Linamar Lights Metals, Ibernex, IDE Electric and Araven, Export Awards 2023

Aragonese companies register a historical export record in 2023

Exports in Aragon concluded in 2023 with a historical record of 17,625 million euros and a growth of more than 8% compared to 2022.

Guillermo Pemán Portella Wednesday, May 22, 2024 / 11:30

Exports in Aragon concluded in 2023 with a historical record of 17,625 million euros and a growth of more than 8% compared to 2022. These are figures released by the Zaragoza Chamber of Commerce during the presentation of the Export Awards 2023 that has fallen to the companies Linamar Light Metals, Ibernex, IDE Electric and Araven .

The good export data is reflected above all in the Automotive sector , which has grown by 23% in one year and in Food and Beverages with an increase of 14%. The main countries that buy in Aragon are France, Germany and Italy.

The deputy general director of the Chamber of Commerce, Nieves Ágreda , has highlighted that Aragonese companies are “increasingly more competitive despite the difficulties they have faced in recent years.”

The awards that will be presented on June 13 in the Auditorium have awarded Beatriz Orduna, Global Marketing of Ibernex, Luis Arruga, Operations Manager of Linamar, Javier Layus, CEO of Araven and Beatriz Montañés, export director of IDE Electric .

Asked if the political conflict with Argentina could affect their exports, the companies have responded that it is still too early to know if it can influence.


Linamar Light Metals Zaragoza is the Spanish subsidiary of the Linamar group, whose main activity is the manufacture of aluminum parts and components for the automotive sector through gravity casting and machining.

In 2009, Ibernex was born, a Zaragoza company dedicated to the design, development and manufacturing of both hardware and software technology for the digitalization of residences and hospitals. Little by little it begins to offer assistance communication products to complete its range of technological solutions such as the control of wanderers (people with a tendency to disorientation) or the indoor location of people and goods based on IP technology.

At IDE Electric, the exports and internationalization of its products are one of the main business strategies for the consolidation and expansion of the brand. Continuous investment in product design and innovation, technological development and consolidation in foreign markets has allowed them to position themselves as the leading brand of industrial electrical equipment in the international market.

Founded in Zaragoza in 1976, Araven is an international company specialized in the design, manufacture and marketing of a complete and innovative range of products for the preservation and handling of food in the hospitality and commercial catering sector and for commercial equipment in the retail sector.