We arrived in Latin America with the aim of increasing our commercial presence and competitiveness in this area of the world; The city chosen was Montevideo, Uruguay, one of the capitals with the highest growth in the technology sector, and which currently enjoys a privileged space for doing business with other countries in the region. As in our European headquarters, our portfolio of engineering services will be focused on serving the main economic sectors that demand the implementation of projects and programs of technological development and innovation, these being aerospace, defense, railway, industrial, oil & gas, and telecommunications. In this new adventure, at Ad Maiorem, we seek to meet the various technological requirements that this new market demands, serving, for the most part, multinational companies interested in investing in technology in this part of the world.
At Ad Maiorem, we have more than 15 years of experience providing engineering services, and in the process of internationalization, this new office joins those in Madrid, Milan and Amsterdam; We have worked in more than 10 countries and participated in an infinity of projects hand-in-hand with our clients, recognized technological players worldwide, and of course relying on their team of technology specialists who provide tailor-made solutions for any challenge that is entrusted to us.
Our participation in Uruguay:
We have established ourselves in Uruguay to be an operational part of the Central Railway of Uruguay project, led by the Central Railway Construction Consortium (CCFC), an important public-private initiative that encompasses the design, manufacturing, installation, testing and commissioning work of all the signalling and communications systems included in this project, resulting in around 276 km of railway connecting the city of Paso de los Toros, located in the centre of the country, with the Port of Montevideo; The project includes the implementation of new electronic interlocks, a centralized Traffic Control system for the line, as well as the high-speed ERTMS L1 system. The system as a whole will allow freight trains to circulate between both cities; also contemplating the circulation of mixed traffic in a section of 36 km in the metropolitan area of the capital; which will allow to promote and cover the needs of the area in terms of passenger transport.
Creation of jobs in Latin America: a bridge for the "professional internationalization" of our experts:
Since our beginnings, at Ad Maiorem we have been part of high-tech projects. Activity that keeps us abreast of new market trends, and of course active in the need to hire qualified personnel with experiences and skills that reinforce our Know How, and that allows us to participate in traditional and disruptive technology projects throughout the world: an international network of professionals that guarantees the exchange of experiences and knowledge between Europe and Latin America.
In this sense, Ad Maiorem has a team of specialists in aerospace, railway, IT and telecommunications engineering, mainly, who support the various projects in which we participate. According to our expectations, facing an early horizon, we foresee the hiring of a significant number of highly qualified Latin American engineers, to work on various projects at a global level, and we contemplate an annual increase of 30% on the budget that we currently allocate to the attracting new resources, thus opening an opportunity for professional development on an international scale.
At Ad Maiorem, we have a clear vision of the future, an important feature to continue developing our engineering and technology services. Our corporate culture is characterized by our values, among which we can highlight talent, innovation, honesty, projection and ethics.