Last Update September 9, 2016

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  • Composites, Plastics & Rubber
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UNION PLASTICA LTDA., is a Colombian company located in Yumbo and specializing in the production of injection molded plastic products. The Company is dedicated to the manufacture of plastic parts using thermoplastic polymers, while it fabricates its own steel molds that are necessary for the plastic injection process. 85% of the molds used are made in house.

UNION PLASTICA LTDA. processes the following polymers:

• Polypropylene (PP) (homopolymer, copolymer),   
• Polyethylene (HDPE-LDPE-LLDPE),
• Polystyrene (GPPS),
• High impact polystyrene (HIPS),
• Polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

Special Polymers:

• Styrene Acrylonitrile (SAN),
• Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
• Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA),
• Thermoplastic rubber Santoprene.

Engineering Polymers:

• Polycarbonate with or w/o fiberglass reinforcement,
• Polyphenylene oxide (Noryl-SABIC),
• Polyoxymethylene (POM),
• Polyamide (Nylon 6 and 6.6),
• Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT).

Mission

UNION PLASTICA LTDA., has as a mission to satisfy the needs of industrial and retail markets, both at a national and international level, through the design, development, manufacture, and distribution of injected plastic products, with the support of experienced professionals in the area. UNION PLASTICA seeks market leadership, and is aiming for the preservation of the environment, and the improvement of the quality of life of the company, its employees and their families.

Vision

UNION PLASTICA LTDA., has as a goal to become a leader in the region and a company dedicated to the continuous improvement of processes and the implementation of the best manufacturing and environmentally friendly practices, through the use of advanced equipment, methods, and technology while promoting social responsibility at the same time.

The Company is certified under ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Certification for the design and development of injected plastic products. This is a result of teamwork and the support of advanced infrastructure and high technology.

 

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Contact info #1

Juan Carlos Galindo
+57 2 664 4425
Products Development and Engineering Director
+57 2 664 7336
Cra 39 #12A-151, Acopi Yumbo, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Contact info #2

Margarita Ruiz
+57 2 664 4425
Sales Director
+57 2 664 7336
Cra 39 #12A-151, Acopi Yumbo, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Services

Plastic injection services using Japanese-made injection molding machines with different capacities, with a clamping force of 40 to 860 tons, which allow the production of a large variety of plastic parts. The Company is also able to process engineering plastics with the support of equipment, such as material dryers, circulating liquid temperature control systems for molds, and other auxiliary equipment.

High-Precision Mold Making:

UNION PLASTICA designs and develops high quality molds, using advanced CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Manufacturing) tools. The Company’s molds are optimized using Moldflow CAE software (Computer Aided Engineering). The Company is equipped with vertical machining centers with surface and cylindrical grinding machines, lathes, boring mills, electrical discharge machining devices, pneumatic sprayers and precision instruments, all of which guarantee the development of high quality and precision molds.

Agricultural Products

Seeding Trays: Since 1989 UNION PLASTICA has been offering seeding trays and planting systems for pine and eucalyptus trees to satisfy the diverse needs of clients, taking into account the specific characteristics of each plant.

Plastic Rakes: Plastic rakes available in a variety of colors that are ideal for the raking of large quantities of leaves.

Irrigation Valves: Valves designed to reduce water loss due to deep seepage in poly irrigation tubing systems. This valve can handle water flow of 6 to 7 liters per second and can substantially reduce water loss.

Automotive Battery Parts

UNION PLASTICA has experience in the design and development of plastic parts, such as cases, lids, and caps for heat-sealed battery containers. The Company is one of the primary suppliers of automotive battery parts in Colombia.

All plastic products, namely cases, covers, caps and other accessories, are manufactured in compliance with international regulations and the highest quality raw materials, thus ensuring great functionality and performance.

Plastic Caps & Lids

UNION PLASTICA has developed molds for plastic caps and lids made of polypropylene or polyethylene, and is currently offering the following products:

  • Normal screw caps and lids, 20 to 89 millimetres in diameter, as well as 89 millimetre twist-off caps,
  • Snap-on caps with tamper evident seals,
  • Custom designed caps and lids.

Engineering Plastics

UNION PLASTICA is dedicated to the manufacture of specialized engineering products, such as:

  • Connecting rods for electrical isolator switches,
  • Gas and electricity meter boxes,
  • Shock absorber bushings,
  • Motorcycle parts, such as mud guards, chain guards, cowlings and side covers, among others,
  • Paper towel dispensers,
  • Custom products made of engineering plastics, such as: nylon (PA), polyacetal (POM), polycarbonate (PC), acrylic (PMMA), polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), and polyphenylene ether (PPO).

Exclusive Products

Working in close collaboration with its customers, UNION PLASTICA offers custom design products, with the support of modern technological infrastructure and highly qualified personnel in areas ranging from mold design and manufacture to the production of injected products:

• Toothbrush displays,
• Auditorium, theater, and cinema seats,
• Car flagpoles,
• Cremation urns,
• Instant coffee jar lids,
• Other products, according to clients’ requirements.

Innovative Design

UNION PLASTICA, employs an experienced team of engineers, experts in the design and development of plastic products and molds, who are constantly updating and upgrading all production activities, from the mold design to the delivery of finished products, and use CAD software such as Autocad and SolidWorks to design parts and molds according to clients’ requirements.

Union Plastica Ltda.

  • Cra 39 #12A 151, Valle del Cauca, Acopi Yumbo, Colombia
  • +57 2 664 4425
  • +57 2 664 7336
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