GROUP PUJOL ACQUIRES THE EVASA PRODUCTION UNIT FOR THE EXPANSION OF EVALAM PRODUCTION
PUJOL GROUP, the Spanish company owner of Hornos Industriales Pujol, S.A., the worldwide leader in manufacturing of glass lamination ovens, has acquired 100% of EVASA production unit, located in A Coruña, Galicia (North West – Spain). This way, the production of EVA layers continues in Spanish territory as main European Hub; following a strategy of descending vertical growth.
Thanks to this new investment, the production of EVALAM –specialized brand and international reference for architectural EVA belongs entirely to PUJOL GROUP– a significant increased will be seen, since two new and massive production lines will be incorporated as special actions at pujol group. Among them, a 2.6-meter-wide line that, in 2020, will transform the La Coruña company into the EVA unique factory with capacity to produce the widest piece in the world.
With all this, PUJOL GROUP will increase the surface of its production facilities by 50%; 9,000 square meters are for production and another 8,000 are land destined for future extensions that the Group may need. Our team structure will be of 70 people and the Group will strengthen its current position of leadership in the laminated glass market and hopes to offer better service to its customers.
The extension of the productive plant is included in the ambitious expansion plan of the company, based on a growth strategy, has led the company to be present in more than 90 countries. That will allow us it to face with full guarantees the fulfilment of the high level of quality and safety of the materials, either for their current products, or future developments aimed at any kind of problem solving for the architectural market or other future markets that could diversify the current EVALAM range of products.
Jorge Pujol, CEO of PUJOL GROUP affirms: “This new investment and acquisition of the new production line within Grupo Pujol, confirms the opening of a new horizon of growth opportunities, which will consolidate us even more if possible, as leader and as the only 360º manufacturer in the market. In addition, it positions the Spanish consumables industry for lamination of glass in the international market as a reference of quality and excellence”.
Furthermore, Joaquin Pujol, Sales Director of PUJOL, says: “Given the growing demand, year after year of our interlayers, the incorporation of this new production unit was needed in order to maintain product quality and service ratio excellence"