This article first appeared in the Bus-News magazine, Issue 2 2022.
Masats is an international referent in public transport accessibility systems, including passenger doors and accessibility systems for people with special needs.
With more than 50 years of experience supplying electric and pneumatic door systems to the bus and coach industry in addition to access ramps and lifts for PRM, Masats began supplying products for the railway sector in 2008. In 2016, Masats launched a new division with products for station infrastructure: platform screen doors and gap fillers for stations. In 2021 Masats developed its first platform door project on TMB’s L4/ L11 in Barcelona.
Masats creates products that enhance people’s quality of life through better mobility, always giving priority to reliability, safety and maintainability. Therefore, all products are designed with the latest generation technology and Masats is always investing in innovation and adding value to strategic projects, such as the latest predictive maintenance solutions for transport accessibility systems (bus and train doors and also ramps). The aim is to predict anomalies before they occur, thus increasing vehicle availability.
Sustainability is also a key issue for Masats, so the new systems aim to reduce their weight, which also helps to reduce vehicle fuel consumption, generating less waste at the end of the life-cycle.
Masats supplies products worldwide from its headquarters near Barcelona and to the North American market from its US-based plant. Its product range includes pneumatic and electric doors and accessibility systems.
The electric sliding door 028c with a worldwide presence, stands out for its smooth movement, perfect sealing, noise reduction and enhanced performance. Following this concept, the sliding door range is completed by the sliding door 028a for minibuses and also the single-leaf sliding door 028b. And the new electric sliding door 028d SLIM completes the next-generation Masats urban product range.
Bus-News magazine Issue 1, January 2023: MASATS S.A. - The Evolution in Entrance Systems.
Masats RT1 Dual Telescopic Ramp. Access to the mechanism from inside of the bus. Good adaptation with the floor of the vehicle. Dirt resistant.
Masats 028C Integrated Sliding Door. Easy to install and regulate. Fast sliding door with fastening arms. Simple mechanism.
RM2 Manual Folding Ramp. A universal concept of easy installation in all kind of vehicles. Mounted in the floor, with a total integration.
Masats will be presenting its innovations in accessibility systems for public transport at the Busworld fair in Brussels.
Masats will be presenting several new public transport accessibility systems for the bus and railway sectors at the UITP summit in Barcelona.
Masats hosted the Quo Vadis CBM workshop on 20 October and presented the work it's doing in terms of bus door and ramp predictive maintenance.
Masats has announced the appointment of Mr. Ignacio Elburgo as the new CEO of Masats S.A..
MASATS S.A new electric sliding door, the 028d SLIM, was developed to solve space problems in double decker buses and autonomous vehicles.
Masats has been chosen to supply advanced electric door systems for the new HYVIA project of hydrogen-powered urban minibus.
MASATS has supplied the doors for the first zero-emissions hydrogen bus recently put into circulation in Barcelona.
Masats has just launched its new corporate website www.masats.es and also the US version www.masats-llc.com, featuring new customer services.
20 Gemilang Electric Buses begin operating in Singapore, featuring 3 Masats electric-powered doors for easier and more comfortable access.
The all-new Sliding/Swing Door 029i from Masats brings the gentle movement, speed and safety of sliding doors to inward opening doors.
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