Navantia, a Spanish public company that belongs to the SEPI (a state-owned enterprise subordinate to the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Treasury), is a world leader in the products it offers:
· Design and construction of hi-tech military vessels and civil vessels.
· Design and manufacturing of control and combat systems.
· Technology transfer.
· Overhauls and alterations of military and civil vessels.
· Support to the Service Life of its vessels and systems.
· Diesel engine manufacturing.
· Turbine manufacturing.
Navantia offers integral solutions to its clients, as it has the capacity required to assume responsibility over any naval program in the world, delivering fully operational vessels, and the required support throughout the service life of the product. Also, Navantia is a leading technology company, and R&D+i is a strategic area of the company, with the ultimate purpose to adapt to present and future market needs. Navantia is the leading Spanish naval military technology company, and devotes over 7% of its Revenues to R&D+i (investing 300 million euros in just 3 years).
Also, Navantia has established agreements with technological and strategy partners (Lockheed Martin, Indra, Thales, MTU, etc.) as well as with local partners (joint ventures with local shipyards to build vessels in other countries). Navantia has a marked tendency to export. The company has developed naval programs in over 19 countries, and currently has offices in Australia, Qatar, India, Turkey and Brazil. At a domestic scale, Navantia’s main customer is the Spanish Navy. This collaboration dates back 250 years. The high level of this Navy and its great worldwide operating capacity and with the most modern marinas, allows Navantia to offer great value added products.
Navantia influence over regional employment figures is also remarkable. Thus, with a staff of 5,500 professionals, the number of direct and indirect employments generated by Navantia in Spain in 2010 was 38,043 people. Navantia’s culture is a blend of innovation, customer focus, quality services and solutions, talented professionals and commitment to society and the environment.
Quality is part of Navantia’s strategic policy, and is managed by the Management Committee. Navantia’s daily challenge to improve its productive processes seeks to offer the bests products and services to its clients.
Navantia’s quality management system is certified at a corporate level by Standards ISO 9001 and PECAL 2110 and 2210. Likewise, Navantia currently works to obtain the EN 9100 certification (Navantia’s system factory has been certified already).
Navantia is a member of the Spanish Quality Association and of its Defense Committee, as well as of the Quality Committee of the TEDAE and the Mixed Defense Committee of Industries of the Spanish Ministry of Defense.
· ISO 9001 (UKAS)
· PECAL 2110-2210
· UNE EN 9100 2009
· UNE EN 9100 2009 Systems
Environmental Quality Prevention Policy
· ENVIROMENTAL AND PREVENTION QUALITY POLICY