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About us

PICVISA is an innovative technology-based company that offers solutions based on robotics, artificial intelligence and machine vision to the national and international markets. We design, develop and produce selection and classification equipment for valuable materials. Our equipment can select and classify these materials by composition, shape and/or colour based on our own software. With innovation as our focus, we have expanded our offer by developing new products and adapting to new technologies. PICVISA offers to its clients optical sorting, robotics, artificial intelligence and deep learning solutions. The business units of our company are Optical Sorting, Brain, Robotics & Care.

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Our mission is to develop sorting and classification technologies, under a continuous product innovation that allows us to offer the best solution to our customers in a constantly changing environment.


Our vision is to be one of the international reference companies in the supply of equipment based on robotics, artificial intelligence and machine vision. As well as providing a solid and excellent service for our customers.


Our values are innovation, technology, sustainability and service orientation.


Our dedication to innovation seeks continuous product perfection, improvement of proprietary software and optimization of resources to implement new applications in upcoming products. That is why we have a solid technical R&D&i team.

Our history


sold equipment

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Our clients

Picvisa Worldwide

PICVISA is positioned as an undeniable actor in the Iberian market, but also in the international one. With our solutions of Machine Vision and Artificial Intelligence we help companies to be more competitive reducing their costs and improving their productivity. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need to elaborate a viability study of your project. Our test center in Barcelona is designed to make performance tests, material studies and viability tests.

PICVISA is based in Barcelona and is present in more than 15 countries with more than 210 installed equipment for a wide range of applications. Our internationalization process is consolidated with a distribution network that guarantees technical and commercial assistance in any of the countries where we operate.


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The ACTIV4.0 project aims to develop advanced technological solutions that enable a transformation towards digital management of assets and processes in facilities and networks providing services. 

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Secpho's strategic partners

For PICVISA it is a pleasure to be a strategic partner of Secpho. We are convinced that our participation in the cluster will be very productive to achieve the objectives of environment and industry 4.0.

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Clean Rivers Hub

PICVISA helps to consolidate and expand the mission of Clean Rivers Hub, providing knowledge and useful tools for its growth.

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LIFE PST SORT has received funding from the European Union’s LIFE research and innovation programme.

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Award for the Best Innovative Company in Catalonia

Guillem Catà award from the Central Catalonia Branch of the Engineering Association of Catalonia. 

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Best SME of the year, 2020

Carles Ferrer i Salat award presented by Foment del Treball.

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Positive Industry

We are Positive Industry because we love what we do, we care for the team that helps us do it and, beyond being global companies, we act locally within the territories and societies with which we share prosperity.

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Top 10 Manufacturing Technology Insights

PICVISA enters the TOP 10 of the prestigious American magazine as one of the 10 best European companies providing solutions based on artificial vision.

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UEA awards

Innovation Award for our work as a company specialized in the development of artificial vision and robotics solutions in the recycling sector.

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I Pro Rec

The objective of the I PRO REC project is to develop a prototype solution based on broad-spectrum artificial intelligence technology for the detection of recyclable urban and industrial waste.

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The PLASTICIRCLE project aims to improve different transformation phases of waste into valuable products, including the design of intelligent containers for separate waste collection,…

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The WISE project consists of the development and integration of a robotic sorter of plastic packaging waste in a material recovery facility (MRF).

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Cupons a la innovació

Since November 2017 until July 2018, PICVISA has jointly developed with the Computer Vision Centre (CVC) of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) an artificial intelligence system based on deep learning algorithms for waste sorting and recycling.

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Innovative SME

The Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitivenes granted PICVISA the stamp of Innovative SME in 2017, valid for three years. That means that the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness recognizes the entity as an accredited innovative company.

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In June 2016, PICVISA was awarded a major European grant under the R & D program H2020 for the development of artificial vision solutions for the extraction of glass contained in municipal solid waste.

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Technical Certifications & Integrated Management System

PICVISA has an integrated, certified and consolidated management system, based on international quality management standards ISO 9001, on environmental management ISO 14001 and on occupational risk prevention OHSAS 18001. We also have an integrated management system policy.