The View from Spain
Amid increasing economic difficulties, Spanish technology suppliers are directing their focus beyond Europe, and the United States is certainly on the radar. Here is a brief overview of some of the technology they have to offer.
more than 34,000 attendees from all over the world.
Touring the trade show by day proved just as tiring—and, more importantly, just as eye-opening—as touring pintxos bars by night. Spanish suppliers, most of which are based within 50 miles of Bilbao, are mostly small- to mid-sized, often family-owned companies focused on high-quality equipment that is typically custom-tailored for specific customer production requirements. Despite significant hurdles to succeeding in the United States, many see potential for machine configurations and other technologies that are often quite different than what manufacturers are used to seeing here. This slideshow provides a brief overview of what these companies have to offer.