Bronze Leading Organisation for Excellence in the Engineering Services sector

The key of this growth has been made by the set of multiple services and activities offered since 1779. This has contributed to increase the number of associated members since its foundation, from under 300 to over 1300. Femete represents 24 different sector associations, including metalworking industry, ICT, waste management and renewable...

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+ 2155 training courses

Until 2016, Femete had organized over 2,155 courses through which approximately 25,860 students have been trained.

Training Center

In 2012, our Center for Innovation, Research and Training of the Canarian industry was inaugurated. Femete had turned into a full line service centre with one location in the Tenerife metro area, totalling 1.800 sq. Meters


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EFQM is the award for the good job carried out for 28 years to make the small and medium-sized enterprises of the metal sector more competitive. This recognition drives us to continue growing more strongly José González González José González González
What defines us.
Our Vision is to become the promoter of Metal and New Technologies companies in the Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, leading the anticipated change to the conditions of the socio-economic environment, in a transparent and sustainable way economically and environmentally, through constant innovation and Commitment to excellence.
Contribute to the growth and competitiveness of our Associated Companies, supporting them in their activity, favoring their modernization and continuous training of entrepreneurs, professionals and workers, improving people's skills and their professional opportunities within the sector.
Commitment to our companies.
Quality in service: We respond effectively trying to exceed expectations, within the framework provided by our system of continuous improvement.
Closeness and personalized attention: We are in continuous contact with the Associate, the Professional and the Student.
Transparency and Legality.
Cooperation and dialogue with Public Administrations, with Suppliers and Allies and with Workers' Representatives to achieve the best possible framework for the development of the sector
Training: As a fundamental pillar in the production of goods and provision of quality services with high added value.
Innovation: We promote technological modernization and R + D + i in the sector.
Respect for the environment
Our core business

FEMETE is a private, non-profit, employer´s federation of the metalworking and IT industries located in the Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Our core business is to defend the interests of the employer´s related affairs of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. For this purpose, Femete was founded in 1979.

Our products and services

FEMETE has turned into a full line service centre with one location in the Tenerife metro area, totalling 1.800 sq. meters and 34 employees. The key of this growth has been made by the set of multiple services and activities offered, such as professional and educational-oriented training, legal and tax assistance, research and development...

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Our people

Currently the total number of employees is 34, of which 10 are part of the Training Area, an area to which the scope of the EFQM system is limited. The workers of the federation is the main engine and creator of what Femete is today.

Company Data
SectorEngineering Services
Size of the organisation< 250 employees
LocationTenerife, Spain
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