The Japanese company Amada invests 1 million euros in a new plant in Gava

The Japanese multinational Amada has opened its new headquarters in Gava, frpm where it will provide commercial and technical service to customers on the Iberian Peninsula.

In this project, the Catalan branch of the group, Amada Maquinària Ibérica, has received support from the area of ​​attracting foreign investment of ACCIÓ, the Catalan agency for business competitiveness set up by the Catalan Government.

The Japanese multinational has invested one million euros in this new site which replaces and expands the one it had until now in Cornellà. The change of location is not only a physical change, but also represents a change of strategy in order to improve the positioning of the company before the customer. The subsidiary of Gava, reporting directly to the European headquarters based in the UK, will serve sales, after sales, printing, and machinery adaption according to the needs of buyers.

The Amada Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of machinery for processing sheet metal casing intended for the automobile industry, infrastructures, and electrical appliances, among others. Amada has nearly 6,500 employees in over 80 subsidiaries located in 70 countries around the world.

The opening ceremony was attended by the Secretary-General for Enterprise and Employment, Xavier Gibert; the President of the Amada Group, Mitsuo Okamoto; the Mayoress of Gava, Raquel Sanchez; and the Consul General of Japan, Hiroyuki Makiuchi; among others.

Source and photo: BCL

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