FONCEPI

About Us

FONCEPI – Comercial Exportadora Ltda, is one of the companies owned by the RF Group, an industrial and service conglomerate dealing with semi-manufactured products, Honda’s motorcycle dealer and services. The Group is in the Carnauba wax market since 1922, when it began to export “crude wax”. Actually the RF Group is the active in different sectors of the economy of many states of Brazil. Its headquarters are located in Fortaleza, capital of Ceará. Our industrial plants uses modern technology, rigorous quality control and the most advanced industrial data processing systems, to ensure its presence in the market with high quality products.

The data processing (network on-line information system) with state-of-the-art equipment and modern communication channels, contribute to the company’s efficiency.

Thanks to its performance in the carnauba wax export market, FONCEPI sales have showed steady growth. Over the past five years, exports increased from 1.100.150 kg in 1988, to 2.648.500 kg estimated for 1992 and 3.600.000,00 Kg in 2001. Raw material is harvested August thru January. The state of Piauí, where FONCEPI Type 3 plant is located, is responsible for 45% of the annual production of raw material, we are also in Ceará State with our Type 1 Plant strategically located in this area due to high quality Prime Yellow Raw Material found at this region. A permanently up-dated data system provides information on all the supplying areas.

A complete structure has been installed to ensure that the entire process, from raw material to final product, meets the most advanced quality standards. Incoming raw material must be approved by the plant’s central laboratories and a process control system has been set up to supervise every phase on the production floor. Final packed product, after inspection, is sealed with the correspondent certificate of analysis. Foncepi Waxes meet or exceed the requirements of the Food Chemical Codex IV, the JECFA/WHO, the European Pharm., 4th edition, USP 25 and DAB 10 for Carnauba Wax. Production batches are individually stamped with the corresponding batch number. Thus, when inventories are required, paper-work and information relating to each batch are easily traced.

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FONCEPI enjoys a very high standing in the carnauba wax market today, where it is considered one of the most organized, modern and efficient Company acting in the export market. Changes introduced in our plant over the past 5 years, have made it a model in bleaching and refining carnauba wax. Innovations in the administrative area have included a long term planning strategy, and improved relations with marketplace and customers. The carnauba Wax is an essential, noble raw material with varied applications in modern industry. Foncepi has the structure to produce and furnish the market with any kind of Carnauba Wax, taken directly from nature to the industry. Besides delivering, we offer all our customers a large range of additional support services expected from a professional supplier. Up-dated weekly and monthly reports on the market situation of the Carnauba Wax, are available to our customers, to help their planning and market decisions.

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A reliable and efficient supplier which belongs to a traditional industrial group with large experience in the Carnauba Wax export market, FONCEPI can offer more than just the delivery of quality products. Our main objective is to adequately meet or exceed all our customers´ requirements, permanently improving our relationship with clients to offer better services. Continuous investments in qualified personnel and modern technology have put FONCEPI in a position to satisfy market demands in all circumstances, earning us a reputation as a company that can be trusted to always deliver quality. Our commitment with our customers, big or small, is to continue to be best and most reliable source of our product: the Carnauba Wax.

     Foncepi emphasize the importance of long-term growth over short-term gain while maintaining overall corporate health.

Our Philosophy

FONCEPI THROUGH EMPLOYEE TEAMWORK AND DEDICATION, IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDE OUR CUSTOMERS THE BEST COST BENEFIT OF THE MARKET; SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE, QUALITY, CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT, ATTRACTIVE OFFER, WITH SPECIAL PAYMENT TERMS.