When founded in 1958, this company was wholly dedicated to furfural production. Shareholders capital is 1,308,000 euros annually, while turnover is 9,000,000 euros per year. The company employs eighty employees, including the board of directors, technicians, administrative personnel and production staff. In 1994, they diversified activities at the 40,000m2 plant in Alcantarilla, where all the materials (i.e. deionized water and nitrogen) and environments (vapor, industrial cold, air, vacuum) necessary in production processes are available. Currently found in the Furfural Español S.A. industrial complex are industrial plants for production of Furfural, Sodium Acetate and Natural Extracts, as well as Fine Chemistry, Cogeneration and Pilot plants. As part of the company's quality policies, they follow ISO-9002 standards and the environmental standards of ISO-14000.