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Thunder España Simulación expands
November 2009

Company's activity increases with the development of fully-interactive instructor station graphics. Newly hired engineer Beatriz Vidal is in charge of the related projects after receiving training in the U.S.

Besides, office relocation within the Technology Center of the University of Cantabria will allow the accomodation of further growth.

Relationship between Thunder España Simulación and Corys Thunder Inc. becomes closer
September 2009

Jody Ryan and Mario Garcés (CEO of Corys Thunder Inc. and manager of Thunder España Simulación, respectively) sign an agreement which recognizes Thunder España as an independent contractor to provide engineering services. For an initial period of two years, this agreement will consolidate the close relationship both companies have already enjoyed since Thunder España began its activities.

Within this framework, Sylvie García, engineer of Thunder España, has spent a week at Corys Thunder headquarters in St. Marys (Georgia, U.S.) specializing in the products and technologies used in their projects.

First projects delivered
July 2009

Completion of the QSPDS (Qualified Safety Parameter Display System) simulation upgrade for Waterford 3 nuclear power plant (Louisiana, U.S.). Mario Garcés travels to U.S. for the factory acceptance testing and site installation. According to Glenn McDougald, from Simulator Support: «Thunder España Simulación performed with the utmost precision and customer service».

THOR code model of Columbia Generating Station (Washington, U.S.) BOP, developed in collaboration with Thunder España Simulación, successfully passes factory acceptance testing.

Thunder España Simulación, finalist in the regional phase of the 3rd "Emprendedor XXI" award
June 2009

The Spanish Government, through its Commerce & Industry Ministry, and La Caixa Bank announce the 3rd edition of the "Emprendedor XXI" award.

The award recognizes the recently created innovative companies with the highest growth potential rate in each region.

Thunder España Simulación was one of the three finalists among the twelve companies that participated in this edition.

The company selected to compete in the national phase in behalf of Cantabria was Orointernet, which develops software to manage bookings for sports clubs.