IK4-Lortek is an innovative research centre with high knowledge about joining technologies, characterized by offering advanced, applied and complete solutions. It is located in Goierri Innovation Park, in Ordizia, Gipuzkoa. It is located in an industrial environment provided with leading companies in top sectors that have traditionally used joining processes in their productive cycles. Thus, IK4-Lortek has spent years accumulating domain in the field of welding, working to meet industrial needs and it has become an expert in major joining techniques.
IK4-Lortek, the technological centre in joining technologies, was founded in 2002. Its aim is to generate an excellent domain in joining technologies and at the same time, it was born with the clear aim of being a reference at state level in joining technologies and convex processes, and to be a recognized centre at European level.