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History

Background

The Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association is a private, voluntary, and non-profit organization established in 1928, with the objective of uniting Puerto Rican manufacturers and Businessmen into an effective organization promoting members´ interests and the economic development of Puerto Rico.

The Association was established in 1928 before Operation Bootstrap and was the entity that suggested the creation of the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO).

Past Presidents

1928 - 

Rodrigo Masses 2016-2019
Carlos Rivera Velez 2014-2016
Waleska Rivera 2012-2014
Pedro Watlington 2010-2012
Josen Rossi 2008-2010
Edgardo Fábregas 2006-2008
Reynaldo Encarnación 2004-2006
Manuel Cidre 2002-2004
Lucy Crespo 2000-2002
Miguel Nazario 1998-2000
Enrique Cortés 1996-98
Samuel Landol Carrero 1995-96
Mario S. Belaval 1995
Bartolomé Gamundi 1993-95
Daniel Lebrón Pitre 1991-93
Manuel Luis del Valle 1989-91
Rubén Vélez Lebrón 1987-89
Manuel Borrero 1985-87
Vicente Dordal 1984-85
Francisco M. Rexach, Jr. 1982-83
Ernesto A. Castillo 1980-81
Danol A. Morales 1978-79
Herminio M. Brau 1977
Ramón B. Rodríguez 1974-76
Rafael Cebollero 1972-74
Peter E. Martínez 1972
Arturo Díaz Jr. 1971-72
Hiram D. Cabassa 1969-70
Augusto N. Durand 1968
Sergio Camero 1967-68
Antonio Luis Ferré 1965-66
Robert P. McQueeny 1963-64
Alfonso Valdés 1962
Sabino Valdés 1960-61
Enrique Castillo 1957-59
Antonio Rodríguez Geigel 1955-56
Ángel Suárez Juan Suárez 1952 1953-54
J.A.E. Rodríguez 1940-51
Gabriel de la Haba 1939
Santos Zubillaga 1932-38
Nathaniel Pasarell 1931
Lupercio Colberg 1928-30
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