- The construction of this innovative model, that allows changing the size of the station according to demand and reduce the cost, is the result of the collaboration between the UDC and Supervisión y Control, holder of the vehicle technical inspection in Galicia.
- The model, patented at the University of A Coruña, was developed by the Special Structures Group of the Higher Technical Architecture School.
- The new station consists of two lanes, one for light vehicles and one universal, and its expected that it will reach around 25,000 inspections in the first year.
- The event was attended by the mayor of Santiago de Compostela, the regional Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment, the rector of the University of A Coruña, the regional delegate of Xunta de Galicia and the President of Fomento de Iniciativas Group.
The industrial park of A Sionlla, located in Santiago de Compostela, welcomed today the opening ceremony of the new PTI station, which is the 25th inspection facility of the company concessionaire in Galicia, and is the first of a new generation of stations of the future, thanks to the modular system design and construction, which is the result of the R&D initiative of Fomento de Iniciativas Group, of which Supervisión y Control is a member.
This PTI station was born as a complement to those existing area of Santiago, Tambre and Cacheiras, to improve coverage of the inspection service, with an initial forecast of covering about 25,000 inspections per year in all kinds of vehicles. It has a staff of six inspectors, two administrative officers and a station director. In addition, for the first time in SyC-ITV and as a sign of consolidation of the project Son Capaces, this station will have an administrative from the first day. The opening hours of the station, which will be open to the public from Saturday 22, will be Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 21:00, and Saturdays from 8:00 to 14:30.
As for the modular technology, it was developed by SyC-ITV in collaboration with the Higher Technical School of Architecture of A Coruña. This system allows not only change the structure of the facility to meet future needs, but also enables significant savings in cost and time of execution. Regarding equipment, the station features the latest machinery to perform allowing more thorough inspection on all types of vehicles, including the most innovative ones.
The aim of Fomento de Iniciativas, a multinational business Group 100% Galician, which represents more than 1,200 workers and companies in the nautical, construction, real estate, environment and vehicle inspection companies, is to make the station a technological benchmark in field of PTI, and a testbed for the future.
The authorities attending the event emphasized these values in their speech and showed their willingness to permanent demand and innovation shown by Supervisión y Control with this initiative. This way, the company does not only contributes to support the growth of Galicia through the creation of wealth and employment , but also to the integration of people with disabilities, to promote the responsible use of vehicles, safety and environmental control.
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