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Company Philosophy

Simpas company exploits its experience and expertise, continues to innovate, evolve and improve, thus addressing the challenges of the future. The epicenter of its philosophy is quality, in conjunction with production and the natural environment. Operating in accordance with the aforementioned, Simpas is producing environmental-friendly products while at the same time is improving every stage of the production process: Raw material selection, energy and other resources management, efficient factory operation, the final product form and their proper use, up to the reinforcement of environmental awareness of its employees.

Simpas has been certified by ELOT (Greek standardization organization) and is in full compliance with the demands of the ELOT ΕΝ ISO 9001:2000 standard. People of Simpas, highly technological infrastructure, selected raw materials, partnerships and certified processes are the foundation and future of the company.

Company Profile

Simpas company is engaged in glass panes processing, as well as in manufacturing energy frames. It is located in Ampelia Ioanninon, while running an exhibition space in the center of Ioannina. By having the knowledge that only the comprehensive and effective satisfaction of customers’ needs is the key to success for every business, Simpas expanded its commercial activities in fields such as interior doors, security doors, window screens and railings.

Nowadays Simpas, having concluded its investment program in new and innovative technologies, owns one of the most modern factories in Epirus, with a total area of 3000m². By using cutting edge equipment, the strategic choice of the company is the manufacture of excellent quality products. In order to attain this goal, Simpas has collaborated with the biggest brands in its field (Schüco, Reynaers Aluminium, Alumil S.A, Keller minimal windows®, Secco sistemi, Oikos Venezia Srl, Saint Gobain), thus ensuring the supply of the most modern, integrated services, to meet the needs of its customers.

 

 

More specifically:

  • High quality glass panes, frames, interior and exterior doors, only from the most reliable domestic and international factories (Saint Gobain, AGC, SCHUCO, Porta Nova).

  • Vast layouts quality..

  • Quick service and helpful advice from its team of experts.

  • Guaranteed successful adaptation, even in the most difficult places. Precision in measurement – perfection in adjustment and sealing.

  • Integrated after sales department.

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History

  • In 1978 the founder of the company, Themistoklis Simpas, starts working as an employee at Spiros Navrozoglou’s company, in 21 February str., Ioannina.

  • In 1979 Themistoklis Simpas establishes its own company in Vrisoula Ioanninon (50 Nikopoleos str.). Its main object was the cutting and fitting of single glass panes in frames of that era. 

  • In 1984 the company moves at 69 Nikopoleos str. and stays there for the next five years. In 1988 Themistoklis Simpas, along with his wife Eleni and his son Ioannis, is purchasing machines to manufacture double insulation glass panes. These are installed at the ground floor of a construction in Ampelia Ioanninon. Transport, construction, cutting and placing of glass panes is made by hand. 

  • In 1989 a general partnership under the name of «Themistoklis Simpas – Konstantinos Mpakolas O.E.» is founded and located at Georgiou Kyrgiou str. (Kaloutsiani mosque).

  • ΤIn 1994 the company moves to its new, 1000m² owned facilities in Ampelia Ioanninon. 

  • In 1996 the «Themistoklis Simpas & Ioannis Simpas – Konstantinos Mpakolas O.E.» company is founded..

  • In 2001 the «Themistoklis Simpas & Sons O.E. – Simpas» company is founded, consisting of Themistoklis, Ioannis and Georgios Simpas.

  • In 2002 cutting edge technology machines for processing and cutting glass panes (automatic cutting table, sandblasting etc.) are purchased.

  • In 2004 the first exhibit space of Simpas in Kyrgiou 7 str. (Ioannina city center) is inaugurated.

  • ΤIn 2006 In 2001 In 2002 the company is taking part at the Paneipirotiki Exhibition by presenting new products and innovative solutions and proposals in the field of glass.

  • In 2007 the company’s facilities expand to an area of 2500m² and new, sophisticated machinery (a novelty for the whole Balkan region) are installed. At the same time, its second exhibit space is inaugurated, in Kyrgiou 8 str. (Ioannina city center).

  • In 2008 the company’s third exhibit space is inaugurated, in Kyrgiou 9 str. (Ioannina city center). 

  • In 2009 Simpas expands its business activities in the aluminum frames construction industry, by purchasing specialized equipment for their manufacture. The company chooses to co-operate with EUROPA, one of the biggest companies in frames’ industry.

  • In 2010 Simpas collaborates with Schüco, the world-leading company in aluminum field. At the same time, it makes a deal which gives them the exclusive representation of Goldendoor security doors for the Northwestern Greece region. In September 2010, the company inaugurates an exhibit space used exclusively for Schüco products. During the same year Georgios Simpas travels to Treviso, Italy as the company representative and manages to gain the exclusive representation of GD DORIGO security doors for the Northwestern Greece region.

  • In 2011 the quality management system of Simpas is certified in accordance with ELOT ΕΝ ISO 9001:2000 standard, thus ensuring to continue providing quality services that meet the needs of its customers. For that purpose Simpas personnel traveled to Bielefeld, Germany in order to attend the educational seminars at the research center of Schüco.

  • In 2012 a fourth exhibit, 200m² space was created within the company’s facilities.

  • Exports to the US begin in 2015 with partners in New York, California, Utah, Denver and Dallas.


Future

We continue investing on our industry and our commercial identity since we have invested on the future of our production with our new MFM AF 500 Schüco Mashining centre, which will actually be the first in its kind to arrive in Greece.

Factory – Equipment

Our factory

Our company’s facilities are located at a 9.000 τ.μ. owned site. These include the industrial spacewarehousesofficesand 3000m² of storage areas.

 

Transport

The company’s products are delivered using 2 crane trolleys, 1 truck and 10 cars.

Our aluminum frames section is equipped with:

  • FP PRO program, which determines material quantities, optimizes aluminum profiles and configures aluminum profile treatments.
  • FP PRO program, for converting the configured aluminum profile treatments into aluminum profile processing centre cnc language.
  • CNC automated processing centre with four Emmegi mod. Phantomatic T4 star controlled axes for processing five axes aluminums, capable of producing 100 units per day (depending on the dimensions and types of the aluminum sections to be machined).
  • Double, automated ELUMATEC DG 142 E550 saw, capable of producing 150 units per day (depending on the dimensions and types of the aluminum sections to be machined).
  • Complete assembly line of aluminum screens, window frames, patios etc.
  • Brand new assembly line of aluminum screens, window frames, patios etc., which will include automatic squaring arm, auto-fit bench for the peripheral movement mechanisms of the frames and a bench for automatic placement of glass panes in aluminum frames, capable of producing 80-100m² per day (depending on the dimensions and types of the aluminum frames to be assembled etc.).

 

Our glass panes section is equipped with:

  • BOTTERO automated cutting table
  • BOTTERO automated cutting line
  • BOTTERO triplex table
  • SCHIATTI ronde
  • BAVELLONI ronde
  • BOVONE biseauté
  • BAVELLONI form
  • TECNOMETAL trassiere
  • 2.5m. METAXA laundry
  • 2.0m. METAXA laundry
  • 1.6m. METAXA laundry
  • KALLIOSI sandblasting
  • MPONIS fusing oven
  • ROLAND design plotter
  • ARCHONTOULAKIS sulfurgluer
  • OMCN hoist for car service
  • OPTIMUM stainless processing machines
  • METAXA gluing machines
  • METAXA Butyl machine
  • METAXA gas-filling machine
  • Painting glasses oven

Exhibtion spaces

The exhibition space for our products is located in Ambelia, Ioannina. Within a modern environment, the visitor can see realized projects as well as presentations from SIMPAS projects through a wide range of collaborations.