Calaf Constructora was founded in 1964 in Calaf (Barcelona). The company is a family owned business with more than fifty years of experience and six generations related to the construction sector. The Company is highly engaged with the territory and its community, strongly committed to the environment and the quality of its services, and heavily compromised with the technology in all its projects.
To offer our engineering and construction services to all our clients, working permanently with the highest standards of execution and quality in order to achieve excellence at work, always acting as a socially responsible company.
To position ourselves as a benchmark construction company in the public and private markets. To offer the best technical solution to our clients in all the engineering and construction projects that we carry out, always through highly qualified professionals, using at all times the most modern technology for the design, follow-up and control, which enables optimal construction costs.
The values that define us as a company are: engagement with the community and the environment; technological commitment from the early stage of the project by using BIM technology, as well as during the construction; rigor; ingenuity; inventiveness; conflict resolution ability; effort and flexibility.
Portfolio by business area
- Construction 54,5% 54,5%
- Rehabilitation 8% 8%
- Industrial 16,8% 16,8%
- Civil works 20,7% 20,7%
The company’s headquarters, located in Calaf, has facilities of 4,600 m². In addition, it has an office plant on the outskirts of Barcelona, specifically in Sant Joan Despí, as well as an office in Igualada, in the region of Anoia – central Catalonia.
More than 50 professionals work in the offices and the services of: studies and recruitment, technical office, quality, prevention and environment, R+D+i, administration, marketing, legal department, finance, human resources, shopping and ICT.
Technological development and technical specialization are strategic factors in adding value to Calaf Constructora. For this reason, the company has the necessary technical and professional resources to respond to any construction challenge. The Bidding and R+D+i departments, as well as the Technical Office have more than 30 professionals who are responsible for the study, resolution and execution of projects that meet the highest quality standards.
Since its very early days, Calaf Constructora has been committed with technology. An example of this is our strong believe in the BIM methodology used in many of our projects. The Company signed a partnering agreement with ITeC (Institut de Tecnología de la Construcció) and actively takes part on the European BIM Summit.
Awards and Recognitions
In 2017, the works to extend the railway line so called “Metro del Vallès”, in which Calaf Constructora participated, received the award for the best infrastructure of 2016.
Good Work Award
President Macià 2012
In 2012 the Generalitat of Catalonia (Catalan Government) awarded Calaf Constructora with the Placa al Treball President Macià 2012. This award is a recognition to the employees and the company for their merits and for their contribution to the promotion of Catalan economy.
Best Work in Prevention and Occupational Risks
In 2015 Calaf Constructora received the award that recognized the best job done in occupational risk prevention, awarded by the UEA (Anoia Business Union).
XXVI Guillem Catà Award for Industrial Engineers
in Central Catalonia
The company was also awarded in 2005 with the XXVI Guillem Catà Award for Engineers in Central Catalonia for its evolution in the design, manufacture and improvement of trencher machines.
Award in recognition of Integration’ tasks in Prevention Systems
In 2014, the company was recognized by the Official Contracting Chamber of Catalonia as winner of the award in recognition of the Integration Task of Preventive Systems in companies, for the implementation of an efficient risk prevention system.
BIM & LEAN
Calaf Constructora is actively committed to promoting the BIM methodology to all the projects executed by the company. We have professionals trained in this methodology within our Bidding department, Technical Office and amongst our Construction teams. The use of the BIM methodology helps us to centralize all the information related to the project in a single information model created collaboratively by all the agents involved, from the development phase to execution. In addition, the Human Resources department organizes internal and external training for the entire workforce in this methodology.
All our construction teams have been trained at ITeC by professionals who are experts in Last Planner System. We apply the LEAN methodology in all construction projects, which allows us to detect any possible issues and to act immediately to guarantee an outstanding production and quality for our clients. Calaf Constructora organizes BIM and Lean ongoing training for the entire workforce to guarantee its best implementation in all projects.