40 years of history

Founded in 1981, Ferral – José Luís & Ca. Lda. is a Portuguese company, leader in production and exportation of aluminium ladders and stepladders.

Constantly evolving for more than three decades, the company has professionalized itself in its field of activity, and it currently has 6 modern production lines which comprise a covered area of 16000 m2.

The location of the production unit is 30 km south of the Port of Leixões (Porto) and it was a competitive advantage in the exportation market since the beginning of the toil, allowing Ferral to diversify its customer base through many places of the globe.


To offer to every client a security and reliance solutions in the aluminium ladders and stepladders market.


To reinforce the reference position in Europe in the industry of aluminium ladders and stepladders. To be recognized for excellence of its performance.


Sustainable values creation to the stakeholders; Development of innovative solutions; Simplicity in execution; To act with sense of social and environmental responsibility;