The Association of Business of Ibi has met with TV3 in the industrial area of Ibi to tell firsthand the potential of their businesses as well as the importance of the industry to the interior of the province of Alicante.
Héctor Torrente, IBIAE Director, has affirmed that the industry of Foia of Castalla, the Comtat of l’Alcoià and the Vall d’Albaida represents the 8% of total industry in Valencia, and pointed that “the industry gives value to a territory, and therefore must be supported”.
TV3 meanwhile, has been surprised by the size of the industrial area of Ibi that exceeds 2,000,000 square meters with more than 500 companies “the companies are rooted in our territory thanks to the expertise and knowledge of our people who always remain ” asserts Hector Torrente.
IBIAE has accompanied TV3to the premises of the company ITC which kindly has opened its doors and has told its experience as company that has undergone a great conversion throughout its 40 years of history.
Jorge Sáiz, Sales & Marketing Manager of ITC packaging, has stressed to the cameras of TV3 that the company is “A 100% family capìtal SME that began as assistant of the toy industry and currently manufactures over 600 million packaging per year, mainly to the food industry”.
ITC is an example of how the companies in Ibi have adapted to the crisis that hit the area in the early 80’s and that turned this city into a reference center in plastic injection.
Catalan television has also been interested about the situation of the export business of Ibi which currently reaches more than 150 countries. ITC meanwhile said that “the 26% of production is exported worldwide, even to Australia and China” and has clarified that food is its main sector “the 90% of our products are intended for the food industry and 10% to cosmetics among others. ”
In addition, the company from Ibi is committed to have a production 100% Spanish “one of our most successful products is a packaging for milk powder whose main market is China but which is manufactured entirely here, like other products” as Jorge says Saiz.
Finally, IBIAE has invited TV3 to come back to the industrial area of Ibi, place where ideas and products are born . They surround our daily lives, because as Hector Torrente has stated to the Catalan television “sometime in your life you have consumed a product manufactured in Ibi “.
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