12/22/2013 | Ponferrada
The Tvitec group dedicated to the transformation of high-quality glass for both architectural building to other uses , ending 2013 as leader of the sector in Spain . The company, which has a plant of 60,000 square meters in the industrial area of Bayo in Cubillos del Sil , near Ponferrada (León ) , has increased its turnover to 43 million euros, 10 % more over the previous year .
In this ratio, Tvitec ( Technical Glass Transformed ) has also increased its production to reach 500,000 square meters- the equivalent of one hundred football pitches of different references double glazed high quality intended for coating facades emblematic and unique from an architectural point of view buildings.
Most of the factory production of the Castilian and Leonese company , 60 % is for export . Ie some 300,000 square meters of glass panels. Mainly European countries , America, Middle East, Africa and to a lesser extent , have been the main points of the different international destination brands sold Tvitec.
In Spain , however , have developed important projects throughout the year such as Pelli Tower in Sevilla , designed by famed architect Cesar Pelli, the Puig Tower in Barcelona , which will host the group's headquarters and cosmetics is signed by Rafael Moneo ; Repsol 's headquarters , which is signed by the architect Rafael de la Hoz, or enlargement of Gran Canaria airport, Lamela study. Also has glazed the residence of the first team of Real Madrid Sports City or the seat of the tax office in Valladolid , among many other actions .
Abroad berciana company has been involved within an extensive list of projects, the supply of the lining of the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm ( Sweden ) , the new project of the London Aquatic Centre in London , at Guy's Hospital also in the capital British ; on campus and institute of international studies Maison de la Paix (Geneva), in the shopping and entertainment complex in Coveris Centre Jacobins in Le Mans (France ) , at the Necker Hospital in Paris or in the execution of an artistic skylight for Benetton headquarters in Rome.
More than six million investment in equipment for 2014
"We are reasonably satisfied with the results because the expectations of the business plan we met. We have a good position in the domestic market and we consolidate the international " sources said senior management of the company on the balance of the year.
2014 Tvitec prepares an ambitious investment plan of more than six million euros that will put particular focus on the acquisition of new equipment and high-tech machinery to the factory even more competitive and meet the demands of markets and policies international expansion. On the grounds of the estate Bayo , Technical Glass Transformed directly employs 200 workers , bringing the company as one of the major industries and Bierzo in the province of León from the employer point of view.