Castile-La Mancha

Excellent central location

Castilla-La Mancha offers exceptional territory for business activity:

  • Direct access to 50% of Spanish consumers.
  • Direct access to 50% of Spanish consumers.
  • Its privileged central position makes the freight traffic to and from major ports in the Iberian Peninsula have inevitably pass through the region, which makes it a very competitive destination in logistics distribution.


Modern infrastructures

Castilla-La Mancha has an excellent infrastructure network,  20% of the national network, which connect the region and the most important business areas of Spain.
It also has 670 km of High Speed train railways, CLM is one of the best communicated regions in Spain.
Very close to the Madrid Barajas International Airport also has National Airport Albacete-Los Llanos and it has adjacent an Aeronautical Industrial park.

Competitive labour cost and human value

Castilla-La Mancha has a skilled and competitive workforce, with very low levels of absenteeism and labour costs 10% below the national average. University and professional training are qualified and specialized. This circumstance helps to the human resource available to cover the needs of the different  business.

Industrial land available

Castilla-La Mancha is almost 50% cheaper than the adjacent industrial areas. In recent years, we have developed more than 22.2 million m2 of public industrial land, this has generated thousands of jobs and more than 13,000 industries or companies in Castilla-La Mancha.
In addition, they have also developed a large number of private industrial estates that have all the required services by companies of different industrial sectors

Innovation and knowledge

The University of Castilla-La Mancha combines a qualified academic training with an incessant research activity. In Castilla-La Mancha, the technological innovation is focused on:

  • Albacete Scientific and Technological Industrial Park (PCTyA) and Guadalab Technological Park in Guadalajara.
  • 6 Technology Centers.
  • National R&D Centers: Concentration Photovoltaic Solar Systems Institute (ISFOC), Hidrogen and Fuel Cell Institute.
  • Private iniciative in R&D.

The region promotes the industrial development with 4 European Business and Innovation Centres (CEEIs) in Talavera de la Reina (Toledo), Albacete, Ciudad Real and Guadalajara and also a Business Incubators network.


Public support for investors

CLM is a European Region of Convergence. The region has many investment support programs, covering all possible needs of initial investment and future projects for innovation and greater competitiveness. Investors in the regional government have a proactive and committed partner in facilitating implementation.
In addition to these incentives, other grants aimed at promoting employment and continuous training of workers. The companies which are located in the region will benefit from significant deductions in payment of municipal taxes as well as very low rents for new investments.

Culture and natural enviroment

Castilla-La Mancha has a great historical and cultural legacy, Toledo and Cuenca are a clear example, both  are World Heritage Cities.
The region has one of the highest number of protected natural areas in Europe. The beauty of our National Parks and the energy of our Reserves and Natural Monuments will excite the visitors.

Last updated: 16|07|2015

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