The huge production of raw material is complemented by its industrialization. In the eastern and southern region of Córdoba, there are big factories and hundreds of small and medium-sized companies that process milk to produce dairy products.
In Cordoba, there are meat processing plants, some of which not only sell their products in the domestic market but also export the food produced.
Córdoba is the first world producer of candies and the sixth world producer of ice cream.
Also, Córdoba manufactures 35% of the country’s total production of agricultural machineries and components, mainly in the southeast of the province, where the heart of the agricultural production region is set.
The 30% of the total automotive national production is made in Córdoba. In the province, diverse automotive companies are set, such as Fiat, Renault, Volkswagen, Iveco and Nissan.
The sofware activity has registered an interannual growth of more than 34%. Currently, there are more than 300 businesses in this area, employ more than 15.000 people and place their products in more than 15 countries, being the USA the main destination.
In the equipment and medical supplies sector, Córdoba leads production. There was a reconversion process of some companies that tradicionally provide the automotive market – auto parts to supply the health segment.