Riduco

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1957

1957

Renowned jeweler Julio Rivas Gutiérrez sets up a workshop for the repair, adaptation and construction of metal-mechanical parts.

1957

Renowned jeweler Julio Rivas Gutiérrez sets up a workshop for the repair, adaptation and construction of metal-mechanical parts.

1964

Mr. Rivas Gutiérrez prefers to continue with his jewelry business and decides to sell his small workshop. In response, his son expressed his interest in maintaining the workshop and decided to work in it, visualizing the potential for industrial growth.

1964

Mr. Rivas Gutiérrez prefers to continue with his jewelry business and decides to sell his small workshop. In response, his son expressed his interest in maintaining the workshop and decided to work in it, visualizing the potential for industrial growth.

1969

The origin of the Company dates back to 1957, when a renowned jeweler from the City, Mr. Julio Rivas Gutiérrez, installed a small repair, adaptation and construction workshop for metal-mechanic parts in Manizales; one year later, he acquired machinery to work with pipes, wires, sheets and dies.

1969

The origin of the Company dates back to 1957, when a renowned jeweler from the City, Mr. Julio Rivas Gutiérrez, installed a small repair, adaptation and construction workshop for metal-mechanic parts in Manizales; one year later, he acquired machinery to work with pipes, wires, sheets and dies.

1973

Mr. Rivas implements industrial electroplating processes, centrifuge equipment, current rectifier tanks for high quality electroplating baths and develops ring binders products.

1973

Mr. Rivas implements industrial electroplating processes, centrifuge equipment, current rectifier tanks for high quality electroplating baths and develops ring binders products.

1974

1974

As a complement to the ring binders, the first series production of plastic folders for CARVAJAL y CIA. LTDA and Danaranjo, thus creating the plastic manufacturing area.

1974

1974

As a complement to the ring binders, the first series production of plastic folders for CARVAJAL y CIA. LTDA and Danaranjo, thus creating the plastic manufacturing area.

1978

Aware of the need to diversify production, the production of injected plastic parts is seen as a prosperous business, for which the first injection moulding machines are acquired, expanding the product portfolio with customers such as Manisol, Hilos Cadena and Varta, among others.

1978

Aware of the need to diversify production, the production of injected plastic parts is seen as a prosperous business, for which the first injection moulding machines are acquired, expanding the product portfolio with customers such as Manisol, Hilos Cadena and Varta, among others.

1979

Trip to Japan that changes the projection and way of doing business, visualizing the great potential of plastic in large-scale production processes and robotization.
Discover the importance of PP and its applications and see that office products are produced from 100% plastic.

1979

Trip to Japan that changes the projection and way of doing business, visualizing the great potential of plastic in large-scale production processes and robotization.
Discover the importance of PP and its applications and see that office products are produced from 100% plastic.

1980

Product development to accommodate continuous forms for the Carvajal client, generating customer loyalty.

1980

Product development to accommodate continuous forms for the Carvajal client, generating customer loyalty.

1983

1983

Starts production in the industrial sector of refrigerator components with injected products; for the customer Inarca, currently Mabe.

1983

Starts production in the industrial sector of refrigerator components with injected products; for the customer Inarca, currently Mabe.

1984

The acquisition of more extruders for sheet production is indispensable, given the
growing demand for school and office products in rigid plastic sheets.

1984

The acquisition of more extruders for sheet production is indispensable, given the growing demand for school and office products in rigid plastic sheets.

1988

School and office line continues to grow with new customers. Legis with its Keeperline and Keepermate lines allow the arrival to new markets.

1988

School and office line continues to grow with new customers. Legis with its Keeperline and Keepermate lines allow the arrival to new markets.

1994

To meet the needs of customers, new production processes such as hot stamping, high
frequency, screen and pad printing are implemented. During the same year, as a complementary process to the extrusion area, the thermoforming and routing area was born.

1994

To meet the needs of customers, new production processes such as hot stamping, high frequency, screen and pad printing are implemented. During the same year, as a complementary process to the extrusion area, the thermoforming and routing area was born.

1996

1996

The Mabe partner-supplier relationship and the growing demand for the No-Frost line promote the expansion of the physical and industrial plant, an important fact for the generation of employment and business development in the city.

1996

1996

The Mabe partner-supplier relationship and the growing demand for the No-Frost line promote the expansion of the physical and industrial plant, an important fact for the
generation of employment and business development in the city.

2003

ISO 9001 Quality Certification is obtained: Design, manufacture and marketing of plastic products (Injected, Extruded, Manufactured); injection, thermoforming, extrusion and manufacturing services. Design, manufacture and marketing of molds for the plastic industry.

2003

ISO 9001 Quality Certification is obtained: Design, manufacture and marketing of plastic products (Injected, Extruded, Manufactured); injection, thermoforming, extrusion and manufacturing services. Design, manufacture and marketing of molds for the plastic industry.

2005

The company is projected towards other markets, the expansion process begins and land is purchased in the industrial zone La Enea, giving way to a new stage of Riduco.

2005

The company is projected towards other markets, the expansion process begins and land is purchased in the industrial zone La Enea, giving way to a new stage of Riduco.

2006

Purchase of 9 injection moulding machines of 700 to 1600 tons of clamping pressure and expansion of plant 2, to manufacture 11 million plastic crates for new customer Bavaria – Sab Miller for the launching of the new bottle.

2006

Purchase of 9 injection moulding machines of 700 to 1600 tons of clamping pressure and expansion of plant 2, to manufacture 11 million plastic crates for new customer Bavaria – Sab Miller for the launching of the new bottle.

2007

2007

Riduco ventures into the automotive sector, being selected among different companies in the Andean Region to be a supplier of Sofasa (Renault) in large plastic parts.

2007

2007

Riduco ventures into the automotive sector, being selected among different companies in the Andean Region to be a supplier of Sofasa (Renault) in large plastic parts.

2008

Certification ISO 16949 standard for the automotive industry: Manufacture of plastic parts for interiors and exteriors.

2008

Certification ISO 16949 standard for the automotive industry: Manufacture of plastic parts for interiors and exteriors.

2013

Strategic alliance with the Spanish Rinder Corporation for the production of lighting fixtures.

2013

Strategic alliance with the Spanish Rinder Corporation for the production of lighting fixtures.

2014

Riduco inaugurates the IN-House plant at the Renault assembly plant in Medellín.

2014

Riduco inaugurates the IN-House plant at the Renault assembly plant in Medellín.

2019

New product for the agricultural market.

2019

New product for the agricultural market.

2022

AUTHORIZED ECONOMIC OPERATOR QUALIFICATION to import and export in the category of security and facilitation.

2022

AUTHORIZED ECONOMIC OPERATOR QUALIFICATION to import and export in the category of security and facilitation.

1957

1957

Renowned jeweler Julio Rivas Gutiérrez sets up a workshop for the repair, adaptation and construction of metal-mechanical parts.

1957

Renowned jeweler Julio Rivas Gutiérrez sets up a workshop for the repair, adaptation and construction of metal-mechanical parts.

1964

Mr. Rivas Gutiérrez prefers to continue with his jewelry business and decides to sell his small workshop. In response, his son expressed his interest in maintaining the workshop and decided to work in it, visualizing the potential for industrial growth.

1964

Mr. Rivas Gutiérrez prefers to continue with his jewelry business and decides to sell his small workshop. In response, his son expressed his interest in maintaining the workshop and decided to work in it, visualizing the potential for industrial growth.

1969

The origin of the Company dates back to 1957, when a renowned jeweler from the City, Mr. Julio Rivas Gutiérrez, installed a small repair, adaptation and construction workshop for metal-mechanic parts in Manizales; one year later, he acquired machinery to work with pipes, wires, sheets and dies.

1969

The origin of the Company dates back to 1957, when a renowned jeweler from the City, Mr. Julio Rivas Gutiérrez, installed a small repair, adaptation and construction workshop for metal-mechanic parts in Manizales; one year later, he acquired machinery to work with pipes, wires, sheets and dies.

1973

Mr. Rivas implements industrial electroplating processes, centrifuge equipment, current rectifier tanks for high quality electroplating baths and develops ring binders products.

1973

Mr. Rivas implements industrial electroplating processes, centrifuge equipment, current rectifier tanks for high quality electroplating baths and develops ring binders products.

1974

1974

As a complement to the ring binders, the first series production of plastic folders for CARVAJAL y CIA. LTDA and Danaranjo, thus creating the plastic manufacturing area.

1974

1974

As a complement to the ring binders, the first series production of plastic folders for CARVAJAL y CIA. LTDA and Danaranjo, thus creating the plastic manufacturing area.

1978

Aware of the need to diversify production, the production of injected plastic parts is seen as a prosperous business, for which the first injection moulding machines are acquired, expanding the product portfolio with customers such as Manisol, Hilos Cadena and Varta, among others.

1978

Aware of the need to diversify production, the production of injected plastic parts is seen as a prosperous business, for which the first injection moulding machines are acquired, expanding the product portfolio with customers such as Manisol, Hilos Cadena and Varta, among others.

1979

Trip to Japan that changes the projection and way of doing business, visualizing the great potential of plastic in large-scale production processes and robotization.
Discover the importance of PP and its applications and see that office products are produced from 100% plastic.

1979

Trip to Japan that changes the projection and way of doing business, visualizing the great potential of plastic in large-scale production processes and robotization.
Discover the importance of PP and its applications and see that office products are produced from 100% plastic.

1980

Product development to accommodate continuous forms for the Carvajal client, generating customer loyalty.

1980

Product development to accommodate continuous forms for the Carvajal client, generating customer loyalty.

1983

1983

Starts production in the industrial sector of refrigerator components with injected products; for the customer Inarca, currently Mabe.

1983

Starts production in the industrial sector of refrigerator components with injected products; for the customer Inarca, currently Mabe.

1984

The acquisition of more extruders for sheet production is indispensable, given the
growing demand for school and office products in rigid plastic sheets.

1984

The acquisition of more extruders for sheet production is indispensable, given the growing demand for school and office products in rigid plastic sheets.

1988

School and office line continues to grow with new customers. Legis with its Keeperline and Keepermate lines allow the arrival to new markets.

1988

School and office line continues to grow with new customers. Legis with its Keeperline and Keepermate lines allow the arrival to new markets.

1994

To meet the needs of customers, new production processes such as hot stamping, high
frequency, screen and pad printing are implemented. During the same year, as a complementary process to the extrusion area, the thermoforming and routing area was born.

1994

To meet the needs of customers, new production processes such as hot stamping, high frequency, screen and pad printing are implemented. During the same year, as a complementary process to the extrusion area, the thermoforming and routing area was born.

1996

1996

The Mabe partner-supplier relationship and the growing demand for the No-Frost line promote the expansion of the physical and industrial plant, an important fact for the generation of employment and business development in the city.

1996

1996

The Mabe partner-supplier relationship and the growing demand for the No-Frost line promote the expansion of the physical and industrial plant, an important fact for the
generation of employment and business development in the city.

2003

ISO 9001 Quality Certification is obtained: Design, manufacture and marketing of plastic products (Injected, Extruded, Manufactured); injection, thermoforming, extrusion and manufacturing services. Design, manufacture and marketing of molds for the plastic industry.

2003

ISO 9001 Quality Certification is obtained: Design, manufacture and marketing of plastic products (Injected, Extruded, Manufactured); injection, thermoforming, extrusion and manufacturing services. Design, manufacture and marketing of molds for the plastic industry.

2005

The company is projected towards other markets, the expansion process begins and land is purchased in the industrial zone La Enea, giving way to a new stage of Riduco.

2005

The company is projected towards other markets, the expansion process begins and land is purchased in the industrial zone La Enea, giving way to a new stage of Riduco.

2006

Purchase of 9 injection moulding machines of 700 to 1600 tons of clamping pressure and expansion of plant 2, to manufacture 11 million plastic crates for new customer Bavaria – Sab Miller for the launching of the new bottle.

2006

Purchase of 9 injection moulding machines of 700 to 1600 tons of clamping pressure and expansion of plant 2, to manufacture 11 million plastic crates for new customer Bavaria – Sab Miller for the launching of the new bottle.

2007

2007

Riduco ventures into the automotive sector, being selected among different companies in the Andean Region to be a supplier of Sofasa (Renault) in large plastic parts.

2007

2007

Riduco ventures into the automotive sector, being selected among different companies in the Andean Region to be a supplier of Sofasa (Renault) in large plastic parts.

2008

Certification ISO 16949 standard for the automotive industry: Manufacture of plastic parts for interiors and exteriors.

2008

Certification ISO 16949 standard for the automotive industry: Manufacture of plastic parts for interiors and exteriors.

2013

Strategic alliance with the Spanish Rinder Corporation for the production of lighting fixtures.

2013

Strategic alliance with the Spanish Rinder Corporation for the production of lighting fixtures.

2014

Riduco inaugurates the IN-House plant at the Renault assembly plant in Medellín.

2014

Riduco inaugurates the IN-House plant at the Renault assembly plant in Medellín.

2019

New product for the agricultural market.

2019

New product for the agricultural market.

2022

AUTHORIZED ECONOMIC OPERATOR QUALIFICATION to import and export in the category of security and facilitation.

2022

AUTHORIZED ECONOMIC OPERATOR QUALIFICATION to import and export in the category of security and facilitation.

Business Units

Sectors

Where We Are Today

Throughout more than 50 years of existence, RIDUCO has been characterized by its presence in key sectors of the national economy, always accompanying the needs of customers and market trends.

Automotive and Motorcycle Parts Industry

Cosmetics & Personal Care Industry

Agroindustrial Business

Home & Households Appliance

Food Industry

Other Industries

Our clients

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