Bata´s business in Colombia began in 1968 with the start of production in own factory.

  • In 1968, a factory production in Colombia was launched
  • In 1980, sister company Compania Manufacturera Manisol S.A. operated in the country
  • In 1992, the following Bata enterprises were active in Colombia:
  • Manisol Colombia, Manizales
  • Branch Factory – Chincinà


  • Bata, The Bata Shoe Organisation, 1978
  • Alain Gatti, Chausser les hommes qui vont pieds nus, Metz 2004, ISBN 2-87692-619-9
  • Thomas J. Bata, Remmembered, Zlín 2016, ISBN 978-80-7473-398-7