Sales of the co-operatives associated with Caja Laboral totalled €72.12m (12bn pesetas), with a workforce of 11,600 members which is significant progress in all respects, showing the viability of new types of management company and democratic participation.
Lagun Aro, the Voluntary Mutual Benefit Organisation, was turned into a second degree co-operative. The Bergara-based co-operative Doiki joined the Group and the process began to set up what would become the Ikerlan Research Centre.