The Minister of Economy and Knowledge, Andreu Mas-Colell, has presided over the opening ceremony of the new antimicrobial module installed in the Copper Museum.
La Farga Group started production at its new U.S. plant in July, in which it has invested $44 million and expects to produce 70,000 tons during the first year.
The Right Honourable President of the Generalitat, Artur Mas Gavarró, visited the La Farga Group on the occasion of the "New internationalisation and research targets" event.
The metallurgy holding company has opened a new copper pipe distribution centre together with a local partner.
The Director of Environmental Quality for the Generalitat de Catalunya, Ms. Maria Comellas, along with other leading figures in industry and the region, inaugurated the new fume treatment plant for the casting section in which the company has invested over half a million euros.
La Farga Group has expanded its area of activity and, along with two local partners, has created a new production plant in China for railway products exclusively for the Asian market.
La Farga Lacambra is the first family-run Catalan metallurgy industry to have been in business for over 200 years. In 2008, the company held seven events on the occasion of its bicentennary.