About Us

64years on the market

1200employees

5production plants

26patents

Our company was set up in 1953 and is engaged to the manufacturing and commercialization of explosives, blasting accessories and agents for mining, civil construction and oil and gas exploration.

Mission


Provide explosives, blasting accessories and safe, reliable and innovative services according to the current regulations to satisfy the needs of our customers


Vision


Be the leader company in our industry.

History

1953

FAMESA was founded as Fabrica de Mechas S.A. and started manufacturing safety fuses.

1962

FAMESA created its own safety fuse stranding machine design and increased production.

1964

As part of its expansion process, FAMESA purchased 100 ha of land in the district of Puente Piedra.

1968

FAMESA patented its own safety fuse stranding machine design in the United States.

1969

FAMESA moved its production plants and administrative offices to the district of Puente.

1973

FAMESA started production of the Booster HDP ® primer for surface operations and civil works.

1975

FAMESA started manufacturing its line of accessories and explosives for seismic prospecting: seismic electric detonators and directed charges.

1975-1978

FAMESA added to its blasting accessories line with the production of quick fuses, connectors and electric delay detonators.

1978

FAMESA developed the nonelectric, antistatic, micro delay detonator for underground mining and civil works, launching its FANEL® product into the market.

1978 - 1980

According to its expansion plan, FAMESA purchased 1,200 ha of land in the district of Chancay to manufacture its line of high explosives.

1990

FAMESA started production of prepared SUPERFAM® ANFO for mining operations and civil works.

1992-1996

FAMESA developed and started production of cartridge emulsions, launching the EMULNOR® product, and preparation of bulk emulsions.

1997

FAMESA imported the first Ammonium Nitrate from South Africa through an exclusive representation agreement for Peru with SMX® - Sasol Mining Explosives.

1998

FAMESA decided to start its internationalization process and began operations at its plant in Iquique (Chile) with the production of Emulsion Matrix and ANFO and assembly of FANEL®.

1998-1999

FAMESA opened its Emulsion Matrix production plant in Salaverry (Trujillo) to supply open pit mines in the northern region of Peru.

2003

FAMESA obtained ISO 9001:2000 certification for its production and sales processes in all its locations, including the blasting service.

2004-2007

FAMESA developed and assembled its first factory truck to prepare ANFO and HANFO in open pit operations, and started to provide the Comprehensive Blasting Service for surface operations.

2008

As part of its ongoing innovation process, FAMESA developed its SAN-G® gasifiable emulsion for open pit operations.

2009-2010

FAMESA obtained BASC certification for its logistics chain processes for its Puente Piedra and Chancay locations.
FAMESA opened its emulsion matrix, ANFO and cartridge emulsions production plant in La Joya (Arequipa).

2012

Looking for a strategic location to supply explosives to different mining operation, FAMESA moved its production plant from Iquique to La Serena (Chile).

2014

FAMESA added the African market to its export portfolio with Zimbabwe, Zambia, Republic of Congo and Tanzania, achieving success in operations and good performance of its products.

2015

FAMESA expanded its Bulk Emulsion production capacity at its Chancay plant in order to supply surface and underground mining clients.

Policy

Our policy is to offer innovative solutions to our customers and be present in all stages of production, commercialization, distribution of explosives and technical advice to provide a comprehensive, safe and efficient service.

We have a professional team made up of researches, engineers and technicians, who work continuously for this purpose, taking into account the premise of value and respect for the land and population

Locations

Famesa has a network of strategically located sales offices and powder houses, which enable safe and timely supply for users

1200

employees

5

production plants

4

strategic subsidiaries
in Latin America

5

continents served

LIMA

Av. Circunvalación del Club Golf Los Incas N° 206 - 208
Torre III, 4to piso, Santiago de Surco
Lima - Perú
Telf. +51 (1) 6139800
famesa@famesa.com.pe

TRUJILLO

Calle Colombia N° 173 - Urb. El Recreo
Trujillo – La Libertad
Telf. +51 (044)242676
famesat@famesa.com.pe

AREQUIPA

Av. Bolognesi 118-A Quinta Sta. Luisa - Yanahuara
Arequipa – Perú
Telf. +51 (054)273527- 273303
famesaqp@famesa.com.pe

HUARAZ

Jr. Federico Sal Rosas 544 Bario Belén- Huaraz
Ancash-Perú
Telf. + 51 (043) -220759 famesahuaraza@famesa.com.pe

LA PAZ

Av. 20 de Octubre N° 2665
Edificio Torre Azul, 4to. Piso
Zona Sopocachi, La Paz - Bolivia
Telf. +591 (2) 2434561
+591 (2) 2432630
jcjimenez@carmarltda.com ventas@carmarltda.com

POTOSÍ

Calle Coro Coro Nº10 - Zona Kantumarca
Telf. +591 (2) 6244330 - 6221100
Cel. 71820507 - 67590638

ORURO

Av. Rio Negro Nº 2 esq. Calle "B"
(A 3 cuadras del Mercado Abaroa y 3 cuadras Av. Circunvalación.)
Cel. 71843442

TUPIZA

Zona de Chajrahuasi, Av. José Luis San Juan García
(Entre calles Tarapaca y Huáscar s/n.)
Telf. +591 (2) 6945353
Cel. 71821281

SANTIAGO

Burgos Nr. 176, piso 4 - Las Conde.
Santiago- Chile.
Telf. +56 (2) 22075581
oficina.santiago@famesa.cl

ANTOFAGASTA

Santiago Humberstone Nr. 259
Telf. +56 (55) 2762071
oficina.antofagasta@famesa.cl

COPIAPÓ

Copayapu Nr. 1698
Telf. +56 (52) 2233455
oficina.copiapo@famesa.cl

OVALLE

Tocopilla Nr. 530
Telf. +56 (53)2638351
oficina.ovalle@famesa.cl

ILLAPEL

Pje. Tulahuen Nr. 251, Villa Rucalhue
Telf. +56 (53) 2521769
oficina.illapel@famesa.cl

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Certifications

FAMESA’s products and services have the best quality standards since it has received the “ISO 9001:2008 QUALITY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION”

FAMESA has also received the “BASC certification - BUSINESS ALLIANCE FOR SECURE COMMERCE".