Lantek, a multinational company focused on the development of industrial software solutions and the digital transformation of companies in the sheet metal sector, welcomed the Basque Government’s Regional Minister for Economic Development, Sustainability and the Environment, Arantxa Tapia, and the Deputy Regional Minister for Industry, Javier Zarraonandia. for an official visit today at its facilities in the Miñano Technology Park (Alava).
The Lantek & Trumpf´s Management team together with the Minister of Economic Development, Sustainability and Environment of the Basque Government, Arantxa Tapia, the Deputy Minister of Industry, Javier Zarraonandia and Xabier Ortueta, General Manager of Cluster AFM.
Accompanied by Xabier Ortueta, General Manager of Clúster AFM, the Minister and Deputy Minister arrived at the Lantek headquarters in Miñano at 12:30 where they were received and welcomed by the CEO of the company, Alberto López de Biñaspre and Tom Schneider, General Manager of Machine Tool Development at TRUMPF, followed by a tour of the company’s facilities.
With this visit, the Basque Government’s Regional Minister for Economic Development, Sustainability and the Environment learned first-hand about Lantek’s expansion and growth projections and its ongoing commitment to digital transformation and internationalization.
In March, the Basque technology company Lantek announced the partnership agreement reached with the German company TRUMPF, with the aim of consolidating the latter’s commitment to sheet metal cutting technology and manufacturer-independent software. Thanks to this agreement, Lantek’s customers will benefit from a close exchange in the key technologies of the future: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data models and integrated process control.
As López de Biñaspre pointed out during the visit, "This year we have been able to highlight our high level of internationalization and operational excellence as a provider of services and solutions. We are a mature multinational with a direct presence and our own offices in fourteen countries. These offices also provide us with an overall perspective and complete vision of the sector and the trends in different countries. As a result, this year we have reached the historic figure of 25,000 clients, all thanks to a team of 230 people working on a global scale who have made it possible for us to exceed 20 million in turnover".
Lantek is a multinational that is leading the digital transformation of companies in the sheet metal and metal industry. With its smart manufacturing software, it enables factories to be connected, turning them into Smart Factories. It rounds off its range of services with CAD, CAM, MES, and ERP solutions for companies that manufacture metal parts from sheet metal, tubes, and profiles using any cutting technology (laser, plasma, oxycut, waterjet, shearing, and punching).
Founded in 1986 in the Basque Country (Spain), one of the main European centers of machine tool development, it enables the integration of sheet metal and metal processing technologies with the most advanced manufacturing control software. The company is currently the outstanding leader in its sector thanks to its capacity for innovation and commitment to internationalization. With more than 25,700 customers in over 100 countries and 20 offices in 14 countries, it has an extensive network of distributors with an international presence. In 2020, its international business contributed to 88% of its revenue.
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