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  • By rail, sea and air: Aragón is China’s entrance door to the South of Europe 12 July, 2018 Aragón continues working to consolidate itself as one of the main logistics hubs in Europe, from where service is provided to the whole world. And thanks to constant public-private collaboration, companies enjoy increasingly efficient solutions and logistics resources to operate with China. Multimodal transport solutions between Aragón and China were presented this week in a workshop ... Read more
  • Mercazaragoza, the agrifood logistics platform of the Ebro valley, received over 1.9 million vehicles in 2017 29 June, 2018 The Zaragoza’s agrifood logistics platform Mercazaragoza received 1,927,000 vehicles in 2017, an average of 5,282 vehicles per day. Wholesale activity (fruit, vegetables, fish) reached more than 130,000 tons in 2017, according to the platform’s annual report. The Maritime Terminal of Zaragoza (TMZ), located in Mercazaragoza, operated a total of 2,438 trains last year, representing an increase of 18% ... Read more
  • FINSA Group chooses Teruel plants for 75M€ investment 22 June, 2018 Timber producer Finsa will invest 75.5 million euros in its two factories in the town of Cella in Teruel in the next three years, in order to expand and modernize the facilities. The project includes the creation of 50 new jobs. The project includes the modernization of the facilitiesas well as an increase in manufacturing capacity ... Read more
  • Construction start: Aragón will lead wind energy production in Spain 18 June, 2018 Construction of the “Goya Project” has oficially started: 9 wind farms will be built in the Belchite, Daroca and Cariñena counties of Aragón. The investment, involving partners Forestalia, Mirova, General Electric and Engie, will generate a total capacity of 300 megawatts, equivalent to the electricity consumption of a city of the size of Zaragoza, Aragón’s capital. The ... Read more
  • Industrias Químicas del Ebro opens new plant in Zaragoza 14 June, 2018 Industrias Químicas del Ebro (IQE) has inaugurated its new precipitated silica plant at the Malpica industrial estate (Zaragoza), coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the company. The President of Aragón, Javier Lambán, and the Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment, Marta Gastón, participated in the inauguration and visited the new facilities in which the ... Read more
  • Gomà-Camps scales up its production in Ejea de los Caballeros with 33M € investment 14 June, 2018 Gomà-Camps has inaugurated a new tissue paper production line in its plant in Ejea de los Caballeros (Aragón). The enlargement, in which the company has invested nearly 33 million euros, allows for the preparation of cellulose pulp and the manufacture of tissue coils on site. In November 2016, work began on a 12,000 m2 site in ... Read more
  • Aragón will be Spain’s most dynamic region in 2018, with a predicted growth of 3.7% 6 June, 2018 The estimation of growth for the Spanish regions is between 2% and 3.7% for this year, according to the latest monthly report published by Economic Forecasting Center (Ceprede). Specifically, Ceprede predicts that Aragón will be the most dynamic community, with an expansion of 3.7%, followed by Catalonia (3.3%), Galicia (3.2%) and the Balearic Islands (3.1%).    Source: ... Read more
  • Saint-Gobain Placo Ibérica trains new employees in collaboration with Aragon’s Employment Institute INAEM 6 June, 2018 Several new employees, trained through a training agreement with the regional Employment Institute INAEM, are already working in the factory of Saint-Gobain Placo Ibérica in Quinto.  In view of the positive results of this training action, Placo and INAEM will close a second agreement to train unemployed people, with the commitment to hire the majority (at ... Read more
  • New flight connections to Munich and Venice from Zaragoza Airport 2 June, 2018 Zaragoza Airport will offer several weekly connections to Munich (Germany) and Venice (Italy), operated by Spanish airline Volotea and starting Monday, June 4th, The Government of Aragón also announced it is negotiating with different airlines to cover routes to Dusseldorf and Frankfurt (Germany), as well as to destinations in Morocco and France. Source: www.heraldo.es     Read more
  • Ercros celebrates centenary with 30-million € factory expansion 28 May, 2018     Ercros Sabiñánigo celebrates its centenary this year with the expansion of its factory, which has meant an investment of 30 million euros in the last four years. The company’s production plant was the first one established in the city of Sabiñánigo, it was the germ from which the city grew and attracted new factories. Now, ... Read more