Last Update September 4, 2018


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PLACA S.A., is a Colombian company situated in Bogotá that deals with the manufacture and marketing of plastic containers. The company forms an integral part of the group CHAID Neme Hermanos S.A., an investment company consisting of three divisions: industrial, commercial and construction.

PLACA S.A. was founded in 1988 and is a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage and other consumer products such as lubricants, automotive additives, cosmetics, toiletries, food and pharmaceutical products. The company is able to produce containers ranging from 60 ml to 20 liters, as well as caps, lids, dispensers and other products.

PLACA S.A. has been certified under ISO 9001:2008 quality certification and already exports its products to several countries such as Venezuela, Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica. The company has also national and international alliances, which allows it to open to new markets.


PLACA S.A. is dedicated to the production and marketing of plastic containers, as well as rubber and plastic parts for the automotive sector. The company has created national and international partnerships that have enabled it to position itself as a leader in this sector.


PLACA S.A.’s vision is to provide innovative solutions for the automotive sector, creating value for customers, shareholders and employees through innovative designs, effective processes and a highly committed workforce and promoting social responsibility at the same time.

PLACA S.A.’s quality objectives are:

  • To generate an attractive return on investment.
  • To increase customer satisfaction related to products and services.
  • To increase operational efficiency.
  • To raise awareness of social responsibility.


  • Quality,
  • Honesty,
  • Respect,
  • Loyalty,
  • Commitment,
  • Responsibility.



Contact info #1

Enrique Serrato
+57 1 368 1191
General Manager
+57 1 368 1174
Carrera 43 No. 14 - 79, Bogota D.C., Colombia

Design Services

PLACA S.A. provides design services for the generation of physical and visual models as well as for mold making, using software such as PRO-Engineering, Autocad, Corel Draw, Rhinoceros, Flamingo and Bongo.

Additionally, the company has an industrial workshop for mold adjustment and maintenance as well as tool manufacturing, equipped with CAD-CAM and CNC software.

Injection Process Services

The process uses resins such as PP, HDPE, PS, SAN and engineering resins such as ABS and Nylon, for the special manufacture of automotive wheel covers and other automotive parts, which can be reinforced with mineral or fiberglass in order to improve their mechanical properties. PLACA S.A. is equipped with injection molding machines of a manufacturing capacity of up to 326 grams and a clamping force of up to 130 tons.

PET Blowing Process Services

PET blowing process is used to design and manufacture PET containers in different forms, shapes and sizes according to the customer's needs. PLACA S.A.’s machinery is capable of manufacturing containers ranging from 150 ml to 5 liters.

Silkscreen Printing Services

Silkscreen printing is a process that uses direct ink transfer with the help of latest graphic designing methods in order to print the container surface with one or more colors and give the final touch to the product. PLACA S.A. uses UV printing machines and Pantone colors, in order to ensure the mechanical and chemical resistance of prints and color uniformity.

Labeling and other services

  • Labeling: In order to provide better client services, PLACA S.A. offers product identification labeling on the packages according to the customer needs.
  • Tampography: The company can also provide pad printing services, where the desired image is etched into a metal plate.
  • Hot stamping: PLACA S.A. also offers hot stamping services, a dry printing method in which a heated die and foil are used to apply graphics to a surface.

Product Packaging

PLACA S.A. can manufacture packaging for agro-industrial, food, cosmetic, grooming, lubricant, promotional, pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical rubber products, as well as products for the automotive sector.

Mold & Tool Manufacture

PLACA S.A. is equipped with an industrial workshop for mold as well as tool manufacture and maintenance.

Qualified Personnel

PLACA S.A. benefits from the many advantages of having a skilled workforce in terms of product development and work efficiency. The personnel in administrative and management areas such as production, maintenance and quality control are highly trained, meeting the requirements of the industry at all times.

Advanced Technology

PLACA S.A. is also equipped with prototyping, pilot and scale testing software such as CAD/CAM and other computer programs such as PRO-Engineering, Corel Draw, Rhinoceros, Flamingo and Bongo as well as CNC machinery.

Customer Feedback

Customer comments and suggestions given to a company are an important resource for improving and addressing the needs and wants of the customer. For that reason, PLACA S.A. provides customer feedback by receiving customer complaints and suggestions and taking preventive and corrective actions. The staff can also suggest ideas for new products that respond to the customer needs.


  • Carrera 43 No. 14 79, Bogota, Colombia
  • +57 1 368 1191, +57 1 368 1178
  • +57 1 368 1174
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