The Tsopanakis family initial contact with industrial weighing. It was then that Thanasis Tsopanakis began work in the all important scale construction company “Elefterios Pangalos”.
Following in his father footsteps, his son Spyros began working at the technical cooperative “Psimitis” and then at “Eleftherios Pangalos” . During the WWII reconstruction he worked additionally at innovative for their time companies such as “Emanuel Pangalos”, “Fridakis-Auto-scale” and “Moushoudis” gaining the appreciation of his co-workers and colleagues and was rewarded as being regarded as perhaps the most important technician of his generation.
Simultaneously, he began to work independently, constructing mechanical platform scales and weigh bridges with results of high distinction.
The baton is then passed on to his sons Thanasis, Certified Mechanical Engineer and Vassilis Tsopanakis Electrical and Mechanical engineer, founding the company METROTECH-Tsopanakis Bros.
Entering into electronic age, the object of the company is to diversify covering the entire gamma of industrial weighing scales, platform scales, weighbridges, belt weighers, weighing on conveyer belts, automatic belt weighers, check weighers, dosing, bagging, quality control of weighing equipment, standard weights and customized weighing applications.
METROTECH designs and constructs belt weighers (Oliotech type) for olives, which it has successfully installed in hundreds of oil presses throughout Greece.
METROTECH steadily diversified in the construction of machinery for packaging , initially designing and creating semi automatic machines with exceptional results in the Greek market.
Following successfully, automatic packaging production lines for large containers in Greece and abroad.
METROTECH designs and fully constructs all the machinery which is required for automatic packaging production lines for bottles,
Simultaneously, it embodies the fourth generation of the family.