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A strategic sector
Spanish Technologies for Plastic

Facts & Figures

Number of companies
51
Number of export companies
26
Total direct employment
1.176
Turnover
272.830
Exports
194.293

 The sector includes the following subsectors

 

Different types of technology:

  • Injection
  • Extrusion
  • Thermoformed
  • Blowing machines
  • Presses
  • Welders
  • Flexography
  • Spare parts
  • Other auxiliary machines

Evolution of the Spanish exports

(10 main export destinations)

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Main tendencies within the Spanish sector landscape

Energy efficiency and sustainability

 

The main trend that companies follow is to optimize the performance of the machines. This implies, on the one hand, reducing the consumption of energy resources.

 

Product and process improvements and innovations allow our community to stand out for its rapid adaptation to the constant changes faced by sectors such as packaging and automobiles.

 

The main innovations are focus on solutions more versatile and sustainable processes. Machines with lower energy consumption, and development to ensure sustainability and the circular economy.

 

 

Search for faster processes and automation

 

The industry focuses both on spending less energy and optimizing processes. By reducing the time required to perform all operations, it is possible to take advantage of more productive hours and increase activity. Automation and Industry 4.0 are key.

 

Main competitive advantages of Spanish companies

 

  • Latest technology showcase.
  • Innovation, sustainability & efficiency at its highest performance.
  • Customer connection like no one else does.
  • Tailored solutions for each project.

The manufacture of the machines tailored to the needs of the customer, the close and personalized treatment, together with the cutting-edge technology, make the Spanish manufacturer the ideal supplier. Also highlight the high degree of internationalization of the Spanish company.

Why should you cooperate with a Spanish company ?

Spanish companies have state-of-the-art technical and technological equipment. Their important commitment to R+D+i makes it possible to work continuously to anticipate with innovative responses, to provide competitive solutions to each customer need and to improve the product.

 

Flexibility, quality, innovation, proximity, trust & commitment, their main characteristics:

 

Flexibility: Because they are focus on your needs, manufacturing tailored made equipment and they do it easily.

 

Quality: Because they meet the quality standards demanded by you. Regarding hygiene and security legislation, all the machines have the CE mark, following the European Community Directives “2006/42/CE”.

 

Innovation: Because they know what you really need, Spanish companies are innovating in the areas of digitization, productivity & energy efficiency.

 

Proximity, Trust and Commitment: Because they care about you, they are close to you, with a high degree of commitment.

 

Good partners create a high added value proposition for the customer, this is the reason why collaborating with highly experienced companies as Spanish are, is the key to success. As food is a traditional industry in Spain, our companies know how to strive within all types of context and bring value to their collaborators.

 

 

 

 

Main values of the companies

Tailored made solutions, flexibility, a high technology, and the internationalization of companies are the main characteristics of Spanish companies in the sector.

The main innovations in the sector are:

 

  • Digitalization, key to monitor production through collected data and thus optimize production processes.
  • The automation of processes and industry 4.0.
  • Quick adaptation to growing environmental requirements, through lower energy consumption and commitment to the circular economy / sustainability. In recent years it has been possible to observe how energy efficiency is an increasing factor of competitiveness.

 

Tailored made solutions, flexibility, a high technology, and the internationalization of companies are the main characteristics of Spanish companies in the sector.

 

 

 

 

 

We can highlight world leading companies in practically each of the types of solutions in the sector.

We can highlight world leading companies in practically each of the types of machines in the sector. Innovative companies that manufacture state-of-the-art equipment, and that are prepared to give the best response to the most demanding customer.

 

Particularly highlight the manufacturers of machinery for flexographic presses.

 

 

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