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2000´s

2015 – The Carvajal Packaging plant is inaugurated in Durán, Ecuador.

2014 – In Colombia, the plant located in Tocancipá doubles in size when the thermal and foam packaging operations are transferred to that location.

2012 – Carvajal Packaging is sold on the stock Exchange market.

In Colombia, technology investments are made to allow the Company to enter the foam packaging market.

The company called Dispa in El Salvador is purchased. This is the second purchase made in this country.

In view of the acquisitions made in Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico and Chile, the company makes the strategic decision to focus on the rigid, foam, thermal and metallic packaging business. For this reason, in 2012, Carvajal Packaging finalizes the process of selling off all other business lines that were an original part of the conglomerate.

2011 – In Colombia, the productive process of the disposable thermal packaging of the Barval Company is purchased and the first stage of the rigid plastics plant, located in Tocancipá, is inaugurated to allow us to meet the growing needs of the industrial, agro-industrial and foodservice markets.

That same year, the Empaques Kudas Company located in the city of Santiago de Chile, is purchased. Also purchased was the Convermex Group in Mexico, which has five (5) plants distributed throughout the country (North Mexico, South Mexico, Puebla, Monterrey and Mérida), allowing the company to have business operations just south of the United States.

2007 – The Company called Termoformados Modernos located in the city of Santa Tecla, El Salvador, is purchased.

1990´s

1996 – Carvajal Packaging becomes the majority shareholder of the Pamolsa Company located in Callao, Peru.

1980´s

1987 – In Colombia, high-speed operating machines are put into place to allow the company to enter the industrial consumer markets (yoghurt cups, soap tureens, etc.).

1970´s

1977 – The Visipak S.A. Company is established in the municipality of Ginebra, Colombia.

This first company of the group is dedicated to the design and production of plastic thermo-seal and collapsible metallic packages.