The building is a point of reference for bioclimatic architecture and an example in the Community of Madrid of accessibility, sustainability and eco-efficiency
CPS is a Spanish 100% capital group formed by 7 companies located in Leganés Tecnológico and TecnoGetafe
Since its inception in 1962 commitment to technology and innovation (R & D & i) and solutions in the markets of intelligent transport, defense, security and telecommunications
The companies currently located in the building are Thales and PSI, which belongs to the group that owns the building.
In the presentation the mayor, Santiago Llorente stressed that the alliance and collaboration of company, university and City Council allows the creation of employment in Leganés
The CPS group presented yesterday the building Bitácora, a large technological-industrial complex located in the Leganés Technological Park (Legatec) in which 250 people already work. The companies currently based in the building are Thales and PSI, specialized in the production and integration of equipment for railway installations, belonging to the latter to the group that owns the building.
The mayor of Leganés was present at the inauguration, Santiago Llorente, that went accompanied of the ediles of the local Government of Property, Pedro Atienza, and Local Development and Employment, Rubén Bejarano. In this act, the presidents of the CPS Group and Thales Spain intervened, Cándido Comino y Jesús Sánchez, and the architect of the building Bitácora, Julio Touza, from the studio Touza Arquitectos.
This unique construction adds architectural value and new jobs in Leganés. The building is a point of reference for bioclimatic architecture and an example in the Community of Madrid of accessibility, sustainability and eco-efficiency. The building has 15.958,92 square meters of constructed area and receives geothermal, photovoltaic and photothermal energy.
In the presentation, the mayor, Santiago Llorente, stressed that the partnership and collaboration of business, university and City Council allows the creation of employment in Leganés. “It is easier for someone to stay in Leganés if they have a job nearby. This is why it is so important that companies of this type are based in Leganés. For our city, it is a magnificent opportunity to bring together the technology company and the University in the same space, and we are committed to building the future Campus of the Carlos III University of Madrid in this same space”.
For the mayor, this confluence will make it possible for talent to stay in the city, “We don't want the people who live in Leganés to have to move every day to cities where most of the technology companies are located, such as Tres Cantos or Alcobendas. We bet that these people can stay in their city, the place where they have studied engineering and where they can develop their vital project”, stressed Llorente.
Leading companies in technology and innovation
CPS is an 100% Spanish capital group formed by 7 companies located in Leganés Tecnológico and TecnoGetafe. Since its inception in 1962, it is committed to technology and innovation (R + D + i) and global solutions in the intelligent transport, defense, security and telecommunications markets.
For its part, the presence of Thales in Spain provides strategic value for the defense, aeronautics, space, security and transport sectors.