Cales de Pachs som una empresa familiar líder en la fabricació de nous productes a base d’òxid càlcic i hidròxid càlcic. La nostra trajectòria en el mercat de la calç es remunta al 1967, i l’aposta per l’I+D ens ha posicionat com un referent en el sector de la calç.

HISTORY

  • 1967


    More than a decade after entering the Portuguese market, Cales de Pachs purchased 100% of the shares of Microlime and built a new factory for the subsidiary in Fátima (Portugal). The new facilities allow the company to increase its production capacity to 250,000 tonnes/year.

  • 1971


    In 1971, a new rotary kiln with heat exchanger and liquid fuel was inaugurated, the first of its kind in Spain. Thanks to this new technology, a significant increase in quality and greater cost savings are achieved.

  • 1982


    In the midst of an energy crisis, Cales de Pachs decided to change the type of fuel it used for lime production and opted for the use of micronized coal, making the coal plant operational on August 23, 1982.

  • 1995


    In 1995, a new double tank kiln came into operation, using the regeneration system for heat recovery, with a more advanced lime firing process, computerized self-control and energy saving, which ensures homogeneity of the product and maximum quality. It is considered the best technique available.

  • 2004-2005


    Cales de Pachs enters the Portuguese lime market, with the acquisition of 50% of the shares of the company Microlime. With the participation of the Portuguese subsidiary, production capacity increases to 150.000 tonnes/year. In 2005, another double-tank regenerative kiln was also launched, similar to the one launched in 1995, to fire smaller stones, allowing better utilization of the raw material.  

  • 2007


    In 2007, with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions, a second plant was created to process and mix biomass with traditional fuel.

  • 2017-2019


    More than a decade after entering the Portuguese market, Cales de Pachs purchased 100% of the shares of Microlime and built a new factory for the subsidiary in Fátima (Portugal). The new facilities allow the company to increase its production capacity to 250.000 tonnes/year.

Company policies

CALES DE PACHS has the 50001:2018, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certifications. The certificates are granted by BUREAU VERITAS Certification, under ENAC accreditation.