Imtech: 34 million euro maintenance orders in Spain
René van der Bruggen, Imtech CEO: 'We are one of the strongest players in the Spanish market for technical industrial services. Besides industrial assembly, the focus to a large extent is on maintenance and management in the form of industrial maintenance, shut-downs and revamping services. Imtech is also active in the buildings market with here too fast increasing activities in the market of technical maintenance and management. This solid focus on management and maintenance on basis of a multidisciplinary scope is successful. It makes it possible, despite the difficult circumstances on the Spanish property market, to retain to our objective of further growth in Spain.'
From over ten different locations in the south, centre and north of Spain, Imtech services dozens of large and medium-large industrial clients. Recently, Imtech won several orders for industrial maintenance services in the chemical, petrochemical, steel and oil and gas industries. To an increasing extent, electrical maintenance activities are being carried out alongside the maintenance of mechanical processes. For steel producer Acerinox in Algeciras, Imtech takes care of the comprehensive multidisciplinary industrial maintenance of the steel mill, the hot steel press and the mechanical maintenance of a number of huge industrial pumps, among other things. For the Spanish oil and gas company Cepsa Imtech conducts all the multidisciplinary industrial maintenance activities (electrical, instrumentation, mechanical) in the Cepsa refinery in Algeciras. Imtech is also responsible for several integral maintenance contracts regarding the technical infrastructure on the Cepsa production sites in both La Rábida and Tenerife. Other integral maintenance contracts are the contracts for the chemical plant of Cepsa in Madrid and the refinery cooker plant of the oil and gas company Repsol located in Puertollano, as well as the IQA (Industrias Químicas Asociadas) chemical plant of La Seda de Barcelona in Tarragona. Other contracts are the integral maintenance contract for Repsol in Tarragona and a contract for the mechanical industrial maintenance at the BP refinery in Castellón.
Maintenance in buildings
On the Spanish buildings maintenance market there is a clear need for professional technical services providers focused on the maintenance of technical installations as core activity. The Imtech focus - fully in line with Imtech strategy - is on providing total technical maintenance services by combining electrical, mechanical and ICT solutions. Imtech is successfully targeting a growing portfolio of regular clients in all Spain's important economic centres. This directed approach is yielding fruit. Imtech is able to stand out from the rest by offering performance contracts with total responsibility through the combination of both preventive and corrective maintenance with 24/7 service and availability of technical specialists. Recently, several new maintenance orders were won. For example, Imtech is now responsible for the multidisciplinary technical maintenance of all AC Hotels in Andalusia and Catalonia, seven centres for the General Treasury of the National Health Service in the Almeria province, all of telecom provider ONO's 166 service centres and outlets in Spain, the 'Reina Sofia' hospital in Tudela, the 75,000 m2 'Las Mercedes' Business Park in Madrid and all laboratories and offices on the extensive 'Parc Cientific' (scientific park) in Barcelona, in which three large research institutes and 30 research companies with a total of 1,400 employees are based.
About Imtech Contracting GmbH
Imtech N.V. is a European technical services provider in the fields of electrical engineering, ICT and mechanical engineering. With over 22,500 employees, Imtech achieves annual revenue of around 3.8 billion euro. Imtech holds strong positions in the buildings, industry and infrastructure/traffic markets in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Eastern Europe, Nordic, the UK, Ireland and Spain and in the global marine market. In total Imtech serves 19,500 customers. Imtech offers added value in the form of integrated and multidisciplinary total solutions that lead to better business processes and more efficiency for customers and the customers they, in their turn, serve. Imtech also offers solutions that contribute towards a sustainable society, for example in the areas of energy, the environment, water and mobility. Imtech shares are listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange Amsterdam, where Imtech is included in the Midkap Index. Imtech shares are also included in the Dow Jones STOXX 600 index.