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28|09|2020
The Maggioli Group first arrived in Spain in 2016 when it acquired Galileo Ingeniería y Servicios, a company based in the Canary Islands
It has opened branches across Spain to increase its customer base, which is now spread over more than 4,000 municipalities.

Amalia Maggioli, managing director of sales, marketing and internationalization of the Maggioli Group and vice president of ATM Grupo Maggioli

24|07|2020
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies participating in an Invest in Spain program
Destina Genomics has requested European funding to develop a rapid and reliable test for the detection of COVID-19

The project will allow the company to increase its workforce from 10 to 25 in the Health Technology Park (PTS) in Granada
13|07|2020
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies participating in an Invest in Spain program
Canvax Biotech is the only company in Spain that is prepared to produce the reagents necessary for the detection of COVID-19

Since mid-March, two Madrid hospitals have been using its reagents for PCR tests on their patients
29|06|2020
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies participating in an Invest in Spain program
Knok Healthcare responded to the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic by offering free video consultations in the primary healthcare sector

In 2017 it was selected by Rising Startup Spain, and the following year was named one of the most innovative projects by the magazine Wired

22|06|2020
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies participating in an Invest in Spain program
Simplicity Works's new technique for manufacturing footwear paves the way for re-locating its production in Spain

The Alicante-based company's commitment has the twofold value of investing in R&D&I and returning to local production



11|06|2020
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies participating in an Invest in Spain program
Bial has donated climatized vans for delivering medicines from hospitals to patients' homes during the pandemic crisis

The Spanish subsidiary was created in 1998, and in 2011 it launched a new plant in Vizcaya with facilities for R&D



01|06|2020
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies participating in an Invest in Spain program
Hero España has donated over 30 tons of food to help the groups most disadvantaged by the pandemic crisis

The Swiss company played a key role in supplying the population with basic food necessities


26|05|2020
Initiatives in relation to COVID-19 by companies that have participated in an Invest in Spain program
Altran España has been engaged in the fight against the pandemic with six projects featuring the voluntary collaboration of 300 employees

The multinational has recently become part of the Capgemini Group, also financed with French capital

12|05|2020
Oskri exports 80% of its production in Spain to strategic markets such as Germany, United Kingdom, China, Korea and Japan
The company chose Toledo as the location for its factory for several reasons, including the skilled workforce with experience in the marzipan sector

Fekri Zainoba, CEO of Oskri Organics



15|04|2020
BASF has been in Spain now for 51 years and has over 2,400 employees in its 16 work centers
The German company invested 60 million euros in its Spanish plants in 2019

Carles Navarro, general manager of BASF Spain



10|03|2020
Grupo Finaccess is an investment and capital management institution formed of several specialized companies. It has made an investment in the Spanish company Soltra through Finaccess Social
Soltra, a company dedicated to the integration of differently-abled people, was created 20 years ago, and since then its staff of 22 has given employment to 446 people

Javier López Casado, CEO of Finaccess Advisors

10|01|2020
Japan Tobacco International plans to transfer its European duty-free operations to Spain and establishes its global information technology hub in Madrid
It has invested 50 million euros in its factory in Tenerife and buys tobacco leaf from Extremadura to contribute to the local economy

Tom Osborne, general manager of JTI Iberia
29|10|2019
Alibaba has recently signed an agreement with ICEX to help Spanish companies sell their products around the world
The platform offers Spanish companies access to a market of 674 million active consumers a year in China

Alba Ruiz, head of business development at the Alibaba Group for Spain and Portugal
29|07|2019
Satellogic has its European headquarters in Barcelona, where it plans to employ as many as 100 employees by 2020
The company has a center specializing in the development of artificial intelligence and data technology in Barcelona

Marco Bressan, Chief Product Officer of Satellogic




29|05|2019
Eventbrite has recently launched its first European development center in Spain and its fourth worldwide
The American company reinforced its presence in Europe in 2018 with the purchase of the Spanish company Ticketea

Javier Andrés, Eventbrite's director for Spain and Portugal


23|04|2019
MSD Spain is in first place in clinical research activities for the company in Europe, and third worldwide
The pharmaceutical company MSD invests 76 million euros a year in R&D in Spain, where it has 1,330 employees

Ángel Fernández, CEO and general manager of MSD in Spain and Portugal
15|01|2019
ArcelorMittal has 8,605 employees in Spain and invested 135 million euros in its facilities in 2017
ArcelorMittal's economic contribution to Spain in 2017 was over 4.8 billion euros

Jesús Izcue Irigoyen, country manager of ArcelorMittal in Spain


30|10|2018
Turismoi receives financing of over one million euros from the Axon Partners fund
The Peruvian company has moved its head office to Spain to capture international investments

Diego Arbulu, co-founder and CEO of Turismoi


31|07|2018
Primark opens a store in Valencia and a logistical subsidiary in Guadalajara to serve Spain, Portugal and the south of France
Spain was the first Primark market outside the British Isles, and it has now opened the latest of its 357 stores here

Stephen Mullen, general manager of Primark for Spain and Portugal
16|07|2018
BSD Enterprise is an international IT company with 1,800 employees in Mexico, the United States, Costa Rica, Chile and Spain
BSD arrived in Spain from Mexico in 2010 with a team of 10 to offer services in the software quality area. Today it has a workforce of 80

Edmundo Treviño, Director, BSD Enterprise Spain

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