We are Penagos
Innovation, Trajectory, Globality and Reliability
We are a Colombian company that has traversed the countryside for more than 125 years, in order to gain the experience that is needed to manufacture durable machinery with the strength demanded by the work in the agricultural world. We are always seeking to solve the challenges of large and small farmers around the world with our technology.
More than 125 years of engineering
Milagros and Francisco Penagos arrived in America because of the Spanish Carlist exodus in 1878, a situation that demonstrated their great courage when facing the difficulties of a past time of conflict in their native Spain. Since then, and with all the existing generations of the Penagos family, courage has been an important characteristic for their sustainability, their businesses and their innovations, always from the vision of progress for themselves and their peers.
We founded the Penagos plant in Santander, Colombia.
We manufactured the first industrial sugar cane mill, "Vencedor".
We brought electricity to Santander.
The company was left in charge of Alfonso Penagos Mantilla, who gave it a new focus and sought new markets abroad.
The manufacture of agricultural machinery was consolidated with grass choppers, shredders, and maize and cereal shellers.
The first air flow coffee taster was developed and patented in the United States.
We engineered a hydroelectric plant almost 10 times higher in the generation capacity of Zaragoza and Chitota together.
The successful product portfolio allowed the company to conquer new international markets.
Penagos entered the world of wet coffee processing, patenting the development of the vertical pulper.
Traditional coffee processing systems are revolutionized with the UCBE eco-friendly machinery.
An important network of national and international distributors was developed.
We built the R + D + i area.
We engineered a vertical demucilager, which obtained its respective patent.
We created a company in Brazil to serve the market of the largest producer in the coffee sector.
We were recognized as a highly innovative company.
We expanded our coffee line portfolio through an alliance with Monte Alegre in Brazil and Quantik in Colombia.