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History

ENABOLCO, is a company of the Diez de Medina family group, which starts with the initiative of the Lic. Luis Federico Diez de Medina Ballivián, who ventured into the field of metal constructions and manufacture of steel profiles with an Industrial plant in Quillacollo, where later his son the Eng. Luis Federico Diez de Medina Fernandez de Cordova, founded on June 23, 1982 the company ENABOLCO.

The company's history is closely tied to its founder and current General Manager, that along with his five children: Luis Federico, Marcelo, Juan Pablo, María de el Rosario and Juan Jose make up the family society of ENABOLCO.

The founder Federico had much interest from his 13 years in engines and machines, thanks to the opportunity that offer’s him the San Agustin School in his technical training, in its automotive and industrial mechanic workshops, where in addition to its curriculum, he voluntarily occupied his free time in workshops, enable him at his 15 years in disassembling and assembling engines, as the engine of the truck Lincoln 12 online, which had it at the practices of engines, age in which he but his first motorcycle with savings accumulated from his 11 years as mechanical typer, assistant and money collector for the Ferreteria Boliviana (Bolivian Hardware Store in English). He obteined his University degree as a mechanical engineer in the Federico Santa Maria University of Chile and took his postgraduate diploma in Computer Aided Engineering - Hogeschool van Utrecht (Netherlands) and Universidad Mayor de San Simón.

After completing the installation of the factory of cement COBOCE, the year 1972 began his first own personal business at the Hardrware sheds of his father, where he invests USD 5,000 in his first machines, equipment and tools (welders, grinders, drills, saws, etc.). Place where he began manufacturing shields for windows, railings, fences and gates, with a 12 Ton/year production, then designed and manufactured lifts for ENDE, used to cross the hills and obtain technical information for their hydrological instruments, in addition tanks, and other metal structures.

Federico in parallel to these developments, was President of the Development Corporación of Cochabamba (CORDECO), City Councilman and President of the Construction and Industry Chambers, Director and Treasurer of SOS Children's villages, Director of ENDE and ELFEC, Professor and Director of the UMSS and the Technological Institute, he participated as partner and Manager in the CAI Builders (Construction, Architecture, Engineering) and ALFA, where he executed civil cosntruction works, urbanizations and buildings as Los Ceibos, El Prodesional, Los Alamos and others.

The company within the Corporate Social Responsibility, has taken part in charity projects, such as the fabrication of 1.000 rural homes at cost for the victims of the Totora, Mizque and Aiquile earthquake, successful program thanks to the mode of self help with peasant communities, concluded in a record time of nine months.

ENABOLCO execute all the electric installations for the 1st International Fair in Cochabamba (FEICOBOL), by donating 50% of the cost in favor of them.

The company copperate in the construction of LA CIUDAD DEL NIÑO ( CHILD’S CITY in English) with the fabrication of cement blocks for walls.

We also fabricate one Cruz over 20 meters that was donated to the Church to give the welcome to the Pope John Paul II.

ENABOLCO developed technology to design, calculate and manufacture steel towers, both for power transmission, substations and also communication, TV channels and cellular phone. 28 years ago design and built towers of 70 meters for RTP for Compadre Palenque located in El Alto of La Paz.

In the year 2000 to ensure the quality of zinc coating of the towers that manufactured, ENABOLCO installed a modern hot galvanizing and electrolytic, what allowed to become the most important supplier of towers in the Country.

In the year 2005 a new plant is installed in the Parque Industrial of Santa Cruz de Sierra, with the same features and capabilities to its plant in Cochabamba, to meet the growing demand for metal constructions.

The development of ENABOLCO from its Constitution was held and growing, started production with the manufacturing of 80 tons per year and after 31 years was able to manufacture 2,420 tons per year 2013. For the year 2014, it has projected to increase its production by 15% at 2.780 Ton per year. Because of its quality, competitive prices and compliance with time terms, customers demand continued growing steadily, in attention to it in the year 2012 decides to implement 2 new industrial plants, to double its production, one in Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Guapilo - Cotoca) to meet the demand of the East and the other in the Industrial Park of Santibáñez in Cochabamba to meet the demand of the West, which have entered production from the year 2013. In January of 2014, the Company has acquired 15,000 m2 in the Latin American Industrial Park of Warnes in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, where plans to install its fifth industrial plant.

ENABOLCO associated with the Chambers of industry, construction and CAINCO. Currently the company is mainly specialized in the construction of metal structures, also provides services of galvanized, cutting, Break Pressing and Round turning of steel, as well as the manufacture of all kinds of custom steel beams and profiles.

The company invested in automated manufacturing equipment for towers and metal structures.

Since 1982 it has been developing its own technology and Know How for engineering projects with advanced software using the most high and modern technology, with new machinery and automated equipment, implementing quality control systems with highly qualified personnel, enabling it to offer the best choice of quality, DELIVERY TIMES AND PRICES.

Its strength is the heavy mechanics, with the construction of industrial plants and mining, as well as ENABOLCO became the National Company with more towers in the country.

ENABOLCO prioritizes Social Responsibility projects having achieved certification of CAF / FUNDES, as well as the implementation of the Integrated Management System (ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environment and OHSAS 18001 Safety and Occupational Health) certificated by TÜV Rheinland.

In December of 2013, the Company obtained seal of gold to the excellence BOLIVIA 2013 AWARD in the category of medium-sized and large companies, awarded by the Productive Development Ministry and the National Industries Chamber, with the sponsorship of CAF – Latin American Bank of Development and the Real Embasy of Denmark.

The achievements have surpassed the expectations of employees and partners. ENABOLCO is located between the most important companies of metal constructions, manufacture of profiles, steel beams and galvanized of Bolivia. Is generator of direct and indirect employment in the whole country. Partners, executives, professionals, technicians and workers are proud of having achieved their goals, not only of technical and economic development, such as the company as the staff, but also the contribution with the social development of the country. This is why ENABOLCO continues to innovate and grow with the participation of its young staff that provides energy and new ideas, as well as his senior staff that provides great experience.

Supporting the technological, social and econimic development

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Santa Cruz: Industrial Park PI - 34 Phone (3)3646045
Cochabamba: Blanco Galindo Ave. Km 11,5 Phone (4)4260744