Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

Iberdrola and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) sign new three-year cooperation agreement to promote women’s sports

A new three-year agreement forms part of the company’s and the RFEF’s commitment to promoting women’s sports The top competition is now named the “Iberdrola League” The company, which has been sponsoring the Spain’s Senior National Women’s Football Team since … Read the full press release

Designer Francesca Sangalli to lead the Color&Trim Concept&Strategy department at SEAT

She is going to manage the Color&Trim Concept&Strategy department, which is responsible for creating the colours and materials of new vehicles With a background of more than 16 years in Advanced Design at Mercedes-Benz, Sangalli joins SEAT as of this … Read the full press release

The new school year at the SEAT Apprentice School to kick off with a completely new course content

The Advanced Degree education cycle is being offered this year for the first time, including content in Industry 4.0 and technological evolution linked to digitalisation Owing to the prestige of the Apprentice School, the number of registration applications received was … Read the full press release

Two new high-speed Fred. Olsen ferries to be powered by four MTU 20-cylinder 8000 M71L engines and by Kamewa waterjets from Rolls-Royce

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to get MTU Series 8000 engines Maintenance agreement to cover MTU’s most powerful engines Existing maintenance agreement for trimaran Benchijigua Express extended Friedrichshafen, Germany, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two new high-speed ferries to be run by Spanish ferry … Read the full press release

Jean-Philippe Adam appointed Senior Country Manager of Natixis’s Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal

Jean-Philippe Adam has been appointed Senior Country Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal. PARIS, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Philippe took up his new duties on July 24, 2018 while retaining his current duties as Head of Natixis’ CIB … Read the full press release

Iberdrola: The ‘Andalusia II’ substation began its sea crossing from the shipyard in Puerto Real (Cádiz) to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm

It will be installed in the biggest offshore wind project currently being developed in the world The biggest alternating current (AC) offshore substation ever built will cover 1,333 nautical miles (2,468 km) in around one week travelling to the wind … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Vollmer of SEAT: the duo trailer has the capacity to reduce by 50% the number of trucks on the road

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the journey … Read the full press release

SEAT and Grupo Sesé carried out a pilot test of the largest and most efficient freight delivery truck now driving on motorways in Europe

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa and Van Oord consortium selected as preferred contractor for Fryslân nearshore wind farm construction

Supply of 89 SWT-DD-130 wind turbines with a total rated power output of over 380 MW Zamudio, Spain, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord has been selected by Windpark Fryslân B.V. as … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions announce a new partnership with PA DIGITAL, the leading provider of digital services for small businesses in Spain

COPENHAGEN, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions is proud to announce a new partnership with the leading provider of digital services for small businesses in Spain, PA DIGITAL. The partnership allows PA Digital to deliver modern websites and additional digital marketing … Read the full press release

Telefónica España expands its holding in the priority frequencies for 5G in the spectrum auction held by the Ministry of Economy and Business

With this new spectrum acquisition, Movistar will continue to lead the mobile communications market in Spain, both in the voice and broadband segments. The new frequencies allow Telefónica to offer high speed data services, with wide coverage and the best … Read the full press release

Vodafone Spain acquired 90 MHz of contiguous spectrum in the 3700 MHz band for mobile data services in an auction for €198.1 million

MADRID, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Spain has acquired 90 MHz of contiguous spectrum in the 3700 MHz band for mobile data services in the Economic Ministry’s auction for a total cost of €198.1 million.  The fee will be paid … Read the full press release

Allianz Partners to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of Servicios Compartidos Multiasistencia, S.L. from Portobello Capital and minority shareholders

The acquisition strengthens Allianz Partners’ leadership in the home and assistance market and enhances Multiasistencia’s development capabilities and geographical reach It supports Allianz Partners’ growth ambition in key markets The transaction would see Multiasistencia remain an independent and market neutral … Read the full press release

Snam, Enagás and Fluxys consortium to acquire 66% interest in Greek natural gas infrastructure operator DESFA

ATHENS, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European consortium consisting of Snam (60%), Enagás (20%) and Fluxys (20%) signed today in Athens the agreements with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and Hellenic Petroleum for the acquisition of a 66% interest … Read the full press release

Lanzamiento de un nuevo sitio web de comparación financiera

Se lanzó un nuevo sitio web de comparación financiera, que ofrece a los usuarios un medio rápido y sencillo para comparar productos y servicios financieros en Internet BARCELONA, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Raters es un nuevo sitio web de … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to build its largest renewable energy facility in Latin America: the Paraíba wind farm complex in Brazil

The Paraíba complex will have a total installed power of 565 megawatts This big facility will consist of 18 wind farms, three of which are already operational while another 15 are at different phases of development, with a commitment to … Read the full press release

Movistar España and Twitter create world’s first customer care solution that connects chatbot directly to the call centre

Telefónica becomes the first Telco in the world to have a solution of this type Movistar is a leader in customer service through Twitter in Spain, with more than 90% recommendation rates MADRID, 21-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Movistar España and Twitter have jointly developed … Read the full press release

SEAT becomes the first car manufacturer to integrate Shazam music-discovery app into its cars worldwide

SEAT becomes the world’s first brand to integrate Shazam into its cars The partnership allows SEAT customers to easily and safely identify their favourite songs at the touch of a button The music-discovery app seamlessly integrates into the SEAT DriveApp, … Read the full press release

Mit der Eröffnung eines neuen Büros in Spanien stärkt IN-GRY seine Präsenz in Europa

MONTREAL, 15. Juni 2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, das in Quebec ansässige, auf die Transformation von Organisationen, den Einsatz von Lösungen für Human Resources und die intelligente Automatisierung von Aufgaben und Prozessen mittels robotergesteuerter Prozessautomatisierung (RPA) spezialisierte Unternehmen, gibt die … Read the full press release

Con la inauguración de una nueva sede en España, IN-RGY reforzará su presencia en Europa

MONTRÉAL, 15 de junio de 2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, la empresa oriunda de Quebec especializada en transformación organizativa, implementación de Soluciones de Capital humano y automatización inteligente de tareas y procesos a través de robótica (RPA su sigla en inglés) … Read the full press release

With the opening of a new office in Spain, IN-RGY strengthens its business presence in Europe

MONTRÉAL, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, the Québec company specializing in organizational transformation, deployment of Human Capital solutions and intelligent automation of tasks and processes via Robotic Process Automation (RPA) systems announces the opening of its latest office in Grenada … Read the full press release

Avec l’ouverture d’un nouveau bureau en Espagne, IN-RGY renforce sa présence commerciale en Europe

MONTRÉAL, le 15 juin 2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, l’entreprise québécoise spécialisée dans la transformation organisationnelle, le déploiement de solutions de gestion de capital humain et l’automatisation intelligente des tâches via des systèmes d’automatisation de processus robotiques («Robotic Process Automation … Read the full press release

Revealed: Top Tips for Sunseekers on a Shoestring in Spain

Top tips how to make your holiday spending budget stretch further in the different Spanish holiday resorts. Latest Summer Spending Report compares everyday holiday purchases in the most popular Spanish summer destinations. Get top tips how to make your holiday … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy opens its nacelle plant in Cuxhaven, the largest production facility of its kind in Germany

Cuxhaven plant is an elementary component of Siemens Gamesa’s state-of-the-art offshore logistics concept and strengthens the company’s technological leadership Siemens Gamesa invests around 200 million euros; the plant will create around 850 jobs in 2018 Germany’s most modern and largest … Read the full press release

SENER again recognised by Fundación MásFamilia as a Family Responsible Company

MADRID, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER has once again been recognised by Fundación MásFamilia as a Family Responsible Company (EFR, in its Spanish acronym), thanks to its commitment to the EFR model that involves improving the work and family relationships of its people. The award-giving ceremony … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV Stock option plan meant for the employees and officers of Digi Spain S.L.U. and conditional stock options granted to certain Romanian directors and employees

BUCHAREST, Romania, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications NV (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that it approved the implementation of a stock option plan to the benefit of the officers and employees of Digi Spain … Read the full press release

ENGIE to develop nine subsidy-free wind farms in Spain

ENGIE, already leading supplier of green electricity in France, is strengthening its position in Europe as a pioneer of the energy revolution and masters the entire value chain of renewable energy. La Défense, France, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE signed with … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool PhD student Raquel Medialdea crowned third in the national final of FameLab Spain

LIVERPOOL, 23-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A passionate and engaging talk about Ebola saw University of Liverpool PhD student Raquel Medialdea crowned third in the national final of FameLab Spain, which celebrates effective science communication in young scientists. Watched by a … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa opens new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid

The new facilities in San Fernando de Henares are equipped with test benches for testing and validating electric systems with capacity of up to 10 MW for wind power, photovoltaic and energy storage purposes The new centre will also manufacture … Read the full press release