A unique ecosystem

Basque Precision Technology District (BPTD) is a strategy shared by public-private stakeholders of the Lower Deba region and represents an approach of its own to the production economy. We are committed to working collectively to become a benchmark leading industrial region in precision technology.

Precision technology in different production fields has been and still is our core industrial know-how. This precision technology is a great value generator of our industry. Transforming and adapting this technology to market demand, with the support of benchmark research centres, has enabled industry to move from the production of arms to leading-edge sectors such as machine tools, automotive, aeronautics, aerospace, energy and health, among others.

The District is committed to creating a pleasant environment, in which it is possible to pursue a career with great potential, and which has attractive places to live.

We are manufacturers

“Doing a good job” comes natural to us; travelling the world with all the products we manufacture, crossing borders has been part of our industrial culture.

We adapt the available production resources towards new global market opportunitaies, having an industrial ecosystem that allows us to provide a good service on location and tackle any type of manufacturing project.

These unique features have favoured the presence in our District of business groups such as Danobatgroup, Etxe-Tar Group, CIE GroupEgile Group, Mek Group, Maher Holding, Cometel Group and EPC Group and market leaders such as Orbea, ABC CompressorsJaz Zubiaurre, Masermic, Microdeco and AVS Added Value Solutions, among others, which proves our ability as manufacturers.

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Central in the Basque Country

The Basque Country, one of the most advanced regions in the world,  ranks 81st in GDP per inhabitant out of a total of 330 OECD regions, according to a report by the Basque Government’s Directorate of Economy and Planning. It makes up 5.4% of the world’s population in high-income regions within the so-called club of the rich countries.

Located halfway between the Basque capitals, the Basque Precision Technology District enjoys a strategic position and boasts an excellent accessibility thanks to constant improvement and the main airports.

The availability of many sites and buildings that can be converted to suit any purpose make the District a place with numerous opportunities.

In addition, it has a varied MICE offer (congress spaces and ample infrastructure available to companies) both in natural and coastal environments of great value and easy-to-reach towns, with a renowned quality of life and with its own identity and culture, which make the District a unique attraction.


people working in the industry

SOURCE: Eustat. Directory of Economic Activities in the Basque Country (DIRAE).

airports close by

Distances: Bilbao (48 Km), San Sebastián (55 Km), Vitoria (55 Km), Biarritz (100 Km)

productivity per worker

Basque Country with respect to 100% EU-28.

SOURCE: www.spri.eus


industrial establishments

SOURCE: Ministry of Labour and Immigration, Social Security 2018

Gross Value Added generated by the industry in the District

*Autonomous Community of the Basque Country = 24.26%
SOURCE: Eustat. Municipal GDP 2019


A unique ecosystem

In the Basque Precision Technology District, public-private innovation stakeholders (educational centres, research centres, companies, infrastructures, etc.) are committed to creating collaborative spaces where they can experiment and shape a unique ecosystem with its own socio-cultural identity and a commitment to quality and future employment.

The District has a technologically advanced industry that coexists alongside attractive places to live.




Companies and organisations

Technology and technology transfer centres. Technological entrepreneurship

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Technology and vocational training centres

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