36.jpgBusiness Parks: Polo Spartaco

Since the inception of the EoC in 1991, Chiara Lubich had imagined the birth of businesses in the vicinity of the small towns of the Focolare Movement. Such businesses would be polo-spartaco.jpg housed by Business Parks that would stand as proof to the Economy of Communion and would serve as points of reference for all the businesses who would be adhering to the EoC in that specific territory.

Named after Spartaco Lucarini the Spartaco Business Park was the first to be constructed in the succeeding years. It was established in the vicinity of the Mariapoli Araceli, now known as Ginetta, in Cotia (SP).

A group of experts started Espri S.A.  a stock corporation (with about 4000 stockholders at present) which took care of acquiring the land and of constructing the buildings for the businesses which had decided to establish themselves at the Business Park. Since then the company manages the Business Park. They rent out the spaces to the businesses and provide them a host of services as well.

The Association of employees of businesses of Spartaco Business Park was formed with the aim of improving the quality of life of its members, presently numbering to about a hundred. The Association offers medical and dentistry services, microcredit, sports, cultural and other activities.

This video gives a summary of the Spartaco Business Park’s history from its beginning until today (May 2011).

Photos of the businesses and the people who work in the Business Park can instead be found in this slideshow:






Businesses within the Business Park



Servizi alle imprese

Contact: Marina Pereira Constâncio
Tel: + 55 11-4611-0799  - fax: 11-4611-3209

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web: www.espri.com.br


KNE Plásticos Ind. e Com. Ltda - ROTOGINE.

(production and tradeof plastic items)

François Neveux

Contact: Odilon Junior
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web: www.kneplast.com.br
Tel.: +54 11-46113188 – fax: +54 11-4611-2167 

In 1995 François Neveux, French businessman, had come to visit the upcoming Spartaco Pole in order to offer to local businessmen a technology that he had developed for the manufacturing of big plastic items.



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UNIBEN Fomento Mercantil Ltda

Contacto: M.Conceição Francischinelli (Mariella)
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Tel.: +54 11-4611-2399  fax: +54 11-4242-1842

Uniben was born in 1998 in the Spartaco pole thanks to some businessmen who were looking for a way to help incoming or developing small startups connected to the project. At the moment three people work there. Uniben is a factoring company. It provides services in the financial sector, a very risky domain because of the very frequent insolvencies. Since money is essential for companies to thrive, Uniben's dusk task consists of putting money at their service.

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Contact: Gabriel Tortelli
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web: www.prodietnutricao.com.br/
Tel: +54 11-4611-2540



ECO-AR Produtos de Limpeza Ltda.

Contacto: Elizabeth C.Ribeiro Lima
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web: www.ecoarprodutosdelimpeza.com.br
Tel./fax: +54 11-4611-0771

It was born in1995 from seven partners to meet the challenge of  EoC. At the beginning in a 40m2 facility, a thousand litres a month of detergents were produced, to be sold door to door or to small. A year later Eco-ar moved into the Pole, succeeding little by little in conquering a share in a market that, until then, was controlled by multinational companies.  

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industria imballaggi plastici

Contact: Benedito Lima Junior
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web: www.avnembalagens.com.br
Tel./fax: + 55 11-4611-3366

AVN  has been working in the Pole for almost 3 years in a 70012 m2 modern hangar, with 20 employees, producing 400.000 plastic containers for chemical products and detergents a month.

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