01.General Information


PROTELA S.A., is one of the biggest textile knitting and garment manufacturing companies in Colombia. Since 1950, the Company provides fabric solutions for the automotive, home and decoration industry and is a certified provider of the military. Among the Company's main processes are:



  • Knitting services,
  • Dyeing services,
  • Finishing services,
  • Printing services,
  • Cutting services,
  • Nonwoven processes.




PROTELA S.A.’s business activities are concentrated primarily in Latin America, with subsidiaries in Venezuela (Protela Venezuela), Mexico (Protela Mexico) and Ecuador (Protela Ecuador). The Company is certified under ISO 14001:2004, ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 Quality Management Certifications and has received third party certifications from companies in the automotive sector such as Mazda, General Motors, Renault, Hyundai, KIA and VW.


In 2003 PROTELA S.A. has also started producing a line of women’s undergarments under the name PROINTIMO S.A. for the domestic and export market. In order to achieve a competitive advantage, the Company has created an alliance with INVISTA, one of the most integrated producers of fibers and polymers in the world, primarily for nylon, spandex and polyester.


PROTELA S.A. believes in social responsibility and promotes environmental awareness for the reduction of the impact of industrial activities, providing a range of reactive dyes that meet international environmental regulations.





PROTELA S.A. is the first in lace knitting Company in Latin America, a textile manufacturer with a strong commitment to Research and Development and to the provision of quality textile products and services.





The Company aims to be distinguished as a leader in the provision of highly personalized and qualified services, being recognized for its reliable and innovative solutions.



Address: Transversal, 93 65A-82, Bogota D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia
Phone No: +57 1 429 1500
Fax No: +57 1 436 2274