SIMEF ACE results from a joint venture between SIEMENS, S.A. and EMEF, S.A. wich settled on the 28th of August 2009. After a ramp-up period, the maintenance operational activities started on the 1st of May 2011.
The high efficiency and quality of the maintenance services, outcomes from a business model that combines the technological know-how of one of the major worldwide players as manufacturer of rolling stock, Siemens, with the long term experience from the biggest maintenance provider in Portugal, EMEF S.A.
SIMEF ACE delivers complete railway maintenance engineering on two series of Siemens electrical locomotives (LE5600 and LE4700) belonging to CP - Comboios de Portugal, E.P.E. and Medway - Transport and Logistics, S.A. These locomotives perform commercial passenger and freight services in Portugal.