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Madrid, 13 April. ARQUIMEA, a technology company that operates globally in technically demanding sectors, is merging its capabilities and technologies for the space sector under a new business unit, ARQUIMEA Space. The objective of this new unit is to further enhance ARQUIMEA’s growth in this sector and to respond to the growing global demand for space systems and components.
At the end of last year, ARQUIMEA rounded out its capabilities in the design and manufacture of deployable systems, optical systems, avionics and microelectronics for space with the acquisition from Técnicas Reunidas of IberEspacio, a company specialising in thermal control systems and structures for satellites. The current capabilities of ARQUIMEA position it as a benchmark supplier of critical products and technologies at all levels of the space value chain.
The new business unit, ARQUIMEA Space, pools together a team of professionals made up of 200 PhDs, engineers and technicians, facilities exclusively dedicated to the manufacture and integration of satellite systems that span 10,000 m2, with a clean room of more than 1,500 m2, in Torrejón de Ardoz (Madrid), and nearly 20 years of experience in the sector, as shown by its participation in more than 160 missions and the delivery of more than 20,000 components.
The main lines of activity of this business unit focus on the design and manufacture of structures, thermal systems, optical systems, deployable systems, avionics, flight electronics and space grade microchips.
Ferrán Tejada will be the new Managing Director of ARQUIMEA Space and will spearhead its growth in this new phase. Ferrán, an industrial engineer with a MBA, boasts more than 15 years of experience in management, strategy and business development in international technology and industrial companies. His professional career includes leadership roles such as Managing Director of ARQUIMEA’s industrial and aerospace division, Managing Director of ARQUIMEA Deutschland and member of the Board of Directors of the BeetleSat satellite constellation.