The GALICIAN BUSINESS GROUP GESTÁN was founded in 2002 to give an answer to the strong and growing demand for waste management services in Galicia.
Throughout the years, GRUPO GESTAN has expanded and diversified its business lines to areas like waste and water treatment and energy, completing a cycle and providing sustainable solutions to the industries as an Environmental Service Company.
INVESPAR DESARROLLOS is the parent company of GRUPO GESTAN. It is the dominant organization with control over its subsidiaries and its capital is fully owned by the Pardo family.
With an annual turnover of €20,000,000, nowadaysGrupoGestáncreates100direct jobs and over 20 indirect Jobs.
GRUPO GESTAN is in a constant pursuit of quality and excellence, as proved by the management systems and certifications it has:
- Quality: ISO 9001
- Environment: : ISO 14001, EMAS, 14062-1 GREENHOUSE GASES
- Sustainability: PEFC, FSC, BSL, SBP
- Occupational Health and Safety: OHSAS 18001
- ProductQuality: ENPLUS A1, DINplus, Galicia Calidade
GESTAN MEDIOAMBIENTAL S.L., AUTHORISED FOR WASTE MANAGMENT in the fields of transport, storage, waste recovery and waste removal by the Galician Government. It has two treatment plants in Arteixo and Sobrado dos Monxes, both in A Coruña, and a fleet of over 1,000 containers and 18 vehicles.
Its main activities are:
- COMPREHENSIVE INDUSTRIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT.
- COMPREHENSIVE MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT.
- COMPREHENSIVE CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION WASTE MANAGEMENT.
- MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT.
- TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS.
TECNOLOGÍAS Y TRATAMIENTOS AMBIENTALES S.L. (TTa), focuses on the design, implementation and outsourcing of water treatment plants.
TTa manages the leachates produced in all the industrial and municipal waste landfills with reverse osmosis systems in Galicia (this is considered to be the Best Available Technique for the treatment of wastewater):
INTACTA GESTIÓN AMBIENTAL S.L. is the Engineering branch of the group. It focuses on the research and development for the diversification of the group and the implementation of new projects.
It works on the vertical integration of tasks in the areas of waste, water and energy:
- DESIGN (ENGINEERING)
- IMPLEMENTATION (CONSTRUCTION)
- MONITORING AND MAINTENANCE
INTACTA GESTION AMBIENTAL S.L. has also implemented an Environmental Emergency Service for the whole Galician region.
BIOMASA FORESTAL S.L. focuses on the production of solid BIOFUELS (wood pellets) from forest biomass, enhancing the Galician woods and benefitting the environment.
In 2012 Grupo Gestán became a major shareholder of Biomasa Forestal S.L to complement its activities with the sector of bioenergy by using the remains of first or second wood transformation processes as raw materials (sawmills, furniture factories, etc.) and employing low value biomass residues (leaves, bark, etc.) and recycled wood as fuels for the boilers in the manufacturing and drying processes.
Biomasa Forestal has a mixed business model:
- Bulk industrial pellet for export by sea from Ferrol's port or for big national distributors by land.
- Pellet in bags for small domestic consumers (national and international).