country who come to compete in one of the largest competitive cooking events in the nation. This popular event runs for three days and attracts over 225,000 participants. Cookoff team tents, including the Just In Time Cookers, are mostly by invitation only, and provide a unique way to socialize with friends, customers, suppliers and clients. This year Grupo Cunado hosted people from Technip, Fluor, WoodgroupMustang, S&W Energy Solutions, BS&B Process Systems, Boccard Pipe Fabricators, Bechtel and KBR.

Attended by over 2.6 million people in 2017, the rodeo raises funds for charitable, educational and scientific purposes to encourage and promote the breeding, raising and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs and to promote and maintain research and educational functions within the livestock industry.

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CTA, the Grupo Cuñado branch in Portugal, received the TOP EXPORTA AWARD by Santander Totta Bank

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CTA, Lda, the Grupo Cuñado branch in Portugal, received the TOP EXPORTA AWARD by Santander Totta Bank last March 9th 2017. This prize, which will be awarded on May 9th, 2017 acknowledges the exporting effort made by companies and institutions of the Portuguese network, and encourages us to further develop our international growth.

From Grupo Cuñado headquarters, we want to congratulate all the CTA staff for this recognition to their great job!

Grupo Cunado Adipec

Grupo Cuñado has been present in ADIPEC

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Grupo Cuñado has been present in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), which took place from November 7-10th in Abu Dhabi, providing an unrivalled global platform for oil & gas professionals to do business. The world-renowned conference program further educates and provides knowledge transfer and unparalleled network working opportunities.

Since its inception in 1984, ADIPEC has provided an unrivalled platform for industry experts to come together and share knowledge and meet with peers. ADIPEC remains in the top 3 oil and gas events in the world welcoming delegates, visitors and exhibitors from across the globe.

The Grupo Cuñado stand was highly successful and was visited by a large number of existing customers and new companies interested our product range and additional services.

Maximo Cuñado

Mr. Máximo Cuñado, President and founder of Grupo Cuñado passed away at the age of 85 years old

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Mr. Máximo Cuñado, President and founder of Grupo Cuñado passed away in Madrid at the age of 85 years old. Born in 1931 in Mecerreyes, he established the company Cuñado y Cia in 1963.

With 32 years and only 6 employees, he began his business career expanding its business to different Spanish cities as Alcalá de Henares, Tarragona, Gerona, Sevilla, Bilbao, Huelva, Barcelona, Ciudad Real, Tenerife, Las Palmas, Zaragoza, Vigo, Algeciras, Valencia, Valladolid and Gijon.

It is in 1978, when he decided to make the international leap with the opening of 14 branches in Mexico, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, USA, Canada, South Korea, China, Germany, France, UAE and Turkey.

Cuñado Group has completed 53 years of existence, maintaining its family-like character in its second generation, as his son Carlos David Cuñado is since last year 2010 the current president of the Group.

Last year 2014, the Government of Spain, after being proposed by the Minister of Employment and Social Security, Ms. Fátima Báñez, awarded Mr. Máximo Cuñado Alonso with the Gold Medal for Work Merit, n recognition of his entrepreneurial and working career.

The burial was held in privacy in the familiar pantheon in Mecerreyes (Burgos).

R.I.P

Certificado OHSAS 18001

Grupo Cuñado obtained the OHSAS 18001 Certification

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Grupo Cuñado obtained the Occupational Health and Safety Management System Certification (OHSAS 18001), a formal procedure to reduce the risks associated with health and safety in the work environment for its employees, customers and the general public.

The OHSAS 18001 management system certification provides the following benefits to our company:

  • Minimize the risks of production delays
  • Provide a safe environment to do business
  • Demonstrate our commitment to maintain an effective health and safety policy
  • Minimize risks of downtime through accidents
  • Demonstrate our commitment to meet legal obligations
  • Possible cost savings from public liability insurance premiums
  • Maintain compliance to legal requirements
  • Provide a robust system to maintain and continually improve health and safety

To obtain OHSAS 18001 certification includes compliance with:

  • Define responsibilities for safety and health at work.
  • Establish a policy defining clearly the commitment of the company.
  • Identify the different aspects of safety and health at work related to activities, services and products of the organization.
  • Make an impact assessment matched to the activities of workers.
  • To Implement procedures of OSH Management System.
  • Establish indicators to measure processes.
  • Monitor the efficiency of the management system through indicators
  • Apply Corrective actions according to the analysis and results.
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CUÑADO PERU, S.A., HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS ALFA LAVAL AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR

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CUÑADO PERU, S.A., the GRUPO CUÑADO branch in Perú, has been appointed as Alfa Laval Authorized Distributor for the industrial markets, including new equipment and Valves and Heat Exchangers spare parts.

With this agreement, CUÑADO PERU, S.A. maintains its strategy of growth by expanding the company’s product range, and improving its customer support service.

This new success joins to the one achieved last August 2015 by CUÑADO, S.A., when we were appointed as Alfa Laval Master Distributor for Spain and Portugal.

Retirement Serafin Polo

Retirement after 42 years of work

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Our colleague Serafín Polo has retired after 42 years working in the central warehouse of GRUPO CUÑADO in Alcalá de Henares.

Throughout all of this time, he has carried out his everyday work with a great deal of commitment, absolute professionalism and dedication. GRUPO CUÑADO will be always his home and we wish him the best in his well-earned retirement.