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Christian Salvensen

Christian Salvesen Gerposa is a member of the Christian Salvesen European logistics group, which with a turnover of over 1,200 million euros, is the number one specialist in industrial palletising services and a leader in the domestic road haulage market.

The origin of Transportes Gerposa goes back to the year 1947. On joining the Christian Salvesen group in 1999, Transportes Gerposa was specialised in logistics for the motor vehicle sector, working with leading manufacturers (Opel, Renault, Ford, Nissan, or Rover, among others).

The company currently has an extensive network of its own centres in Europe, which provides it with a broad scope in its logistics outsourcing services, assuring the quality and precision of its excellent service.

Evobus

EvoBus Ibérica, S.L. (EvoBus), belonging to the Daimler-Chrysler group, is responsible for this corporation’s European bus and coach business. The company, whose head office is in Germany, has an assembly plant in the eastern part of Cantabria.

The group holds a leading position, selling over 36,000 units worldwide. Its broad product range includes specific adaptations for different countries in inner-city bus, intercity coach, minibus formats, etc. The company produces vehicles largely under the Mercedes Benz and Setra trademarks.

EvoBus Ibérica is responsible for product distribution in Spain and Portugal, and for chassis building in Cantabria. Its Sámano plant, very near the coastal town of Castro Urdiales, produces latest generation chassis for Mercedes-Benz, ready for bodywork assembly.

Both Mercedes-Benz and Setra are brands of renowned prestige in Spain, which has enabled EvoBus to be market leader in Spain since 2006. The company’s customer focus is demonstrated by its extensive collaboration with its clients, who in many cases are advised by the same experts for many years.

Moehs

Important international pharmaceutical companies entrust Moehs Cantabria, S.L. (Moehs) to produce their active ingredients, their corresponding intermediaries and fine chemicals.

Founded in 1962, Moehs has formed part of the SANOFI group, and is currently part of the American chemical corporation, PMC INC.

The company is reporting significant growth figures, achieved thanks to the development of the generic medicines market and a series of core values acknowledged by its customers:

  • Quality in products and services, translated into a high level of compliance with its supply standards and agreements.
  • Guaranteed flexibility and reliability, successfully responding to customer requirements.
  • Cost optimisation, the outcome of the company’s strategy in development activities, competitiveness and investment in facilities.

The growth in its activity, its commitment to innovation and a continued investment policy are the elements ensuring full confidence in MOEHS’ future prospects.

Moehs Cantabria, S.L. (the second production unit in Moehs Ibérica, S.L.) is situated in Polanco, a municipality close to the town of Torrelavega.

Mundivía

Mundivía, S.A. (Mundivía) performs its information technology activities in the field of systems integration and outsourcing for customers in the energy, telecommunications and public sectors.

The company was set up through the initiative of Viesgo, and its founders also included the Banco Santander and SODERCAN. It is currently part of the Atos Origin group, providing this multinational with a position of strength in the Spanish electricity market.

Mundivía’s firm commitment to internet-based solutions, which in its origins made it one of the main Internet providers in Spain, has enabled it to exploit its state-of the-art internet services thanks to its Data Processing Centre (initials in Spanish, CPD) and the experience of its team of experts.

Proof of its commitment with the region of Cantabria is found in the significant increase of its workforce at its Santander headquarters, backed by the creation of a Technological Excellence Centre for Atos Origin in Spain.

Mundivía was awarded the prestigious recognition of one of the most innovative companies in Cantabria in 2006, by Actualidad Económica, the leading economics journal in Spain.

Last updated: 28|11|2016

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