The president of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Jaén, Francisco Reyes, participated today in the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Plastic Technology Center, Andaltec, an event where he praised the “usefulness” of this entity that, during the two . decades of existence, “contributed to the diversification of Jaén’s economy and the plastic sector, which now contributes more to the province’s GDP than olive oil.”
In this commemorative event – where the deputy for Employment and Business, Luis Miguel Carmona, and the deputy for European Funds and Geolit, Lourdes Martínez, are also present, together with the mayors of the Sierra Sur region, many provincial delegates of Junta de Andalucía and the rector of the University of Jaén -, Francisco Reyes indicated that the fact that “the center of these characteristics can be 20 years old cannot be the result of chance, but rather of work, effort and perseverance, also of the -ohan, to research and to know how to adapt permanently to the needs of a country like ours.”
Along these lines, he emphasized that Andaltec “is a very useful instrument for the purpose for which it was born”, which is nothing more than improving the plastic sector of the province by making it more productive and competition, so he takes that into account. “It’s worth it” It’s worth the effort it took two decades ago to make this center a reality. In this regard, the president of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan pointed out that “fortunately today, the activity around plastic has diversified in sectors such as the automotive sector, furniture and agri-food, although we should not forget that Valeo is the one that moves justified. Andaltec walked away.”
The Junta de Andalucía, the Martos City Council and the Provincial Council participated in its creation because “from the first minute we know what it means for a territory like ours, committed to diversifying the its economy, and the plastic sector is key for the industry of our land to generate and contribute more than the olive oil sector to the GDP of the province.”
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the birth of Andaltec, today a wide program of activities has been organized in which some of the past and present protagonists of the history of this technological center have participated. Therefore, its current manager reviews some of the main milestones of Andaltec from its creation until now, and the companies that cooperate with this entity, such as Solarays or SP Group, explain the benefits of the partnership in a technology center. in the first level like this. This business vision is combined with a more human aspect, which is contributed by some of the current managers of Andaltec and other people who have one day passed through this entity and who now occupy positions on the responsibility of companies like Heineken, Meusburger or Teknia ..