List of companies of Spain

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Location of Spain

Spain is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is a middle power and a major developed country[1] with the world's fourteenth largest economy by nominal GDP and sixteenth largest by purchasing power parity. It is a member of the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the Eurozone, the Council of Europe (CoE), the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Schengen Area, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and many other international organisations. Spain has a "permanent invitation" to the G20 summits that occur generally once a year.

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in Spain".

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
3scale Technology Software Barcelona[2] 2007 API management software
Abengoa Conglomerates - Seville 1941 Energy, telecommunications, transportation, environment
Abertis Conglomerates - Barcelona 2003 Transportation, telecommunications, logistics
Acciona Industrials Heavy construction Alcobendas 1997 Construction
Acerinox Basic materials Iron & steel Madrid 1970 Steel
ACS Group Industrials Heavy construction Madrid 1997 Construction
Afinsa Consumer services Specialty retailers Madrid 1980 Collectibles, defunct
Akamon Entertainment Technology Software Barcelona 2011 Video game developer
Almirall Health care Pharmaceuticals Barcelona 1943 Pharmaceutical
Amadeus IT Group Technology Software Madrid 1987 Travel and tourism software
Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Fene 1944 Shipbuilding, defunct 2004
Atresmedia Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment San Sebastián de los Reyes 1988 Entertainment
Balay Consumer goods Durable household products Zaragoza 1947 Appliances, part of BSH Hausgeräte (Germany)
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Financials Banks Bilbao 1857 Banking group
Banco Popular Español Financials Banks Madrid 1926 Banking
Banco Sabadell Financials Banks Sabadell 1881 Banking
Banco Santander Financials Banks Santander 1857 Banking, largest bank in Europe as of Fall 2008[3]
Banesto Financials Banks Madrid 1902 Banking, part of Banco Santander
Bankinter Financials Banks Madrid 1965 Banking
Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) Financials Investment services Madrid 1831 Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, exchange
BRB Internacional Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Alcobendas 1972 Media
Budgetplaces Consumer services Travel & tourism Barcelona 2003 Hospitality
CATUAV Industrials Aerospace Moià 2007 Drone manufacturer
Chupa Chups Consumer goods Food products Barcelona 1958 Confectionery, part of Perfetti Van Melle (Italy)
CIE Automotive Consumer goods Automobiles Bilbao 2002 Automotive, alternative propulsion, biodiesel
Cintra Industrials Heavy construction Madrid 1998 Infrastructure
Compañía Española de Petróleos (CEPSA) Oil & gas Exploration & production Madrid 1929 Petroleum
Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH) Oil & gas Pipelines Madrid 1927 Pipelines, transportation and storage of oil products
Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) Industrials Aerospace Madrid 1923 Aeronautics, defunct 1999
Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Beasain 1917 Manufacturing
Copisa Industrials Heavy construction Barcelona 1959 Construction contracting
Correos Industrials Delivery services Madrid 1716 Postal service
Cortefiel Consumer services Apparel retailers Madrid 1880 Clothing retailer
Curaxys Health care Biotechnology Cádiz 2009 Biopharmaceutical
Ebro Foods Consumer goods Food products Madrid 1998 Food processing
Ebro trucks Consumer goods Automobiles Barcelona 1954 Manufacturing; Nissan Motors took complete control of Motors Iberica, Ebro Trucks umbrella company, in 1987
El Corte Inglés Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Madrid 1940 Groceries
Enagás Utilities Gas distribution Madrid 1972 Energy, gas grid
Endesa Utilities Conventional electricity Madrid 1944 Energy, part of Enel (Italy)
Eroski Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Elorrio 1969 Groceries, part of Mondragon Corporation
Euskaltel Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Derio 1995 Fibre optics
Fagor Consumer goods Durable household products Mondragón 1956 Appliances, owns the brands Edesa, Aspes, Mastercook, Brandt and De Dietrich, part of Mondragon Corporation
Ferrovial Industrials Heavy construction Madrid 1952 Construction
Festina Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Barcelona 1902 Watches
Fierro Group Conglomerates - Madrid[4] 1961 Industrials, financials
Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas Industrials Heavy construction Barcelona 1900 Construction
Gamesa Oil & gas Renewable energy equipment Zamudio 1976 Renewable energy
Gas Natural Utilities Gas distribution Madrid 1991 Energy
GMV Innovating Solutions Conglomerates - Tres Cantos 1984 Aeronautics, financials, defense & security, health care, information security, transportation, telecommunications
Grundig mobile Technology Telecommunications equipment Málaga 2005 Manufacturing, defunct 2008
Grupo Agbar Utilities Water Barcelona 1867 Water services, distribution, treatment
Grupo Antolin Consumer goods Automobiles Burgos 1950 Automotive
Grupo Gea Perona Oil & gas Pipelines Murcia 1927 Distribution
Grupo Lo Monaco Consumer goods Furnishings Granada 1996 Mattresses
Grupo Puma Industrials Building materials and fixtures Madrid 1985 Mortars and adhesives
Hipercor Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Madrid 1979 Groceries
Iberdrola Utilities Conventional electricity Bilbao 1992 Energy
Iberia Industrials Delivery services Madrid 1927 Logistics
IDAPT Technology Telecommunications equipment Barcelona 2006 Mobile phone chargers
Idilia Foods Consumer goods Food products Barcelona 1940 Food processing
Inditex Consumer services Apparel retailers Arteixo 1985 World's largest clothing retailer[5] and owns brands like Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Pull and Bear, Oysho, Zara Home, Often and Stradivarius
Indra Sistemas Industrials Aerospace Madrid 1993 Aeronautics, defence
Inmobiliaria Colonial Financials Real estate holding & development Barcelona 1946 Real estate
Irizar Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Ormaiztegi 1889 Bus manufacturing
Joma Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Portillo de Toledo 1965 Clothing
Kelme Consumer services Apparel retailers Elche 1977 Retail
La Caixa Financials Banks Valencia 1990 Banking
La Casera Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Madrid 1949 Groceries, part of Cadbury (UK)
Lacasa Consumer goods Food products Zaragoza 1852 Confectionery
Lladró Consumer goods Recreational products Tavernes Blanques 1953 Handcraft
Llaollao Consumer goods Food products Murcia 2009 Food
Majorica Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Palma 1890 Pearls
Mango Consumer services Apparel retailers Palau-solità i Plegamans 1984 Clothing retail
Mapfre Financials Full line insurance Majadahonda 1933 Insurance
Marfeel Technology Software Barcelona 2011 Cloud services
Mediaset España Comunicación Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Madrid 1989 Broadcasting
Meliá Hotels International Consumer services Hotels Palma 1956 Hotels
Mercadona Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Tavernes Blanques 1977 Groceries
Mondragon Corporation Conglomerates - Mondragón 1956 Includes Orbea, Eroski, Fagor and Irizar
Mutua Madrileña Financials Full line insurance Madrid 1930 Insurance non-profit
Naipes Heraclio Fournier Industrials Recreational products Vitoria-Gasteiz 1868 Manufacturing, part of Newell Brands (US)
Natra Conglomerates - Valencia 1943 Consumer goods, pharmaceuticals
Natraceutical Health care Pharmaceuticals Barcelona 1993 Pharmaceuticals, defunct 2014
NH Hotel Group Consumer services Hotels Madrid 1978 Hotel chain
Nodosa Shipyard Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Bueu 1982 Shipbuilding, shiprepair
Obrascón Huarte Lain Industrials Heavy construction Madrid 1999 Construction
Orbea Consumer goods Recreational products Mallabia 1931 Bicycles
Pacha Group Consumer services Travel & tourism Ibiza 1967 Entertainment
Pescanova Consumer goods Food products Redondela 1960 Food, fishing
Planeta Group Consumer services Publishing Barcelona 1949 Publishing
Porcelanosa Industrials Building materials & fixtures Villarreal 1973 Manufacturing
PRISA TV Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Tres Cantos 1989 Broadcasting
Private Media Group Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Barcelona 1965 Media
Prosegur Industrials Business support services Madrid 1976 Multinational security
Pyro Studios Technology Software Alcobendas 1996 Video game developer
Red Eléctrica de España Utilities Conventional electricity Alcobendas 1985 Energy grid
Repsol Oil & gas Exploration & production Madrid 1987 Petroleum
RIU Hotels Consumer services Hotels Majorca 1953 Hotels
Sacyr Industrials Heavy construction Madrid 1999 Construction
Santana Motor Consumer goods Automobiles Linares 1956 Automotive, defunct 2011
SEAT Consumer goods Automobiles Martorell 1950 Automotive, part of Volkswagen Group (Germany)
SENER Industrials Heavy construction Getxo 1956 Construction and engineering
Sener Aeronáutica Industrials Aerospace Getxo 1956 Aeronautics, part of SENER
Talgo Industrials Railroads Las Rozas de Madrid 1942 Railway engineering
Técnicas Reunidas Oil & gas Oil equipment & services Madrid 1959 Oil and gas infrastructure
Telefónica Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Madrid 1924 Telecom, broadband
Telepizza Consumer services Restaurants & bars Madrid 1987 Pizza chain
Terra Technology Internet Madrid 1999 Internet
Uralita Group Industrials Building materials & fixtures Madrid 1907 Building materials
Vidal Consumer goods Food products Molina de Segura 1963 Confectionery
Vitelcom Consumer goods Consumer electronics Málaga 2001 Electronics, defunct 2008
Vodafone Spain Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Madrid 2000 Mobile network, part of Vodafone (UK)
Vueling Consumer services Airlines Barcelona 2004 Airline
Zara Consumer services Apparel retailers Arteixo 1974 Retailer, part of Inditex
Zinkia Entertainment Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Madrid 2001 Entertainment

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Whitehouse, Mark (6 November 2010). "Number of the Week: $10.2 Trillion in Global Borrowing". The Wall Street Journal.
  2. ^ "3Scale Networks, S.L.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg. 2016-06-24. Retrieved 2018-02-04.
  3. ^ "The end of the beginning?". The Economist. 16 October 2008.
  4. ^ "The Fierro Group: Private Company Information". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2018-02-04.
  5. ^ Keeley, Graham (11 August 2008). "Zara overtakes Gap to become world's largest clothing retailer". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 8 May 2010.