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  • Groupe PSA achieved new profitability record in 2019 26 February, 2020 French automaker Goupe PSA has elevated its benefits by 13.2% reaching 2.3 billion €, making 2019 another record breaking year for the company in terms of benefit. This is particularly good news for Aragón, home to one of the group’s biggest plants. PSA subsidiary OPEL/Vauxhall, which accounts for the biggest part of the production in Zaragoza ... Read more
  • Amazon Web Services announces 2.5 billion € investment in Aragón 31 October, 2019 Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Spain. The new AWS Europe (Spain) Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch, and will be AWS’s seventh region in Europe. The three new data centers, occupying a total 100,000 sqm, will all be located in Aragón: One ... Read more
  • Production of first 100% electric Opel car starts in Zaragoza 7 October, 2019 The Opel factory in Zaragoza starts production of the new, 100% electric Corsa. Today, the King of Spain, Felipe VI, the Executive President of Groupe PSA, Carlos Tavares, and the CEO of Opel, Michael Lohscheller, have inaugurated the start of the manufacturing of the new Opel Corsa.  The plant of the PSA Group in Figueruelas, ... Read more
  • Aragon demonstrates competitive advantage as location for international distribution 1 February, 2019 In recent years the Aragon region, and PLAZA (Logistics Platform of Zaragoza) in particular, has had some significant success in attracting the distribution activities of international companies and is naturally keen to build on this. Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), a research institute established in partnership with the MIT, conducted a benchmarking study for Invest in Aragón ... Read more
  • Aragón strenghtens ties with China during official visit 8 November, 2018 Aragón travels to China to boost its “proactive commitment” to the Silk Road and multiply Aragonese exports An official delegation led by President Javier Lambán and the Ministers of Economy and Rural Development of Aragón is visiting Shanghai and Hangzhou this week. Eleven companies from the region are exhibiting at China International Import Expo, the ... Read more
  • Zaragoza, where Adidas creates its mobile and web solutions 6 November, 2018 In 2014, German sportswear company Adidas decided to base its worldwide tech hub in Zaragoza, where its HQ for the Iberian region has been based for decades. Today, a team of close to 100 people is working here to create mobile and web solutions for the sportswear company, and it is expected to grow up ... Read more
  • Aragón takes leading role in Spanish pig industry, with producers investing over 500 mio. euros in the region 19 October, 2018 The president of Aragón, Mr. Javier Lambán, has chaired a meeting with company representatives of the pig sector of Aragon for the creation of the National Porcine Cluster. The formal constitution of the cluster and the presentation of its strategic plan will be celebrated in November. The establishment of a cluster of pig producers will contribute ... Read more
  • Teva’s Zaragoza plant quintuples production in 10 years, delivers to 30 international markets 9 October, 2018   The Teva factory in Zaragoza has quintupled production to 5,600 million annual doses, and doubled the number of employees since 2008 Its highly automated logistics facilities manage over 1 million units per day and 1.600 references, that are delivered to a total of 30 countries The facilities of Zaragoza are a reference within Teva, both in productivity and ... Read more
  • Special Report about Aragón’s “economic success story” in FDI Intelligence Magazine 3 October, 2018 The Financial Times’ FDI Intelligence magazine dedicates a special report to Aragón’s economic boom in its latest issue. According to the authors, “Aragon is one of Spain’s best performing autonomous communities, which is testament to its favourable location, highly skilled workforce and expertise in sectors such as automobile manufacturing.” The report highlights the key strengths of ... Read more
  • 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