We find in the different industries we serve a motivation to transform the strength and labor of a social and corporate engine.

We are experts in elastic polymers for more than 7 industries.

History

1950
1

Escobar y Martinez SA was founded

1960
2

Boxer, a glue brand, was launched

1965
3

Alphabet ball was launched

1967
4

First bearing pads made in Colombia by E&M (Bridge at Cra 68 with Calle 26)

1978
5

Creation of the brand Golty

1987
6

Partnership with Adidas for the manufacture of the Adidas Tango ball

1988
7

Beginning of exports to south America of Golty Balls

1990
8

Development and sale of compression joints made by E&M

1991
9

National Quality Award - Large Industry Category

1992
10

Creation of diferenciated glues for the industry under different brand names

1998
11

Certification of processes Incontec ISO 9001

1998
12

Golty was officialized as the Dimayor ball

1998
13

Creation of a business unit to sale glues, rubber sheets, caps and soles for the military industry

1999
14

Golty balls were awarded the “FIFA approved” certfication seal

2002
15

Development and sale of the first elastomeric bearing bands made by E&M

2005
16

Golty was officialized as the Colombian Futsal federation ball

2007
17

The largest vulcanizing press of its time in Colombia is installed at E&M.

2013
18

Development and sale of slide flon braces made by E&M

2016
19

Development and sale of the first anchor braces made by E&M

2017
20

The domestic manufacture of EVA in sheets begins

2018
21

Development and sale of the first elastomeric insulators made by E&M

2019
22

First company in the country to conduct quality and prototype tests on elastomeric insulators

2021
23

Development of EVA pellets as the only manufacturer in the country.

2022
24

First conveyor belt exported to the Dominican Republic

2022
25

The first flame retardant band is created and supplied to one of the largest mines in Colombia

2023
26

Transformation of E&M to Grupo Y holding

2023
27

Launch of the brand UEN: Poliway, Convey, Urby

2023
28

Inauguration of the first Pellet plant in Latin America

MISSION

Our company’s mission is to create value through innovative and high- quality solutions for various industries through the design, innovation, manufacturing and sales of specialized products and services.

The passion for continuous development and excellence drives us to create strategies that allow us to be leaders in every market we participate in, always building long-term relationships with our clients and contributing to the sustainable growth of the communities we serve.

VISION

Our strategic plan is designed for us to be a benchmark in the Latin American market by 2030, acknowledged for our ability to provide comprehensive solutions in elastic polymers that optimize processes and add value to various industries.

Through innovation, a commitment to quality, and the maximization of our resources, we aspire to be prominent leaders in our sectors, contributing to the development of infrastructure, industries, and recreation in Colombia and throughout the region.

MISSION

In our strategic plan we have envisaged that by 2030 we will become a benchmark in the Latin American market, recognized for our ability to offer integral solutions in elastic polymers to optimize processes and create value in various industries. Through innovation, commitment to quality and maximization of our resources, we aspire to become outstanding leaders in our sectors, contributing to the development of infrastructure, industry and recreation in Colombia and throughout the region.

VISION

In our holding company, we are dedicated to providing innovative and high-quality solutions in various industries, generating value through the design, manufacturing and marketing of specialized products and services. Our passion for constant development and excellence drives us to be leaders in each market in which we participate, always building long-term relationships with our clients and contributing to the sustainable growth of the communities we serve.

Where are we heading?

WE CAN DO IT TOGETHER

We know that the best way to achieve our company’s success is through the strength of our human capital, investing in the development and well-being of our talent.

Currently, we have a driven team that is committed to our vision.

OUR PEOPLE

Our greatest corporate asset is our human capital.

Over the years, our collaborators have led us to innovate in our products, develop our company and further the mission of the different business units

We are more than 350 minds, in line with the corporate objectives of Grupo Y.

WE CAN DO IT TOGETHER

We know that the best way to achieve our company’s success is through the strength of our human capital, investing in the development and well-being of our talent.

Currently, we have a driven team that is committed to our vision.

OUR PEOPLE

Our greatest corporate asset is our human capital.

Over the years, our collaborators have led us to innovate in our products, develop our company and further the mission of the different business units

We are more than 350 minds, in line with the corporate objectives of Grupo Y.

Values of Grupo Y

Quality

We strive to provide excellent products and services that meet the highest standards. We implement thorough quality controls at every stage of our process, from development to final delivery, to ensure our customers' satisfaction. We seek continuous improvement and innovation to ensure that our products and services exceed expectations and provide significant added value.

Innovation

To be permanently at the forefront of market trends, supporting our clients in the technological changes that arise, increasing the competitiveness of their products.

Excellence

Constant search for quality and continuous improvement in all areas of operation. Involves striving to exceed expectations and become a leader in terms of performance, products, services and processes.

Teamwork

We promote organizational structures that drive the development of integral solutions with high added value. We recognize the importance of collaborative work, fostering synergy among our teams to achieve optimal results.

Competitiveness

To permanently seek the development and optimization of products and processes, in order to provide our customers with advantages to set them apart in the market.

Ethics and Corporate Governance

The Code of Governance and its schedules provide the institutional framework and ethical behavior of the organization, under the parameters of transparency and integrity. The compendium of the rules and guidelines that guide the conduct and behavior of the different business units of “Grupo Y” and its allies. Likewise, they set the commitment to respect ethical principles with the community, shareholders, suppliers, customers and the national government.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is comprised of five members. One of the main activities is the decision making for the fulfillment of the strategic and corporate objectives and the follow-up of the implemented actions.

Thus, they permanently pursue the best interests of the company and its shareholders.

Management Team

The company is managed by the president and the business unit managers.

They are the ones who manage and lead the success of the Grupo Y’s brands, as well as the evolution of the different businesses, the evaluation of new projects and the follow-up on those in progress.

Ethical Line

Great families are built on great values

Learn more about Grupo Y’s code of ethics here.