For a sustainable world… we recycle industrial waste, we generate and manage water.
Water and Recycling for a Sustainable World
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About Us Befesa's Commitment Our Activities Financial Data
Abengoa is a technology company that applies innovative solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure. social responsibility. bringing long-term value to our shareholders through a management model characterized by encouragement of entrepreneurship. and transparent and efficient management.
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. environmental and energy sectors.
800 professionals.2 million cubic
meters of water per day. • Capacity to desalinate more than 1.
Continuous market: BMA
Industrial waste recycling Generation and management of water
• 1. as well as the generation and management of water.8 million tons of waste treated per year. • Presence in 22 countries.BEFESA
Befesa is an international company specializing in the recycling and integral management of industrial wastes. • 2.
• Sales of 722 million euros in 2009.
50% of the In 20 years.BEFESA
What does the future hold?
Significant population growth. In 20 years there will be 8. 50% of the population could suffer population could suffer from water shortages from water shortages
The key to sustainability is to tackle these problems with innovative and viable solutions
Increase in domestic and Increase in domestic and industrial waste industrial waste
Significant increase in Significant increase in energy demand energy demand
In 20 years.0 billion people and by 2050 there could be 11.
per year. while taking into account our social responsibility
to contribute to creating a sustainable world
Befesa's recycling activities prevent the emission of more than 500.000 tons to the production of new materials through recycling.000 tons of industrial waste. allocating more than 1. 1.000. and managing and generating water.000 tons of CO2 per year.000 tons to the production of new materials through recycling.000 tons of CO2 Befesa's recycling activities prevent the emission of more than 500.
It manages more than 1. equivalent to supplying eight million people. allocating more than It manages more than 1.
It has a capacity to desalinate more than 1.2 million cubic meters of water per day. equivalent to supplying eight million people.BEFESA
Befesa provides solutions for the recycling and managing of industrial wastes.800.2 million cubic meters of water per day. and Befesa provides solutions for the recycling and managing of industrial wastes.
.800.000.000 tons of industrial waste. It has a capacity to desalinate more than 1. while taking into account our social responsibility managing and generating water.
What defines us as a company
For a sustainable world… we recycle industrial waste.
To become a leading company around the world in managing industrial wastes and in the water sector. we generate and manage water. contributing to sustainable development.
To recycle and manage industrial wastes that require technologically intensive processes. as well as developing activities that comprehensively encompasses the whole water cycle.
Presence in 22 countries
United Kingdom Germany United States Portugal Morocco Mexico Nicaragua
Sweden Poland France Ukraine
Spain Algeria Libya United Arab Emirates India China
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Integral management of industrial wastes. Recycling plastics used in agriculture. Land decontamination. • Zinc waste recycling.
Industrial waste recycling
Steel waste recycling
National and European leader in steel dust recycling. • Salt slag recycling.
• Integral recovery of aluminum waste and scrap.
• Integral service for collecting and treating steel dust. Industrial cleaning. • Production of secondary aluminum alloys.
Industrial waste management
Leader on the Iberian Peninsula in the integral management of industrial wastes. • Integral service for collecting and treating stainless steel dust. Decontamination of transformers with PCBs.
Aluminum waste recycling
National and European leader by volume of treated waste. Recycling desulphurization wastes.
Steel waste recycling
National and European leader in steel dust recycling. as well as the recycling of zinc wastes. • National leader in the treatment of galvanization wastes. More than 502.
• National and European leader in the integral collection and treatment of steel dust and stainless steel. Germany and Sweden. • Productive plants in Spain. France.500 tons treated.
• Representative office • Production Plant
with five productive plants strategically located over the European continent. Lünen and Töging.
.000 t of waste. • The acquisition of three productive plants specialize in the treatment and recycling of salt slags in German towns of Hannover. Therefore. 327. and the production of secondary aluminum alloys (68.BEFESA
Aluminum waste recycling
National and European leader by volume of treated waste.3000 tons).500 tons treated. equipped with the highest technology in the market. construction. and with a global treatment capacity per year of 380. • Design. assembly and start-up of turn key facilities for the aluminum and zinc industry. • Leader in treating salt slags in Spain and the United Kingdom. Befesa is leader in the recycling of salt slags in Europe.
• National leader in the integral recovery of aluminum wastes and scrap.
000.000 tons treated.
• Leader in industrial waste management in Spain. More than 1. • National leader in industrial cleaning and services for petrochemical plants and refineries. • Efficient solutions for recycling materials with PCBs. • National leader in recycling low density polythene. • Specialists in the evaluation.BEFESA
Industrial waste management
Leader on the Iberian Peninsula in the integral management of industrial wastes. diagnosis and remediation of contaminated land. • One of the most important actors in those Latin American countries in which it operates.
• Aqueducts. Consolidation in the international market. • Sanitation.
• Desalination of brackish water. • Drinking water treatment plants. • Hydroelectric power.
• Regulation. • Waste water treatment and reuse plants.
Desalination and treatment: key to growth in water.
Strong growth in transport infrastructures in developing economies.BEFESA
Generation and management of water
• Desalination of sea water.
222.2 million cubic metes of water per day.000 1. • Exponential growth in installed desalination capacity since 2000. • Capacity to desalinate more than 1. National leader in the treatment of urban and industrial water.2 million cubic meters of water per day.000.
• Leader in the Spanish desalination market and one of the most important companies in the international market.000 1.000 400. • National leader in the construction of hydraulic infrastructures.000
Desalination capacity (m3/day)
.400.000 400.000.000 0 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 400.000 600.000 800.
Capacity to desalinate 1. sufficient to supply eight million people.000 200.200.000 1.
Sustained growth in the last five years
1000 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0
% : 16 GR CA
160 140 120
% : 31 GR CA
% : 26 GR CA
80 60 40 20 0
Net income (M€)
CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate