EUROMETAL visited service centers in northern Spain

The Director General of EUROMETAL, Ricardo Silva, visited last week the long products service center and proximity multi-product stockholding distributor TIRSO CSA in Santander and the Tata Steel Layde flat service center in Durango.

During the visit to the TIRSO CSA facilities, it was possible to meet and exchange with the president of the Spanish federation of distributors UAHE and member of the EUROMETAL presidency, Roberto Gongalez.

TIRSO CSA covers the distribution of certified steel products and custom supplies, by performing oxyfuel cutting, plasma cutting, longitudinal cutting, drilling, shot blasting and painting of steel parts and structures. Equipped with modern cutting lines, it has an area of ​​25,000 m2, of which approximately 12,000 m2 are under cover. The company is present in Cantabria, Gran Canarias, Tenerife and Asturias.

During the meeting, it was possible to address the context of steel distribution in Spain but also to reflect and prepare the meeting of the National Federations members of EUROMETAL, to take place later in the year 2024.



The visit to Durango allowed us to meet with the managing director of Tata Steel Layde and president of EUROMETAL, Fernando Espada.

Layde managing director told us about the long history of this Bizkaia service center in northern Spain and the various processes such as slitting lines, cut-to-length, pickling, annealing, skinpass, cold rolled services and sendzimir rolling technology supplying to different and demanding sectors like automotive, industry, construction, home appliances and furniture.


This meeting also made it possible to prepare the first meeting of the EUROMETAL presidency, to be held on April 11, 2024 in Santiago de Compostela and address various pending issues related to the day-to-day life of our federation.