BSH Electrodomésticos España, S.A., is integrated in the European group BSH Bosch und Siemens Home Appliances GmbH and is one of the leading companies in the appliances manufacturing, mainly refrigerators. The firm has one plants in Navarra that manufactures refrigerators and dishwashers.
Faurecia Group produces components for vehicles and is the first global supplier of exhaust systems for automobiles. It has two factories in Navarra which produce exhaust pipes and bumpers
It is one of the most important world companies in food production. It has over 150 years of experience and it is widely present all over the world. The factory in Navarra produces 50,000 tons per year of their “Old El Paso” and “Nature Valley” brands to cater to 32 countries.
Guardian Industries group focuses its activities on the manufacturing and processing of glass for the construction, automobile and furniture sectors. It has become the third largest producer of flat glass in the world. Navarra Guardian manufactures glass for the building site.
KYB CORPORATION is the leading company of hydraulic systems in Japan. Its technology is widely used in the aeronautic, rail and maritime industry. The factories in Navarra produce shock absorbers for BMW and PSA group and hydraulic bombs.
Planasa is one of Europe's largest horticultural companies and has worldwide presence. It currently boasts of 3 important sections: plant breeding, nurseries and production and marketing of fresh asparagus and endive. The Planasa Group headquarters and the vitro laboratory are located in Navarra, where new cultivations and varieties of fruit trees for continental climates are cultivated. Planasa also has an endives processing plant in Valtierra, Provedis.
The ROCKWOOL Group is the world's leading producer of stone wool for the construction sector. It is amongst the global leaders in the insulation industry with products and solutions for all major application areas for both residential and non-residential buildings. The factory in Navarra produces the full range of products pertaining to this group.
Smurfit Kappa is one of the leading producers of paper-based packaging in the world. Its products are made from renewable resources and are 100% recyclable. The company has 3 factories and employs 350 workers in Navarra. One of its plants (Sangüesa) is currently the largest manufacturer of 100% virgin fiber paper called MG. The Group has invested aroung €42 million in its factories in Navarra in recent years..
The Sofidel group, founded in Italy in 1966, has currently 29 production plants in 13 countries and employs more than 5,800 workers. Its turnover is 1.5 billion euros, it has a 4% market share in Spain and it is the second largest paper producer in Europe.
Its plant located in Navarra is focused on the manufacture and commercialization of tissue paper for domestic and industrial use, under the "Nicky" and "Regina" brands. Between 2017 and 2018, the company will invest between 80 and 90 million euros that will triple production and increase its workforce. Thus, when it reaches its maximum productive capacity, 100 new jobs and 40 indirect jobs will have been created.
TRW Automotive is one of the ten largest global suppliers of active and passive safety systems for the automotive industry (braking systems, steerings, etc.). The company has four factories in Navarra. They also manufacture steering systems for Renault and Volkswagen.
Volkswagen Navarra is one of the 61 production plants of the Volkswagen Group and the leading factory of the Polo model. It is the main automotive company in Navarra and one of the most modern factories in Europe.
The VW group is set to implement two projects to manufacture new models. This is the new generation of the Polo (VW270) that began production last July and a second SUV model (VW216) whose production will begin in January 2019. Both projects involve a total investment of up to 1.6 billion euros in production and infrastructure facilities at the Volkswagen Navarra plant and suppliers. Specifically, the so-called VW216 is a second model that for the first time will be manufactured in Volkswagen Navarra.
The new investment will involve the hiring of up to 500 jobs depending on the evolution of production demand.
Last updated: 01|08|2019
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