Parque Empresarial Boroa P2A-4,
48340, Bizkaia
(+34) 944 20 98 77
info@acicae.es

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About us

Aratubo is an Alava-based company specialised in the manufacture of precision welded steel tubes for a range of sectors, with the automotive sector being one of the company’s strategic focuses. Its clients include the main players in the automotive industry throughout the entire supply chain: TIERS 1 and TIERS 2. Aratubo also offers its clients a comprehensive solution, delivering the final transformed part.

Founded in 1997 as a supplier of steel tubes, the company made a gradual transition from supplying a ‘commodity’ product to serving a range of clients demanding technically complex parts, finally beginning its journey to serve the demanding automotive industry in 2009.

Aratubo currently has a total area of 70,000 m2, a production capacity of 120,000 tons per year, 180 employees, and a presence in over 25 countries, with 90% of its production destined for the export market.

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Technical Data
Vehicle Typology by Category
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    Truck
  • icon-bus
    Bus
  • icon-van
    Van
  • icon-car
    Car
  • icon-motorbike
    Motorbike
  • icon-bycicle
    Bicycle
Vehicle Typology by Powertrain
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    Fuel combustion
  • icon-gas
    Gas
  • icon-hybrid
    Hybrid
  • icon-electric
    Electric
  • icon-hydrogen
    Hydrogen
In-vehicle Functions
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    Structural parts and Body
  • icon-drivetrain
    Drivetrain
  • icon-powertrain
    Powertrain
  • icon-interiors
    Interiors
  • icon-exteriors
    Exteriors
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    Tires & Rims
  • icon-software
    Electronics & Software
Technologies
  • icon-stamping
    Stamping
  • icon-forging
    Forging
  • 5
    Extrusion
  • icon-foundry
    Casting
  • 3
    Power metal
  • 2
    Roll forming
  • icon-bending
    Bending
  • 4
    Hydroforming
  • icon-injection
    Plastic Injection
  • 3
    Compression Molding
  • 2
    Rotomolding
  • 1
    Blow Molding
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    Machining
  • icon-welding
    Welding
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    Mechanical Joining
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    Adhesive Joining
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    Heat Treatment
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    Surface Finishing
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    Others
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Technologies

Aratubo’s commitment to the future involves making investments that will allow it to adapt to new trends in the automotive market, the development of R&D&i projects, addressing priority issues such as industry 4.0, linked to its digital transformation, in addition to continuing to expand its range of precision welded steel tubes. All this activity is undertaken within a responsible and sustainable brand approach.

Appart from the full production of welded steel tubes, Aratubo integrates new processes such as:
• Saw cutting
• Laser
• Punching
• Bending
• Expanding / Flattening
• Marking
• Washing
• Customised packaging

Products

We are experts in manufacturing welded steel tubes under the specifications demanded for automotive components. Sectors as seat structure, whippers, reinforce bars, cross car beams, hinges and headrests.

Our manufacturing processes comply with the EN 10305-3 and EN 10305-5 standards with a range of tubes from 9.8 mm to 88.9 mm in diameter, with thicknesses from 0.7 to 4.0 mm and up to 8,500 mm in length

Clients

Aratubo supplies to the main actors of the automotive industry throughout the whole supply chain : TIERS 1 and TIERS 2.

Markets

Nowadays, 90% of our production is exported to Europe, North Africa, Mexico and EEUU being present in more than 25 countries.

Where we operate
America
  • Mexico
  • USA
Europe
  • Whole Europe
Africa
  • North Africa