The Tubacex Group has become one of the world’s main seamless stainless steel and nickel alloy tubular solutions providers. Founded in 1963, Tubacex brings the experience of a world leader combined with a strong R&D effort which is needed to fulfill the future needs of the industry. The Tubacex Group, exporting into more than 100 countries worldwide, has a share of around 15% of the world market of seamless stainless steel tubular solutions , with a total workforce of around 2.400 employees. The headquarters are located in Llodio, 25 Km (15 miles) from the seaport city of Bilbao, in northern Spain. The Tubacex Group’s integrated production process includes a steel making plant, several extrusion and cold finishing mills, trepanning facilities, fitting and special components producers and wide network of service centers which provide a wide range of added value operations to the group’s portfolio.