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STET, Sociedade Técnica de Equipamentos e Tractores, SA, has been Caterpillar's exclusive and official representative in Portugal and Cape Verde since 1961

We focus our activity on the marketing, rental, supply of parts and technical assistance for customers with machinery, generators and marine engines. We are a recognized partner in supplying and supporting our clients in such diverse sectors as: construction, quarrying, mining, agriculture, forestry, waste and scrap treatment, and projects involving the application of different terrestrial and marine energy supply solutions.

With headquarters in Prior Velho (on the outskirts of Lisbon), we have nationwide commercial coverage with the support of our branches in Lisbon, Porto, Beja, Azores (S. Miguel) and Cape Verde (Santiago Island). In addition to our branches, we also have dealerships in Viseu (Paulosauto) and Madeira (Tomiauto), marine agents and in-house mechanics.

OUR MISSION


Our mission is to be the preferred partner for our customers. To achieve this, we strive daily to constantly innovate in the solutions provided. In our quest for excellence and in order to satisfy our customers, we continuously seek to improve our processes. We are a company certified by APCER and DGERT and proudly fulfill the commitments we have assumed in the realm of sustainable management and safety, which are extremely important in carrying out our activity.

As part of our mission for the community and the world, we have developed social responsibility actions that bring us closer to the communities in which we operate.

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Our history
1950
SMEIA, SA holds the representation of Caterpillar®
Constitution of STET - Soc. Técnica de Equipamentos e Tractores, SA.
After separating the company SMEIA, and with the same Administration, it assumes the exclusive representation of Caterpillar® in Portugal and Cape Verde. Headquartered in Lisbon, STET rapidly expanded its commercial network through its own subsidiaries, dealers and Authorized Maritime Agents.
1961
1990
Acquisition of the majority of the Company's by Finanzauto - distributor of Caterpillar® in Spain.
 STET and Finanzauto are acquired by one of the largest South African groups, the Barloworld Group.
1992
1996/99
 Recognition by Dun & Bradstreet with Rating 1, the highest credit rating attributed by that entity.
Receives the Quality Certificate EN I.S.O 9001. In 2004 we bet on extending the certification to all branches. With this decision, the company fully achieved its Certification without excluding any process. Since the first certification, the Quality Management System has been subject to renovation and improvement.
2003
2008
"500 Greatest & Best" Exam Award for Best Company in the Transportation Equipment Sector
CATERPILLAR S.A.R.L Recognition within the scope of the Service Excellence Program (launched in 2009), which aims at excellence in Technical Assistance and Contamination Control. Since the launch of this Program we have maintained the highest levels of classification according to criteria established and validated by Cat® external audits.
2010 until today
2011
CATERPILLAR S.A.R.L Recognition as "CAT Certified Used Dealer"
Municipality of Loures Award “Business Merit Medal”
2011
2013
Caterpillar S.A.R.L Award "Dealer with highest volume of Used Equipment Sold in 2012"
CATERPILLAR FINANCIAL Recognition for obtaining the highest PODD in the world in 2012
2013
2018
STET has been acquired by the Itialian group TESA
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