Aerial image of the municipality of As Pontes (A Coruña).EUROPA PRESSThe power company will cede energy and land to Sentury TireThe Chinese company will invest 477 million eurosThis plant will mean the creation of 750 jobsThe energy company Endesa and the Chinese multinational Sentury Tire have reached an agreement to the installation in the municipality of As Pontes (A Coruña) of a tire production plant which, according to its promoters, will entail an investment of 447 million and the creation of 750 direct jobs. It will be an “intelligent factory” In this way, Endesa will cede 26 hectares to build the plant and commits to investing 229 million euros to develop the energy supply infrastructure for the factory, which aspires to become an “intelligent factory”, according to the company itself in a statement released this Friday .This energy will come from the new wind farms that Endesa projects in the As Pontes region and which are in the process of being processed. tation. In total, these projects add up to 191 megawatts and foresee an investment of 229 million through Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Endesa. The Asian producer, for its part, plans to build a factory in As Pontes “in which all processes will be automated , computerized, intelligent and digital”, which will also include “a higher research and development center within the built area, which will exceed 12 hectares”. The time horizon for the construction of the plant is 36 months and It is estimated that, once it is up and running, 12 million tires will be produced in As Pontes, which will mainly end up in the North American market.
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