Viposa

The Company


Learn about our history and understand where does the passion for what we do came from

The company VIPOSA S/A is founded
On August 25, 1954 started the tannery activities in the city of Caçador - SC. Later the company became Viposa S/A.
1954
THE NAME CURTUME VIPOSA S/A INDÚSTRIA E COMÉRCIO BECOMES OFFICIAL
The Company is no longer a Private Limited Company by quotas and became a Business Corporation.                                                                                                                                                        
1974
THE NAME CURTUME VIPOSA S/A INDÚSTRIA E COMÉRCIO BECOMES OFFICIAL
FACTORY’S UPPERS AND SHOES FOUNDATION
The company passed in this period by a production up righting, generating a greater value added in the products, building a Footwear and Uppers Factory for shoes.
1980
FACTORY’S UPPERS AND SHOES FOUNDATION
Exportation to Germany, Denmark, USA and Canada
With new exportation challenges, the Company improves its quality patters to be recognized in the World Market.
1980
Exportation to Germany, Denmark, USA and Canada
New Plant at the Caçador unit
Noticing the demand’s for leather goods, shoes and uppers for shoes, the industrial park modernizing process started.
1998
New Plant at the Caçador unit
THE ACHIVEMENT OF THE FIRST ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION
In 1998 Viposa was certified by the patterns ISO 9001, today still keeps the certification and quality patters and the process is always in development. Nowadays the Company is certified in patterns ISO 9001:2008 e it’s already with forecast to update the patters to ISO 9001:2015.
1998
THE ACHIVEMENT OF THE FIRST ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION
PURCHASE OF THE FIRST INJECTION MACHINE
In this year, the Footwear Factory purchased better technologies of production, with the intention of modernizing its process and creates a better quality product and with a better finishing, among them, it’s the purchase of the direct injection of outsoles of Germany manufacturing.
1999
PURCHASE OF THE FIRST INJECTION MACHINE
VIPOSA’S LABORATORY
Over the years, Viposa was structuring its laboratories to meet many international leather patters, footwear and uppers. In one determined moment, Viposa also realized a market opportunity, investing in equipment to meet the automotive line. In the year of 2001, the laboratory conquered its own exclusive place, with an air-conditioned room to ensure the delivery of high standard of technical development, today Viposa has one of the most complete laboratories for this issue.
2001
VIPOSA’S LABORATORY
OPENING OF UNIT IN VÁRZEA GRANDE/MT
With a solid supply of raw material, the region is reference in Brazil in leather area. The unit is focused in production of Wet Blue with the technology and latest generation equipment investment, besides having its own structure improved to meet the environmental requests of the operation. It’s the success reflection of a group that works for more than 60 years in the market.
2001
OPENING OF UNIT IN VÁRZEA GRANDE/MT
THE ACHIVEMENT OF ISO TS 16.949
In the year of 2004, Viposa achieved its first certification for the automotive market suppling.
2004
THE ACHIVEMENT OF ISO TS 16.949
VIPOSA’S NURSERY FOUNDED
Peace for the employees that have little children, today VIPOSA has three nurseries to serve the kids. 
2006
VIPOSA’S NURSERY FOUNDED
Opening of Unit in Nova Andradina/ MS
Strategic region for the acquisition of raw materials and distribution of Wet Blue leather, the unit provides even more efficiency in logistics. A completely new plant will open in 2016.
2011
Opening of Unit in Nova Andradina/ MS
THE VIPOSA’S SCHOOL OF SOCCER IS FOUNDED
With the purpose of promoting the sport between the entire region’s society, Viposa created an open incentive program to sport, that serves either the employee’s children or the other children that wish practice this sport.
2013
THE VIPOSA’S SCHOOL OF SOCCER IS FOUNDED
COMFORT STAMPS
VIPOSA became a IBTEC’s partner – The Brazilian Institute of Technology of Leather in the biomechanical reports for shoes, thus, it starts to offer the market products with the ergonomic comfort certification. This action was inside the organization focus in suppling comfort, performance, health and security for the customer’s feet and their shoes.
2013
COMFORT STAMPS
TANNERY STRUCUTURE MODERNIZING OF CAÇADOR
Italian and German state of the art machines is purchased to give more productivity and a contemporary air of technology in the plant of the organization.
2014
TANNERY STRUCUTURE MODERNIZING OF CAÇADOR
GOLD LWG CERTIFICATION (LEATHER WORKING GROUP)
It was granted to Várzea Grande/MT unit, the certification LWG that ensures the productions quality and traceability of Wet Blue Leather.
2015
GOLD LWG CERTIFICATION (LEATHER WORKING GROUP)
THE PURCHASE OF A NEW INJECTION MACHINE OF OUTSOLES SHOES
In this moment it’s felt the needing of expanding the productivity capacity of ready shoes and thus the Company purchase one more machine of injection directly of outsoles shoes with a better technology in the Market.
2015
THE PURCHASE OF A NEW INJECTION MACHINE OF OUTSOLES SHOES
TOP FIVE AWARD SUPPLIERS INDICATED BY THE INDUSTRY
VIPOSA’S Company won from the Ney Guide the award as more remembered supplier brand in the category  “Safety Footwear”.
2015
TOP FIVE AWARD SUPPLIERS INDICATED BY THE INDUSTRY
CORPORATE NAME CHANGING TO VIPOSA S/A

The Company, due to maturity of many business units (Wet Blue Leather, Finished and Crust Leathers, Automotive cutting and Safety Footwear) starts to use the Corporate Name “VIPOSA S/A”.

2015
CORPORATE NAME CHANGING TO VIPOSA S/A
E-COMMERCE
The Safety Footwear unit starts a digital market, with the intention of facilitating the access to our products to private individual, with delivery to the entire national territory.
2016
E-COMMERCE