Industrial Pole plant will assemble production line in Compaj

Inmates work seven to eight hours a day, entitled to minimum wage.
03/09/2015 17h26 - Updated 5/09/2015 10h45
Photo: Erica Melo / SEAP

The Government of Amazonas, through the State Department of Penitentiary Administration (SEAP), signed on Thursday (3) a Term of Technical Cooperation with companies Label Press and Label Packing for the installation of a production line within the closed system of the Penitentiary Anísio Jobim (Compaj). Initially, 20 detainees were selected for the project “Producing for freedom” that will give them a chance to meet six to eight hours of work per day to pay a minimum wage.

The Umanizzare Prison management is the process of intervening, being responsible for supporting the installation procedure, adequacy of space, Selection of internal, among other functions. Until November, the company's production line of flexible packaging and graphic products, It has carried out all the training and installation process in a closed system.

According to the secretary, Louismar Bonates, the goal is that the initiative of the company owners call the attention of other entrepreneurs. "Today, within the system, the one that offers job is Umanizzare because it acts in the administration of prisons. Our goal is that more companies are interested in the labor of the prison population to insert this population in the labor market ", He stressed.

"We were happy to be celebrating this agreement because we know the difficulties these people face when they leave. We know that work is a key factor for the recovery of you ", said the legal representative of the company, Carlos Guarnieri to the first 20 employees who will work in production and were present at the event. The group's investment estimate exceeds R $ 1 million between material consumption, machines, capacity, labor and transport equipment.

The judge Sabino Marques, Chairman of the Standing Group of Monitoring and Supervision of the Penitentiary System of the Amazon Court (TJAM) also attended the meeting. He visited the unit to inform prisoners about the National Program for Access to Technical Education and Employment (Pronatec). "Everyone here knows that you need a chance and the company will take this chance. We hope to give too sure ", he explained.

by the term, the project has a duration of five years from the signing, that is, the company must keep the production line at the prison unit to 2019. The expectation is that by the end of October the production line is mounted.

Product – Founded in 1999, Press the Label was founded to meet the needs and expectations of the Amazonian market in the self-adhesive label industry. With the mission to produce labels and high quality print at a competitive cost and at the same time meet the needs and expectations of a demanding market, Press the Label has a modern industrial park site. The Label Packing operates in the production of plastic products in general.

The Label Press and Label Packing Industry and Amazon Packaging, added the LETS (Label Evolution) Label form Group.

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