Caucho Ruiz-Alejos was founded in 1975, although it adopted its current trade name three years later. It was founded by José Mª Ruiz-Alejos, and the current manager is his son, Ismael Ruiz-Alejos.
They specialise in the design, manufacture and marketing of footwear soles made in rubber,thermoplastic rubber (TR), polyurethane (PU), rubber/PU, and raw rubber. All of our production is focused on the footwear industry. The production is divided into footwear soles, 90%, and raw rubber, 10%.
In 1992 they were awarded the Premio a la Exportación award by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of La Rioja. In 2000 we received the Premio Mercurio award for companies in the Marketing Club.
The team has in the past comprised around 120 people, and currently employs around 60, who work using the latest technology on our 10,000 m2 premises.
The working system is continually being improved, proved by the achievement of the ISO 9001 certificate in 1997, consolidating their position in the market as a leading Company in terms of quality and service.
In February 2004 they were certified according to ISO 14001.
An area of special importance to Cauchos Ruiz Alejos is the service to the foreign customers, and the national customers are not forgotten either. To this end they have developed a continuous Training Plan, which any member of the workforce can access.