Carvajal Empaques

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Our​

history

2018

The Gambetta plant was inaugurated in Callao, Peru.

The foamed packaging production process and the distribution center of Carvajal Empaques Perú – Pamolsa were concentrated there.

2018

2014

In Colombia, the size of the silver plant located in Tocancipá is doubled, where the foamed and thermal packaging operation is moved.

2014

2012

Carvajal Empaques goes public.

In Colombia, the company invests in technology to enter the foamed packaging market.

The company Dispa is acquired in El Salvador, located in the city of San Salvador. This is the second purchase made in that country.

In view of the acquisitions made in Colombia, Salvador, Mexico and Chile, the company makes the strategic decision to focus on the rigid, foamed, thermal and metallic plastic packaging business. For this reason, in 2012 Carvajal Empaques finalized the sale process of the other business lines that were part of the conglomerate.

2012

2011

In Colombia, the production process of thermal disposable packaging of the company Barval is acquired and the first stage of the rigid plastics plant is inaugurated, located in Tocancipá to meet the growing needs of the industrial, agro-industrial and foodservice markets.

In the same year, the company Empaques Kudas was acquired in Chile in the city of Santiago de Chile. The Convermex group is also acquired in Mexico, which has five plants throughout the country (North Mexico, South Mexico, Puebla, Monterrey and Merida), allowing the company to have commercial operations in the south of the United States.

The Convermex group is also acquired in Mexico, which has five plants throughout the country (North Mexico, South Mexico, Puebla, Monterrey and Merida), allowing the company to have commercial operations in the south of the United States.

2011

2007

Termoformados Modernos is acquired in Salvador, in the city of Santa Tecla.

2007

1996

Carvajal Empaques begins the process of international expansion and becomes the majority owner of Pamolsa, a company located in Callao, Lima, Peru.

1996

1987

In Colombia, operations are started with high-speed machines to penetrate the industrial consumer markets (yogurt cups, soap tubs, etc.).

1987

1977

Visipak S.A. is founded in Colombia, in the municipality of Ginebra.

First company of the group, dedicated to the design and production of thermoformed plastic packaging and collapsible metal packaging.

1977