The major cluster of talent and know-how in certain specific areas has led Hewlett Packard to create a worldwide business run from Catalonia, based primarily on added value activities, while production has moved on to Asia.
Spain is a major centre for the group and we’ve always been based in Barcelona. What’s more, Barcelona is a city with a great influence and international reputation, which helps when it comes down to doing business.
Air Products has a number of centres in Catalonia considered to be on the cutting edge of international research and processing of industrial and medicinal gases. The Barcelona Shared Service Centre is the hub of the firm’s financial, logistical and customer care management for 29 countries across Europe, Middle East and South America.
Participation at the JSAE 2013 in Yokohama, Japan
Invest in Catalonia will be at the biggest automotive engineering fair in Japan, held May 22-24 in Yokohama. Along with IDIADA Automotive Technology, Invest in Catalonia is present in JSAE since 2008 to discuss business opportunities. JSAE shows the latest technologies and products and expects more than 70,000 professional visitors this year.Contact us
Going Green, which specialises in sustainable development projects, has open the new plant in Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, announced one year ago.
The plant, which occupies a total surface area of 1,200m2, will generate 50 jobs over a three-year period. Annual output is running at some 5,000 motocycles per year, 70% of which will be exported to the rest of Europe and USA...
RMIT University - Australia's largest tertiary institution - is expanding to Europe and establishing a presence in Barcelona, Spain, to coordinate its European activity. RMIT Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Margaret Gardner AO, said the decision to establish a hub in Barcelona was a reflection of RMIT's extensive collaborative partnerships in Europe.
"RMIT Europe will build on...
Last Thursday business leaders at BASF, IBM and Unilever in Spain put forward their case for keeping up and indeed strengthening industry as the key driver of the state’s economy, boosting innovation and taking full advantage of the country’s fortes.
Within the framework of the IESE Conference, 'Creating the firm of 2020 and its environment,’ head of BASF Spain, Erwin Rauhe addressing...
SEAT and Nissan and three TIER 1 companies - Ficosa, Gestamp and Doga - have laid the foundations for the future automotive cluster in Catalonia.
In such an industrial region as Catalonia, the automotive sector represent 10% of all industrial activity (some €14 billion) and employs about 100,000 people, 36,000 directly. It represents a quarter of the Spanish automotive industry, which...