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Castile-La Mancha

Logistics

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Castilla-La Mancha encloses much of Madrid Region, the major consumer center in Spain. This makes ita very interesting destination for distribution operators, logistics companies as well as e-commerce logistic platforms at a more competitive price. Spain’s spider web structure transport network positions Castilla-La Mancha as a natural extension to metropolitan Madrid. Four of the six motorways radiating from Madrid to the main sea ports pass through Castilla-La Mancha:

  • A- 2 AXIS MADRID BARCELONA
  • A-3 AXIS MADRID VALENCIA
  • A -4 AXIS MADRID ANDALUSIA (A-4 Motorway)
  • AXIS MADRID PORTUGAL (A-5 Motorway)

To mention too is the AXIS MADRID TOLEDO (A-42 Motorway) that interconnects with ring roads to the main axis.

Agrofood

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Castilla-La Mancha plays a major role in the Spanish agrofood industry, especially in sectors such as wine, olive oil, vegetables, fresh and processed meat as well as cheese and dairy products.
The region offers excellent conditions for related industries and services such as packaging and logistics due to its proximity to Madrid and Andalusia, the biggest consumer centers in Spain.  In this sense, elaborated products (II, III and IV range products) can be handled from Castilla-La Mancha, where raw material is.

Bioeconomy

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The bioeconomy places the primary sector and the renewable biological resources as core for a new economy scheme. Castilla-La Mancha counts on abundant agricultural land and natural resources. In that way, our asset in agribusiness, agrofood processing and renewable energies give excellent chances for business in pharma, functional food and new energies production.
Public R+D initiatives on these issues are active in Castilla-La Mancha.

Share-services and ICT

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Business outsourcing and knowledge sharing as part of a more efficient value chain are critical success factors for companies. In this sense, a cost competitive, trustful and skilled work force make Castilla-La Mancha an excellent location for software development, data storage and BPO Services, among others.
ICT University Studies in UCLM give easy access to this skilled workforce and the Scientific and Technological Park of Albacete  and Guadalab in Guadalajara host several entrepreneurial initiatives in the ICT sector.

Aerospace

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Castilla-La Mancha hosts plants of the major players in the aerospace sector that represent an attraction pole for other related companies:

  • Composites Industry around Airbus in Illescas
  • Avionics and helicopter industry around Eurocopter in Albacete

CLM is the Spanish Region with the 4th highest revenue in the aeronautical industry. 10% of the world’s carbon fiber for aeronautical use is produced in Castilla-La Mancha.

Last updated: 16|07|2015

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