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The Strategic Projects for Economic Recovery and Transformation (PERTE in its Spanish acronym) are a new form of public-private partnership that aims to contribute to the transformation of the Spanish economy. Some of these projects are dedicated the development and manufacture of the electric and connected car.

One of the most ambitious projects presented in this field is named VENERGY+, headed by Envision, Acciona and Silence which includes the participation of Teknia. The VENERGY+ project is expected to invest €2.5 billion in the construction of a giant battery factory in Navalmoral de la Mata (Extremadura), which will be operational in 2025.

The goal of this project is developing a battery ecosystem and boosting electric mobility in Spain. Teknia will contribute to this project by developing battery components thanks to its global multi-technology capabilities. The project will involve Aluminum High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) technology, in which the Group has extensive experience and technological specialization and is crucial for new mobility. This technology is developed at Teknia Ampuero plant, in Cantabria.

 

A multitechnological partner in Spain

In addition, the group will combine its capabilities in technologies such as plastic injection moulding, stamping, tube forming or machining that could support. Teknia operates nine plants in six Spanish regions with a workforce of more than 1,000 employees in the Country.

The Managing Director of Teknia, Javier Quesada de Luis, stated that “this project fits perfectly within Teknia’s strategy to continue to be the mobility manufacturing partner for our customers. We have a clear plan to position ourselves, thanks to our multi-technology capabilities, as a partner for all types of mobility solutions and this project submitted to the PERTE VEC aligns with that”.

Teknia shows once again its commitment to new mobility and demonstrates its focus on the electrification of vehicles. In this project, led by Envision, Acciona and Silence, the Group also will work with the Galician Automotive Technology Centre (CTAG), ARESAR, LIUX, Qalma, Glavista, Cable Energía and Kapture.