Spanish chemical industry estimations for 2013 (27/03/2013)

Spanish chemical industry estimations for 2013 1

The forecasts made by the Business Federation of the Spanish Chemical Industry (Feique) show an increase of 3.4% in turnover exceeding EUR 57,000 million.

The chemical industry has become the third country's industrial sector, and since 2000, its added value increased by 56.6%, and its contribution to GDP has risen from 9.5% to 11.5%. The high level of internationalization of the Spanish chemical industry and its ability to access external markets will foster an export increase of 5.2%, in line with increased international demand recovery.

Gaskets for plate heat exchangers (PHE), which manufactures Laygo Gaskets, are used by the chemical industry in different types of exchangers. The plate heat exchangers are used to control process temperatures, heating or cooling of chemicals while processing, and other several applications.

Heat exchangers are devices created for the transfer of heat between two objects and are used in different processes. Gaskets Laygo has the knowledge and the R & D needed to adapt to the continuous changes in the chemical industry.