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  • 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
  • 52m € investment in Becton Dickinson’s Fraga plant will create 45 new jobs 17 May, 2018 Becton Dickinson expands its Fraga plant, creating 45 jobs New 5,000 m² building will house 2 syringe production lines, with an investment of  52 million euros.    The plant of Becton Dickinson (BD) in Fraga, one of the economic motors of the province of Huesca, will continue to grow in the coming years. The sanitary equipment manufacturer ... Read more
  • Oromás triples production capacity with two new pasta production lines 11 May, 2018 The pasta manufacturer will invest ten million euros in its factories in Aragon and Andalusia. The Zaragoza plant produced 16,000 tons in 2017 and exports 65% of its production. Pasta manufacturer Oromás, subsidiary of Harinera Vilafranquina group, will triple its production capacity with the update of its two lines of short pasta. During 2018 and ... Read more
  • 2,000 new jobs to be created in automotive sector in Aragón 4 May, 2018 The 66 companies associated in the Automotive Cluster of Aragón (CAAR) plan to invest a total of 125 million euro in 2018, creating about 2,000 new jobs. The companies expect to grow by 8% in turnover and 10% in employment, as stated by the president of CAAR, Benito Tesier, and its managing director, David Romeral. The ... Read more
  • Schmitz Cargobull Ibérica increases turnover by 20.4% 3 May, 2018 The German company, which employs 227 people in its Figueruelas (Zaragoza) factory, invested 1.2 million euro last year to equip itself with a new line for manufacturing of refrigerated semitrailers. The turnover of Schmitz Cargobull Ibérica, at the close of its fiscal year 2017/2018 on March 31, was 123.2 million euro, which represents a growth of ... Read more
  • 30 new investment projects boosting agrifood business in Aragón 30 April, 2018 The primary and agri-food sector continues to gain economic weight and added value within the economy of Aragon, and it is to become even more important with the execution of around 30 investment projects which will be carried out in several Aragonese companies and localities. The investments open a new scenario for the development of ... Read more