Welcome to Productes Químics Naturals S.L.

Productes Quimics Naturals S.L. (PROQUINAT) was founded in 1995 as a manufacturer and distributor of all kinds of waxes and paraffins for the chemical industry, paper, candles, cosmetics and wood, among others.

Our company

We are one of the leading suppliers of waxes and paraffins in southern Europe and North Africa.

Our experience of more than 25 years, the strategic location of our factory and the expertise of the products and the final market are key to the development of PROQUINAT.

Productes Químics Naturals S.L.

The story of Proquinat

1995.

PROQUINAT is founded as a small chemical commercial, specializing in natural waxes, paraffins and microcrystalline waxes.

2004.

PROQUINAT achieves its first major goal: a sales volume of 1,000 tons.

2015.

PROQUINAT, in joint venture with Gequímica Brasil, constitutes the new society Gewax Europe, dedicated to the commercialization of microcrystalline waxes of Petrobras in Europe.

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.1998

It takes the first step in its expansion process by acquiring its current factory, located in Fornells de la Selva (Girona), where the manufacturing, handling and refining processes of natural, synthetic and paraffin waxes are initiated.

expansion

.2011

Due to the increase of business, PROQUINAT expands its staff and acquires new offices in Badalona, where it is currently headquartered.

incremento de negocio

.2017

We sold over 4.000 tons. Also grows the volume of purchase of natural waxes (250 tons of beeswax and 100 tons of carnauba wax).

.2017

We sold over 4.000 tons. Also grows the volume of purchase of natural waxes (250 tons of beeswax and 100 tons of carnauba wax).

1995.

In 1995 PROQUINAT is founded as a small chemical commercial, specializing in natural waxes, paraffins and microcrystalline waxes.

.1998

In 1998 it takes the first step in its expansion process by acquiring its current factory, located in Fornells de la Selva (Girona), where the manufacturing, handling and refining processes of natural, synthetic and paraffin waxes are initiated.

expansion

2004.

In 2004 PROQUINAT achieves its first major goal: a sales volume of 1,000 tons.

.2011

Due to the increase of business, PROQUINAT expands its staff and acquires new offices in Badalona, where it is currently headquartered.

incremento de negocio

2015.

PROQUINAT, in joint venture with Gequímica Brasil, constitutes the new society Gewax Europe, dedicated to the commercialization of microcrystalline waxes of Petrobras in Europe.

gewax europa S.L.

Currently

PROQUINAT celebrates its 25th anniversary by serving on a regular basis more than 120 customers from 15 countries in Spain, Europe and the rest of the world. In 2001, a major internationalization process was launched which it increased international sales to reach 50% of total turnover by 2020.

Currently

PROQUINAT celebrates its 25th anniversary by serving on a regular basis more than 120 customers from 15 countries in Spain, Europe and the rest of the world. In 2001, a major internationalization process was launched which it increased international sales to reach 50% of total turnover by 2020.

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Our Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

We are a company specialized in waxes and paraffins leader in Spain in its sector. We offer our customers selected raw materials from all over the world to help them improve their competitiveness.

Vision

We want to be a leader in the market of natural waxes and paraffins in Spain and become a European reference in this sector of the chemical industry.

Values

Relationships with our suppliers, collaborators and customers are based on relationships of honesty, responsibility and social commitment.