Starting IBO Engineering S.L., established in 1998 in Barcelona, specializes in automotive design and engineering.
Over the years, IBO Group has expanded its services to renowned companies such as SEAT, VW, Audi, Ford, Nissan, Suzuki, Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, SMP, PlasticOmnium, Faurecia, Simoldes, and more. While the primary focus is on the automotive industry, IBO is versatile and can work in various industrial sectors, including trains, buses, and motorcycles. With approximately 280 qualified employees, the multi-functional team is proficient in Spanish, Catalan, English, German, French, Portuguese, and Italian.
As part of the IBO Group, the company operates across Europe, North America, and South America, offering direct attention to projects. The cutting-edge technology enables the development of innovative engineering solutions for various vehicles, maximizing project potential. IBO collaborates on conceptual design and digital modeling, merging technical innovations with brand-specific styles.
IBO’s involvement spans from initial design to the production phase. They excel in concept design, creating a seamless interface between user and product. Surface design (CAS) involves developing complete virtual models, meeting aesthetic and technical requirements. The 3D digital modeling (A-Class Surfaces) ensures optimal solutions between design intent and technical specifications.
In lighting, IBO crafts its brand or product image from the conceptual phase to manufacturing, providing support throughout the development process. Visualization services include realistic renders, animations, and scenarios for projects. IBO employs top-tier render engines and specialists to create photorealistic environments.
In engineering and component development, IBO specializes in external and internal finishes, car body development, and metal components for the automotive sector. They offer comprehensive support in the homologation process, preparing documentation for official certificates.
Expanding into the South American market, IBO established Ibo do Brasil in Curitiba in 2006, with know-how transfer. Today over 60 professionals, Ibo do Brasil provides CAD projects, engineer solutions for the automotive market, offering consulting services in project management, product engineering, injection molding, and industrial engineering. As a preferred partner for development, IBO do Brasil collaborates closely with customers and system suppliers, delivering customized solutions for the automotive industry.
The company has collaborations and agreements in the field of technical education, including the coordination of the Master’s program in 3D Automotive and Product Digital Modeling at ELISAVA school in Barcelona.