Who We Are

Who We Are

Maia & Borges was founded on June 18th 1976 by Victor Maia.
With more than 45 years, it is the only Portuguese company dedicated to the production of high quality painted PVC figures.
One of our historic partners is the german figurines premium brand Schleich.
Counting with 300 dedicated employees, we ensure the process from the prototype to the costumer dispatch, including the mould, modern machinery mold injection and painting (spray, hand, brush and/or pad printing) and packing.
Our main markets are: Germany, France, Spain, Dubai and the United States of America.
The success of our company is based on our true commitment to renew, improve and grow.

Maia & Borges was founded on June 18th 1976 by Victor Maia.
With more than 45 years, it is the only Portuguese company dedicated to the production of high quality painted PVC figures.
One of our historic partners is the german figurines premium brand Schleich.
Counting with 300 dedicated employees, we ensure the process from the prototype to the costumer dispatch, including the mould, modern machinery mold injection and painting (spray, hand, brush and/or pad printing) and packing.
Our main markets are: Germany, France, Spain, Dubai and the United States of America.
The success of our company is based on our true commitment to renew, improve and grow.

– First Schleich foreign supplier since 1976

– Capacity (15 Mio units)

– 300 employees

– Eco system of reliable local suppliers for raw materials

– 2 factories: Maia and Guarda

– Modern machinery mold injection

– Innovation in experimenting new materials

– High quality painting process; watersoluble paints

First Schleich foreign supplier since 1976

Capacity (15 Mio units)

300 employees

Eco system of reliable local suppliers for raw materials

2 factories: Maia and Guarda

Modern machinery mold injection

Innovation in experimenting new materials

High quality painting process; watersoluble paints

Portugal/Maia (2000 m2)

Modern Machinery Mold Injection

Capacity: 20 Mio

Portugal/Maia (2000 m2) + Guarda (1800 m2)

Spraying / Hand Painting / Pad Printing / Assembling / Packing

Capacity: 7.5 Mio + 7.5 Mio = 15 Mio

7.5 Mio

7.5 Mio

15 Mio

7.5 Mio

7.5 Mio

35 Mio

50 Mio

PRODUCTION / CAPACITY

PRODUCTION / CAPACITY

Quality Policy

Maia & Borges, aims to ensure the quality of its products and obtain the satisfaction of its customers’ requirements, for this it is committed to:

a) Satisfy the requirements and needs of its customers

b) Promote the continuous improvement of products, services and organizational processes;

c) Consider suppliers as partners, integrating them in improvement efforts related to cost reduction and product compliance;

d) Foster the increase of skills and self-esteem in its employees;

e) Provide its employees with adequate training and means to carry out their work correctly;

f) Comply with the regulatory requirements and the Quality System, implemented, which translates into the quality of products, services and total satisfaction of internal and external customers.

Evaluation of External Suppliers

Evaluation of External Suppliers

In the scope of certification by the norm NP EN ISO 9001: 2015, MAIA BORGES develops a methodology of evaluation and qualification of suppliers. Now, the monitoring of suppliers is carried out with each supply (CF), where it is verified whether or not the supply is as requested. This assessment has a weighting of 70% relative to the final evaluation.

The other 30% are related to the following criteria (CC):

Product Suppliers

Service Suppliers

  • Price
  • Payment conditions
  • Quality management system
  • Delivery time
  • Receptivity
  • Assistance
Product Suppliers
  • Price
  • Payment conditions
  • Quality management system
Service Suppliers
  • Delivery time
  • Receptivity
  • Assistance

Certification and Sustainability

Certification and Sustainability

Compliance with the global safety standards, ONU ESG criteria, BSCI Certification and ISO 9001.