Since its beginning in 1926, Grupo Zapata has positioned itself among thestrongest manufacturer groups in Mexico, specializing in the packagingindustry. The manufacture of a wide variety of containers and closingcomponents in aluminum, steel and plastics has placed Grupo Zapata as top ofthe line in productivity, excellence and leadership.We supply our containers to the beer, juice, food, paints, lubricants,pharmaceutical, wine and many other industries. OUR MISSION:“ WE PROVIDE CONTAINER AND PACKAGING SOLUTIONS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH OF OUR CUSTOMERS”
Grupo Zapata has more than 80 years of leadership and prestige in the manufacture of containers and closures used as an indispensable input for the most diverse productive industries of massive consumption products of the most prestigious brands. Our Group has state of the art technology in designs, manufacturing processes, machinery and equipment for the production of containers that meet our customer’s needs and expectations.• We provide measurable value and up-to-date technology.• We provide expert packaging and production consultation.• We focus our products in order to reduce your costs.• We have extensive market knowledge in numerousindustries.
OUR PRODUCTOSMETAL CONTAINERS• Sanitary Cans• Aerosol Cans• Full Open Ends• 5 Gallon Square Tin Plate Cans• Decorated Tins• Flip Top Containers• Metal Containers• Paint Containers (Metal)• Steel Pails• Oblong (“F” Style tin plate)• Sq. Paint Can (Tapered)PLASTIC CONTAINERS• Thin Wall Containers
PRODUCTION FACILITIESThrough its 13 production facilities and distribution centers locatedstrategically in Mexico, Central America and Spain, Grupo Zapatacomplies with its objective of becoming the first business group of itstype in Mexico, besides being close to customers through importantcommunication infrastructure that provide a timely delivery of theproducts.The Group’s philosophy is to maintain direct and permanentcommunication with our customers to respond and meet their qualityexpectations.
US EXPORT PRODUCTION FACILITIES IMESALocated outside of Mexico City, 30 minutes north, on the main highwayto Queretaro, has two facilities in its complex, IMESA 1 process all thesteel and tin plate for all the Grupo Zapata’s plants, including cuttingand printing process, we also have our steel pail production line whichruns tight head and open top pails from 3 gallons up to 6 gallonscapacity in several different UN rates.IMESA 2 is located at the same complex mentioned above, just acrossthe street. In this specific plant we manufacture several products suchasSanitary food cansPaint CansLubricant and additives cansSanitary endsFull open ends (603)We also process all the sanitary cans lids for all the Grupo Zapata’splants.
US EXPORT PRODUCTION FACILITIES ZAPATA HERMANOSLocated in Mexico City, and the oldest plant of Grupo Zapata, they arefocused to manufactureAerosol CansClosuresDecorated TinPromotionalSquare Cans EGBCOur plant located on the west coast, one and half hours from the border,giving service to California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, NewMexico and Arizona market, manufacturing products for the industrialand food marketSanitary food cansPaint CansF Style tin can (1gallon)
US EXPORT PRODUCTION FACILITIES ETAJust Five minutes from Brownsville’s border in Matamoros,Tamaulipas,our plant gives service to different markets mainly in Texas, Oklahoma,Louisiana and up to New Jersey with a variety of products likeSanitary Food CansPaint Can5 gallon Square canAnd soon, Aerosol Cans (211’s SW)
INNOVATIONS Hexachrome System & CTP. − Grupo Zapata has acquired a new 6 colors printing press for metal sheets, which is capable to run up to 9,000 sheets per hour. This press incorporates the latest metal decoration and printing technology increasing the color gamut to over 95% by adding green and orange to the CYMK process, and also the use of stochastic screening. − A CTP equipment to support the operation of this line is already installed at the same plant. − High Speed Coater.
INNOVATIONS Paint Square Can − Grupo Zapata within its product lines handles square tins for paint products, these tins help to have one better image in shelf, since the flat surface and tapered sides, allows to improve the visual impact, in addition to a great differentiation versus the packages for paint in the market.
INNOVATIONS Screw caps For Wine − This closure system is a trend that is currently imposed worldwide, is a rotary locking security seal, which consists of an aluminum alloy with round threads and a spongy lining of multiple layers. The compression of the coating on the glass allows for neutral and hermetic sealing.
TECHNICAL SERVICEGrupo Zapata offers performance audits for its products from the reception throughthe final product, and designs a work program together with customers to assureimprovements.• Assistance in line conversion• Technical assistance up to the end user of our products• Production-line efficiency and evaluation• Waste evaluation in order to make adjustments and increase productivity• Customer visits to our facilities to learn about our manufacturing processes• Training and support held in client’s facilities• Equipment maintenance• Periodic technical and mechanical evaluations to manufacturing equipment• Adjustments, advice, and preventive and corrective maintenance support for thecorrect use of our products• Counseling in selection of equipment and machinery• Support and counsel in problem solution of filling line equipment and systems
ADDITIONAL SERVICES Through its subsidiary TALLERES EXACTA, S.A. DE C.V. ( TESA), Grupo Zapata is able to provide services such as machinery and equipment fabrication, repairs, adaptations etc. , special tools, and spare parts.We provide the industry with: Some of our most relevant machinery is:• Injection molds in cold and hot tapping • Acroloc numerical control machining centers• Cutting, inlay, and progressive dies • Mazak numerical control machining centers• Automatic and semi-automatic palletizers • Maho numerical control machining centers• Depalletizers • Hitachi numerical control lathes• Wrapping devices with turntable • Penetration electro-eroders• Seamer chucks and rolls • Precision point welders• Bottle lifters • Flat and cylindrical coordinate grinders• Chain transporters • Conventional milling machines and lathes• Strapping devices with automatic and • Coordinate measuring machinesmanual transporters• Complete metal-cap lines (feeders, dies,sealers, inspection bands, etc.)
QUALITY AND ENVIRONMENT As part of its policy to protect the environment, Grupo Zapatas plants are able to use recycled material in their production processes and are equipped with water treatment systems which reduce consumption of water and energy to a minimum. The Group also has invested heavily in reducing emissions into the atmosphere. We would like our end products are in harmony with the environmentOur facilities are certified on ISO9000 to assure comply with the most severestandards in administrative and quality assurance processes. All of our activitiesare customer-satisfaction oriented. This is why every department is focused oncontinuous improvements in all areas of the process.