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Technological referent

Strict international quality regulations, markets that require further innovation and technological development, and the increasingly sophisticated means for using our products entail a huge challenge for our industry.

Given this situation and thanks to a great investment effort, Silvalac has installed the highest technology in systems and machinery in its production facilities, all for our clients. Silvalac also has a laboratory containing the most modern equipment to monitor our products, as well as to research new materials. With this latest technology we are able to achieve an in-depth and permanent control of the manufacturing process, guaranteeing maximum quality and allowing for research and development that lead to innovative solutions and applications

Automated Control

These systems provide us with total control over the features and quality of our products:

  • Automatic control and regulation of average thickness
  • Automatic control and regulation of one-time thicknesses
  • Automatic dosage of raw materials and additives
  • Static electricity eliminators
  • High-sensitivity extrusion winding equipment
  • Equipment to manufacture films with high optical properties
  • Machine vision cameras


Silvalac has one of the best equipped quality and research laboratories in the plastic processing industry, including the following equipment:

  • Infrared microscope
  • Microtome
  • FTIR spectrometer
  • DTC Hot-tack tester
  • DSC. Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • Dart Test
  • Film Test (capacitance gauge)
  • Elmendorf tear tester
  • Cover-lab

Certified Quality

Silvalac has the UNE-EN-ISO 9001, UNE-EN-ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000 certificates

Certificate IQNetES and AENOR

FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System Certificate

IQNet ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System Certificate

AENOR ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System Certificate

Quality food safety and environmental policy

Sites and R&D investment

With the opening of the new Blown extrusion site in 2007, Silvalac has three production sites containing the most state of the art equipment and technologies.

Close contact with suppliers, clients and leading research companies enables our technical team to stay up to date with the latest industry news. Independently or with these collaborators, and thanks to our equipment, technical capacity and experience, at Silvalac we regularly carry out improvement and innovation projects.


Presentacion de Silvalac Silvalac’s Factory in Monjos del Penedes (Barcelona)

Silvalac belongs to the Armando Alvarez Group of companies, currently the largest Spanish processor of polyethylene plastic films..

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Innovative solutions for plastic films

Knowledge, technology, investment and research all converge at Silvalac to produce a wide range of products to meet the needs of hundreds of clients, in any of dozens of different industries.

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