Our Company

34 years in the Industry

The future of healthcare.

Ultra Controlo is formed by a dynamic and enterprising team dedicated to the manufacture of medical gas plants, assembled and tested in our factories and ready to be installed in clinics and hospitals everywhere around the world.

A journey through our history.

It all started by being the exclusive representative of important international factories – highlighting Rietschle – nowadays is also a leading manufacturer worldwide of medical oxygen production plants, vacuum plants compressed air plants for hospital applications

1987
Installation of the first medical vacuum plant — Capuchos Hospital, Lisbon.
Capuchos Hospital
1990
First company in Portugal to implement complete air treatment systems to provide breathable air
— Santa Cruz Hospital, Lisbon.
Santa Cruz Hospital
1992
First medical vacuum plant in Portugal equipped with digital information in Portuguese — Évora Hospital
Evora Hospital
2002
Ultra Controlo releases the first ULTRA! 🎉
2012
🚀 UC INTERNATIONAL
Dan is shipped off to work with ze Germans as Head of Product at Influencer DB.

Adam decides to stay in Sydney and cut his teeth as a Product Designer with one of Sydney's leading design studios.

Whilst in Germany, Dan worked with with brands such as Daniel Wellington and BMW - Ja!

Adam worked with clients like Vodafone, TAFE NSW, Adobe and also won the 'Good Design Australia' award for his work on the Seatfrog website.

2015
After spending time apart, Dan and Adam begin to plan their next moves and rekindle their business partnership.

The name "Relume" is born.

relume

verb

[ri-loom]
To relight or rekindle (a light, flame, etc.)

2018
Dan moves back to Sydney to join a Global startup incubator called Antler. He convinces Adam to join him.
2020
🚀 relume launches
For various reasons, Dan and Adam decide to turn down a $100,000 investment from Antler and start their own business venture, without taking outside investment.

To do this they would have to build a company that would be profitable in its first year. Not the next Uber of *insert clever idea*.

Now
After building 11 websites on Webflow in under 6 weeks as a way to test a number of business ideas, Dan and Adam decide to stick to what they know best and launch Relume - a company that designs and builds beautiful Webflow websites.
Our Story
Timeline. A journey through our history.
Capuchos Hospital
1987

Installation of the first medical vacuum plant — Capuchos Hospital, Lisbon.

1990

First company in Portugal to implement complete air treatment systems to provide breathable air
Santa Cruz Hospital, Lisbon.

1992

First medical vacuum plant in Portugal equipped with digital information in Portuguese — Évora Hospital

A message from our CEO
We supply complete turn-key projects on Medical Gas Piping Systems (MGPS). Just give us your idea or your requirements and we will give you the best recommendation for your real needs.  

Our experience with thousands of medical gas plants will help you to offer what you need and will save a lot in your investment and in the operating costs along the life cycle of the system.

Our International Technical Assistance Center, CIAT will make all the control and supervision of your Medical Gas Systems as your desire.

We manufacture oil-free and oil-less Air Compressors and supply a wide range of Air Dryers and Air Filters as well as High-Pressure Oxygen Compressors, Nitrogen Compressors and Gas Compressors for high or low pressure.

For the last 34 years, we have been leaders in vacuum technology for all sorts of industrial applications and centralized systems with the well-known ELMO-RIETSCHLE (Gardner Denver (Ingersoll Rand Group)).

We are at your service.
Sabino de Pompeia (Dipl. Ing.)
CEO

You've heard our story, it's now time for the world to hear yours.

A message from our CEO

We supply complete turn-key projects on Medical Gas Piping Systems (MGPS). Just give us your idea or your requirements and we will give you the best recommendation for your real needs.  

Our experience with thousands of medical gas plants will help you to offer what you need and will save a lot in your investment and in the operating costs along the life cycle of the system.

Our International Technical Assistance Center, CIAT will make all the control and supervision of your Medical Gas Systems as your desire.

We manufacture oil-free and oil-less Air Compressors and supply a wide range of Air Dryers and Air Filters as well as High-Pressure Oxygen Compressors, Nitrogen Compressors and Gas Compressors for high or low pressure.

For the last 34 years, we have been leaders in vacuum technology for all sorts of industrial applications and centralized systems with the well-known ELMO-RIETSCHLE (Gardner Denver (Ingersoll Rand Group)).

We are at your service.
Sabino de Pompeia (Dipl. Ing.)
CEO
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A message from our CEO
We supply complete turn-key projects on Medical Gas Piping Systems (MGPS). Just give us your idea or your requirements and we will give you the best recommendation for your real needs.  

Our experience with thousands of medical gas plants will help you to offer what you need and will save a lot in your investment and in the operating costs along the life cycle of the system.

Our International Technical Assistance Center, CIAT will make all the control and supervision of your Medical Gas Systems as your desire.

We manufacture oil-free and oil-less Air Compressors and supply a wide range of Air Dryers and Air Filters as well as High-Pressure Oxygen Compressors, Nitrogen Compressors and Gas Compressors for high or low pressure.

For the last 34 years, we have been leaders in vacuum technology for all sorts of industrial applications and centralized systems with the well-known ELMO-RIETSCHLE (Gardner Denver (Ingersoll Rand Group)).

We are at your service.
Sabino de Pompeia (Dipl. Ing.)
CEO
Capuchos Hospital
2000

First company in the country to implement digital dew point control systems.

2012

First company in Portugal to implement complete air treatment systems to provide breathable air
Santa Cruz Hospital, Lisbon.

2020

First medical vacuum plant in Portugal equipped with digital information in Portuguese — Évora Hospital

Made for professionals, for professionals

Health Industry

We are consultants on Medical Gases for the Ministry of Health (MOH) in different countries and suppliers of state-of-the-art medical gas plants and equipment.
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+60 Countries

Our projects can be found all over the world, with most of the equipment working continuously 24/7 in  Healthcare Units or Industrial Applications.
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Industrial Solutions

Responsible for large projects and installation of centralized systems in industrial factories in Portugal: Glassware, automotive, printing, plastics, printing, electronics, textile, cardboard, food industry or pharmaceuticals.
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