The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, highlighted this Friday the “success story” of Made Tower, a company that Gamesa wanted to close in 2019 and that after being acquired by businessman Gregorio Peña, has increased its workforce 74 to 196 workers, a figure that this year will grow by 30 or 40 more people.
Maroto has visited the facilities that the company, dedicated to the manufacture of metal turrets, has in the Valladolid town of Medina del Campo, where he has highlighted the “vision” of businessmen such as Peña and the “effort” of the administrations to save almost 100 jobs yes.
The plant will invest 4 million euros, with the support of the Ministry, to improve its industrial capacities and be competitive in “a complex context due to the uncertainty generated by the war “, explained the minister.
Maroto has highlighted Made as one of the companies that most identifies with Medina del Campo and has thanked the businessman for his courage when the administrations presented him with the project, which generates “confidence and certainty” that the industry “is a reality in Castilla y León” and shows that ” the Spanish company is convinced of betting on Spain” .
The company, which already exports 83% of its production , seeks to increase its international business thanks to highly relevant engineering that “allows us to compete with emerging countries” in a global market, explained Peña.
The businessman has recognized the negative impact that the increase in energy prices is having since he is a large consumer of gas, which is why he is regulating economizers to reduce spending.