Picart Petcare celebrated its 70th anniversary with the opening of its new facility in Can Prat, Llinars del Vallès.
The new facility will triple the company's production capacity. The company noted the new plant is equipped with the latest technology and advanced machines, specifically designed to raise the standards of quality and safety of its products.
According to Picart, the technology in the new facility will allow it to ensure complete traceability throughout its production process.
“This strategic investment in our facilities is a testament to our commitment to innovation and sustainable growth,” the company shared. “At Picart, we pride ourselves on pioneering technology and ensuring that every product that leaves our production lines meets the highest standards.
"We are excited about what this technological breakthrough means for Picart," the company said. "It not only strengthens our position in the market, but also opens up a new path to the future, consolidating our position as a leader in our industry.”
During the November ceremony, Joan Icart, CEO, shared his vision of Picart’s past, present and future. Also in attendance were the mayor of Llinars del Vallès, Martí Pujol, and Oriol Alcoba, director general d’Indústria del Departament d’Empresa i Treball. The symbolic ribbon cutting led by Icart, the mayor and the general director marked the exciting start of a new era for Picart Petcare S.A.
Guests had the opportunity to explore the modern facilities on a guided tour, immersing themselves in the production process of kibble, from raw material selection to bagging and pallet construction.
Founded in 1953, Picart specializes in pet food developed by veterinarians and formulated with high-quality ingredients with the aim to support overall health and wellness in dogs and cats. Since its beginnings, the company has grown to include a staff of 35, and in 2022 had a turnover of €14.9 million ($16.3 million USD).