skip to Main Content

The beginnings
SANJO, tooling shop

Jocs Florals (Esplugues de Llobregat, 1967-1978)

  • 1967

    After working for some time in a tool and die workshop, Santiago Cruz decided to open up his own mechanic workshop on the ground floor of a small local building in 1967.

Riera Fontsanta (Sant Joan Despí, 1979-1988)

  • 1979

    At the end of the 1970s, he buys the first Hydrel 100 press, starting his journey into the technology of fine blanking.

  • 1979

    At the beginning of 1979, now short on space, SANJO moves to a bigger unit where the company begins to strengthen and grow.

  • 1982

    On 13 October 1982, SCRAG MONTAJES INDUSTRIALES S.A. is established, dedicated to the assembly and set up of components and parts.

  • 1985

    In October 1985, the request for a new, completely electronic Hydrel press is drawn up.

  • 1988

    At the end of the 1980s, SANJO carries out their first export to Germany, therefore establishing their place in the future foreign markets.

The big change
from workshop to industry, SANJO, specialization in fine cutting

Tambor del Bruc (1989-2001)

  • 1989

    In 1989, with the aim of working as a team in stamping, tool and die and assembly, SANJO and SCRAG move and share new installations in Sant Joan Despí, Barcelona. From there, the business grows and strengthens.

Consolidation and international expansion
SANJO, precision technologies

Sant Andreu de la Barca (2002-2017)

    • 2002

      In January 2002, with the need to continue growing, SANJO debuts their corporate headquarters in Sant Andreu de la Barca, Barcelona. The new installations are 11,000m2.

    • 2003

      In 2003, from the alliance between SANJO and Rubitremp, RUBISAN is born, therefore ensuring Heat Treatments for SANJO products.

    • 2006

      Santiago Cruz Aguilera receives the President Macià Medal, awarded by the Catalonia Generalitat and the Business Recognition Medal by PIMEC.

    • 2010

      SANJO received the PIMEC prize for the most competitive company.

    • 2012

      El Ayuntamiento de Sant Andreu de la Barca, otorga a SANJO la Medalla al Mérito empresarial.

    • 2014

      In 2014, to strengthen the international expansion of the company, new commercial offices are created. The first in Stuttgart, Germany and, a few months later, another in Shanghai, China.

    • 2016

      International expansion is implemented in Virginia (The United States) with the construction of new 2500m2 plant.

    • 2017

      At the start of the year, the first parts produced by the plant in Virginia, US, are released.

    • 2017

      SANJO celebrates its 50th Anniversary (1967-2017), a key moment in its history.

    • 2018

      At the end of the year, a new Heat Treatment plant, SANJO Heat Treatment, begins operations.

Back To Top