Index number 50 /Corporate

Acquisition of special structures firm EIPSA

From left to right, Jorge Unda, José Antonio Llombart and José Gregorio Briz after the signing of the agreemet.

From left to right, Jorge Unda, José Antonio Llombart and José Gregorio Briz after the signing of the agreemet.

SENER has completed a 100% acquisition of the firm Estudio de Ingeniería y Proyectos, S.A. (EIPSA), which specializes in structural engineering. Highly renowned in the civil engineering sector, EIPSA has 30 years of experience and a notable portfolio of past works, projects and technical assistance services in the construction of special structures in industrial and urban buildings, storage silos, pedestrian bridges and vehicle bridges.

EIPSA’s integration allows SENER to offer viaduct design services as yet another of the Group’s specialties in large multi-disciplinary projects. At the same time, for EIPSA, the integration in SENER enables its team to take on large projects anywhere in the world.

For SENER General Manager of Infrastructures and Transport, José Gregorio Briz, “this agreement seals the coming together of two companies with a shared spirit: both are innovators, with an appetite for unique projects that involve technical challenges, and both are very much geared towards resolving the customer’s needs with complete integrity.”

EIPSA and SENER go back a long way together, having coincided on projects throughout their histories, sometimes as partners, for example working on the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC) and on the Madrid – Valencia high speed train connection, the A4 highway in The Netherlands, the Vitoria – Eibar highway, Seville’s metro and the bridge project over the Deba River in Gipuzkoa, all of them in Spain. They currently have a number of projects under way, such as the Doha metro in Qatar, the Guadalajara metro and the Toluca – Mexico City intercity train in Mexico, the Jeddah metro in Saudi Arabia, and the Lima metro in Peru; all of these featuring special structures as an important component.

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