On 14 April 1997, the MONDRAGON server is born on the Internet.
At the end of 1998, MONDRAGON represents 3.1% of employment, 4.5% of GDP and 9.3% of exports of the Basque Country economy. Of every €100 of wealth generated in the Basque Country, €4.50 is because of the activity of the Corporation’s companies.
With the turn of the century, MONDRAGON has 54,000 employees, Irizar receives the European Award for Business Excellence, Caja Laboral reaches the figure of 300 branches in 2001 and continues its expansion with 26 new branches, mainly in Castile-Leon and Aragon.