WHO WE ARE
260 YEARS AT YOUR SERVICE
Company key data
In 1941 the company J y M Gomà-Camps S.R.C. is established by the brothers Jaume and Maties Gomà-Camps Solé.
Gomà-Camps starts to manufacture smooth toilet paper.
In 1958, the MP3 paper machine is set up to make smooth, curled single-layer toilet paper.
In 1959 a large fire destroys the factory. After months of work, paper production is resumed.
In 1973, industrial warehouses of 10,000 m2 are built in the Valls Industrial Park.
In 1975 the Gomà-Camps S.A. public limited company is created, which incorporates the former J y M Gomà-Camps, S.R.C.
In 1978 the company Pagar S.A. (Papers for Home) is established, which occupies the new Valls facilities. Thus, the manufacturing of napkins and tissues is brought together in a single location.
In 1989 the factory in Vilaverd is built to install the new converting of industrial products for the Spanish professional market.
In 1992, a new line of toilet paper manufacturing is launched.
Gomà-Camps strengthens its strategy to manufacture recycled tissue paper during this decade.
The group starts its internationalisation process:
- In 1993, the French subsidiary Gomà-Camps France is created with headquarters in Castres
- In 1995, the Portuguese subsidiary Gomà-Camps Portugal is created, initially based in Évora and later in Constancia.
In 2008 Gomà-Camps celebrates the 250th anniversary of its foundation with joint celebrations between employees from Spain, France, Portugal, as well as the GC&WEPA delegation.
In 2009, opens the subsidiary Gomà-Camps Angola with headquarters in Luanda, as a branch of GC Portugal.
The line of 40x40 napkins is launched and the printing production capacity is expanded.
The new Jumbo industrial cellulose manufacturing starts.
Several investments are made in facilities and improvement of energy efficiency to reduce 10% of CO2 emissions to the atmosphere.
In 2015, Gomà-Camps acquires 100% of the shares of GC&WEPA and Gomà-Camps Consumer S.L.U. is established, the group's company focused on the consumer goods sector.
Gomà-Camps is the first tissue company to obtain the European Eco-Label.
Concentration of the group's production in two production centres in the Iberian Peninsula.
|Integrity and commitment. Honesty, respect and responsibility, promoting equality for all people.|
|Excellence and enthusiasm. Enthusiasm in everything we do to continuously improve customer satisfaction, resource optimization and product quality.|
|Sustainability and proximity. To promote current growth, development and progress without compromising future natural and environmental resources.|
|Innovation and collaboration. To provide innovative solutions that meet individual and market needs by promoting a collaborative culture.|
One of the priorities of Gomà-Camps is the development of new markets in order to expand our range of action towards territories with growth potential.
After the development in Europe, commercial opportunities for growth in Africa were sought and, at present, Gomà-Camps has a subsidiary in Morocco. We have also participated in trade missions in Benin, Togo, Ghana and the Ivory Coast.