Cosentino Group is a Spanish family-run multinational and leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design. Thanks to its commitment to architecture, innovation, sustainability and the promotion of Spain’s image internationally, Cosentino renews its collaboration in Expo Dubai 2020 by providing over 2,800m2 of cutting-edge material for the construction of the Spain Pavilion.
For over 65 years, Andreu World, a Spanish company with broad international reach, has developed solid industrial experience in the manufacturing of quality and comfortable chairs and tables for work, corporate and public spaces including outdoor settings, hotels, cafeterias and restaurants. Good design combined with a commitment to sustainability is its signature identity. Andreu World will be in charge of providing the furniture for all indoor and outdoor spaces of the venue. It will furnish common areas on both floors of the building. These areas include culinary spaces, access zones, waiting areas and a lobby, as well as various work areas and offices.
Founded in Valencia in 2016, Zeleros is a tech company that designs and fabricates hyperloop system vehicles. Its technology allows the efficient transport of passengers and goods on routes of up to 1,500km/hour, with zero direct emissions, drastically reducing the costs associated with infrastructure and energy consumption. Zeleros is one of the world leaders in this new market thanks to its differential technological proposal, as well as for the construction of a collaborative ecosystem with industrial companies and institutions, joining forces to promote the deployment of hyperloop on a global scale. Zeleros supports AC/E so that the Spain pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai can unveil the future means of transport. This will be possible thanks to the fact that Zeleros will provide a model of their hyperloop vehicle of 2m in diameter and 6m long in which visitors will be able to learn about how we will travel in the future. Likewise, Zeleros supports the development of audiovisual material that will offer an immersive experience to visitors on the advantages of this new mean of transport.
Iberchem is a Spanish multinational that has been specialising in the creation of fragrances for over 35 years. It designs and produces fragrances for perfumes, personal care, home care, textile care and air fresheners. It is present in 120 countries around the world. Iberchem will be in charge of providing the fragrances for the Spain Pavilion. With this collaboration, the company seeks to reinforce the concept of the pavilion and the visitor’s experience by adding an olfactory dimension.
Naturtex was created as a result of the road paved by the family-run company Artesa, specialised in the production of traditional sisal baskets and whose beginnings date back to the 1950s. This knowledge of textiles (fabrics, processes, sewing factories...) was passed down and has become the distinguishing characteristic of the company’s identity. This progress reflects the entrepreneurial spirit and dynamic attitude that have been passed down from generation to generation and which have made Naturtex what it is today. Thanks to its flexibility and adaptability, Naturtex can assist our customers in selecting the best textile solutions for their interior design projects for both business or private use.
Barceló Hotel Group
Barceló Hotel Group, a company collaborating in the organisation and day-to-day running of Expo Dubai 2020, is the 2nd largest hotel chain in Spain and the 31st largest in the world. It is currently comprised of 253 hotels distributed in 22 countries and marketed under four brands: Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels &amp;amp; Resorts, Barceló Hotels &amp;amp; Resorts, Occidental Hotels &amp;amp; Resorts and Allegro Hotels. In its ongoing commitment to the United Arab Emirates, the group will open its fifth hotel in the area, the new Occidental Al Jaddaf, making for a total of four hotels in Dubai, with the iconic Dukes The Palma, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, being the most notable, along with the Occidental Sharjah Grand in the neighbouring emirate.
TSO The South Oracle
TSO, The South Oracle, an engineering and R&amp;amp;amp;D consulting company born in 2016 in Seville, is specialized in photovoltaics and led by a team of executives with over 25 years of experience in the sector. Its mission is to popularise solar energy and use innovation to bring it into new markets. TSO is also a leader in photovoltaic engineering and innovation in the United Arab Emirates and has an exclusive patent over an ultra-light solar panel. The Spain Pavilion will be powered by clean energy from a photovoltaic power station designed by TSO, which will ensure the Pavilion is energy efficient and sustainable.
Roca is a company dedicated to the design, production and sale of bathroom solutions, tiles, and flooring for architectural, construction and interior design projects. One hundred years after its creation, the company employs over 23,869 people, has 82 production centres and is present in over 170 markets on every continent. Roca is the brand that will equip the bathrooms of the Spain Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020. With products present in the VIP zone, staff area and the public zone, Roca will showcase 3 of its most prestigious collections to fit out the Pavilion: the sophistication of Beyond, the timelessness of Inspira and the practicality of Meridian y Access. Moreover, in the public bathrooms, there will be an artistic composition with mirrors of the Luna design.
Iberdrola is one of the main global energy companies, a leader in renewables and in the transition towards a low-emission economy. The group supplies energy to nearly 100 million people in dozens of countries and develops its renewable, network and commercial activities in Europe (Spain, the United Kingdom, Portugal, France, Germany, Italy and Greece), the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Australia and maintains Asia Pacific markets such as Japan, Vietnam and Taiwan as growth platforms, as well as Ireland, Sweden and Poland, among others. With a workforce of more than 37,000 people and assets of more than 122,518 million euros, in 2020 it obtained revenues of more than 33,000 million euros and a net profit of 3,611 million euros. The company contributes to the maintenance of 400,000 jobs in its supply chain, with annual purchases of 14,000 million euros. A benchmark in the fight against climate change, it has allocated more than 120,000 million euros in the last two decades to build a sustainable energy model, based on solid environmental, social and governance principles.
Threes Efficiency, an international division of 3S Eficiencia (created in 2020), focuses its activity on providing advanced services in terms of sustainability and energy efficiency with a clear vocation for internationalization. The 3S Group was born in 2005, focused on the analysis, evaluation and implementation of improvements in large consumers, with its own work methodology and technology that allows increasing competitiveness and productivity in all those projects in which it takes part. Thress Efficiency has advanced digital tools, compatible with most sensors and devices on the market, which allow real-time monitoring and analysis of processes, consumption and emissions. This analysis will be carried out on the Spain Pavilion. Its objective is to accompany the client based on a joint strategy, promoting the monitoring and planning of improvement actions. With a direct positive impact on savings and sustainability, thanks to a successful experience of more than 15 years in the most competitive sectors of activity. ThreesEfficiency, Your saving is your Gain.
Aqualia is the water management company owned by the citizen services group FCC (51%) and the Australian ethical fund IFM Investors (49%). The company is the fourth water company in Europe by population served and the ninth in the world, according to the latest Global Water Intelligence ranking (August 2019). It currently serves more than 25 million users in 17 countries and in 2020 the company had a turnover of 1,189 million euros with a business portfolio of more than 15,000 million euros. The company presents, at “The Forest of Intelligence” of the Spain Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai its emblematic MIDES project, which aims to revolutionize the desalination of seawater through the development of a sustainable low-energy process called Microbial Desalination Cell (MDC) that obtains energy contained in the organic matter from wastewater, a true example of circular economy.
Ambientair was created by Desarrollos Empresariales Igel, S. L, a company founded in 2010 based in Segovia, Spain. It has a production center in the same province, commercial offices in Madrid and subsidiaries in Mexico City and Miami. Ambientair is the leading company in the sale, manufacture and distribution of the best aromatic products for the home both in our country, Spain, and in the rest of the world. They carefully choose the materials of their products, each container and their packaging, so that, in addition to preserving the content in the best way, they have the least possible impact on the environment and are recyclable. For Expo 2020 Dubai they have developed a commemorative votive candle and a stick air freshener, both with scents inspired by landscapes of Spain. Smell is the sense with the most memory and with these products we will make sure to preserve this memories forever.
Since its foundation in 1965, Canaletas has been one of the leading European manufacturers of water fountains and dispensers. In addition, with a 100% Spanish manufacture, Canaletas offers an extensive range of models that exports to countries on 5 continents. The exceptional duration of the Canaletas water fountains demonstrates their high quality. Guarantee of this are the extensive controls of all units produced, the traceability of the production process and the quality of the materials used, the flexibility of production in coordination with the R&amp;amp;amp;amp;D department together with a deep knowledge of the market, allowing us to create models that meet special requirements and needs of all types of customers and participate in numerous projects. Canaletas will install its filtered water dispensers in the Spain Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2021, making fresh water available to all visitors. For this event, Canaletas has selected a model with an exclusive and elegant design, created for the most demanding environments.
TEKA is one of the world's largest manufacturers of built-in appliances and stainless steel sinks, which has made it the leading brand in comprehensive solutions for the kitchen offering the widest and most advanced range of products. TEKA has a presence in more than 120 countries around the world. Founded in Germany in 1924, during these more than 90 years of history it has always been at the forefront of innovation, quality and design, with the aim of providing customers not only good products, but also special, unforgettable moments in their own homes.
Founded in 1915 as an espadrille company in a small town in La Rioja, Victoria has continued to reinvent itself without renouncing to its essence and is currently a symbol of Spanish design. Its creations have traveled through more than forty countries and continue to maintain the same craftsmanship quality as the first day. Its role in the Spain Pavilion is to guide the steps of the team present at the Pavilion, allowing them to create a clear and forceful message MADE IN SPAIN. At Victoria they pride themselves on being a Spanish brand that manufactures in Spain with environmentally friendly materials and manufacturing processes.