The origin of the activity starts in the 60s at Gendrau brothers’ garage, where they
develop a process to make cava bottle protection sleeves using glued cardboard. They
also invent the required machines by adapting old textile machines to their needs.
Thanks to these solutions the business grows allowing them to buy part of the old
textile colony of L’Ametlla de Casserres.
Later on, after visiting the French market and seeing the packaging solutions for Cava
bottles, they import the concept of molded pulp trays.
In order to implement the required industrial reconversion, the Gendrau family desig-
ns and makes new machines, developing at the same time the required improvements
that allow them to expand to other markets and sectors. They also implement new
industrial processes, and as a result more valuable solutions can be offered to the
During all this time DECAPULP has been through many situations and has acquired
experience from many different markets and sectors, reaching the present time when
the export sales are the 80% of the turnover.
Currently DECAPULP is one of the main European key companies in the customized
molded pulp sector.
This catalog of manufactured products is the result of our long lasting industrial experien-