The company that
was always part of
your everyday life
The company is founded
on the 14th of 1946,
in Gândara dos Olivais,
Francisco Clemente, with help of his friends Luis Gonçalves and Joaquim Ferreira Junior Abraúl (who became his partners). The company was considered the second largest production unit in the sector of processing and production of plastics articles.
The company implements
an expansion strategy.
The number of employees has increased with the expansion of the company and the launch of household goods, this allows the company the construction of new manufacturing and administrative facilities. Due to the disadvantages that some products produced in bakelite had, the management decides to introduce a new system of plastic processing by injection process.
A new production system is implemented
A new production system is implemented which allows the manufacture of pipes by the extrusion process. This technology that has worth the contract with the Telephone Company, for the supply of PVC pipes intented to replace the telephone conducts that until then were produced in terracotta bricks.
The company continues to grow.
with approximately of 40 machines for the processing of different types of plastic by the compression, injection and extrusion process. Three years later it starts making calendered film and plastic shoes..
It is a year of great importance.
1967 can be regarded as one of the most important years for the activity of the company, since Baquelite Liz starts the production of boxes and crates in High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE).
Investment in automation allows productivity to increase.
Baquelite Liz carries out necessary transformations, investing heavily in the specialization of their products. For that purpose there is an expansion of the factory area, leading the way for the investment in automation and acquisition of new equipment. Thanks to this reorganization, the company increases its productivity and decreases the lead times.
Jaime Clemente, founder's son, acquires the totality of the company's share capital.
The acquisition of the entire share capital of the company by Jaime Clemente, son of the founder, initiates a process of restructuring and strengthening of productivity capacity.
The increase of the manufacturing area.
The increase of the manufacturing area to approximately 40.000m2, allows the acquisition of two lines of Polyethylene with fully automatic winding. This was a unique system in the Iberia at that time.
APCER ISO 9001 Certification.
The company is transformed into a joint-stock corporation, as a reflection of its fast growth.
Modernization of the flexible section with the acquisition of a granulation machine and a grinding mill allows Baquelite Liz to collect and recycle, helping this way in the renewal of some of the items purchased by customers.
Baquelite Liz introduces the 2000 series containers
Paying attention to the needs of its customers, Baquelite Liz introduces the range of containers Series 2000 (stackable and dockable), seeking this way to broaden its geographical area of activity and offering complete solutions and improvements in the process of delivery of the material.
2006 | 08
Certificates of conformity PE80 and PE100 Polyethylene pipe for water distribution through the company SGS.
Development of a specific acrylic pipe for the production of microalgae.
Improving the storage warehouse by using the picking system.
Development of a box with tamper-proof cover.
Development of a box with tamper-proof cover, thus enabling his clients greater safety in the transportation of its products.
Improvement of infrastructures.
Implementation of the Qualification and Innovation Project PORTUGAL2020.
Purchase of a new injection machine and a new line for PVC extrusion.
Purchase of a new injection moulding machine and a new line for PVC extrusion, thus allowing not only increased production capacity but also new products. Alongside this investment, Baquelite Liz presented two new box models to meet market needs.
Improvement in the recording process.
Improvement in the recording process with the acquisition of new machines, thus increasing its capacity and quality.
Enlargement of the Liz Bakelite area.
Expansion of the area of Baquelite Liz with the acquisition of 5000 m2.