The AGEX Group, a federation to which Mafex belongs, inaugurated its news facilites in the Leioa Business Park on February 1st. The event boasted the participation of different personalities and executives of the world of the agricultural, steel, foundry and rail sector as well as CEOE International president, Marta Blanco, and Antonio Garamendi, president of the Spanish Con- federation of Business Organisations (CEOE), who was entrusted with the unveiling of a commemorative plaque in the new headquarters of one of the most important export groups in the State.
With 300 associated companies, 13 billion euros in turnover, 8,500 million euros worth of exports and 35,000 direct jobs, AGEX is a world bench- mark through the Spanish companies that comprise each of the four associations that make up the group; agricultural machinery (AGRAGEX), smelting (FUNDIGEX), steelworks (SIDEREX) and railroad (MAFEX). They are present in more than 100 countries and with more than 80 foreign promotion activities. The President of the AGEX Group, Carlos Álvarez, took the opportunity to thank all its partners and institutions for their support during these years and his presence at the event to stress “the unconditotional commitment and backing of the group whose purpose is still toprovide value services to companies partners and provide the best support in their promotional actions in foreign markets as they have been doing now for 41 years.