Ecological Plant Inaugurated in Costa Rica

Distribuidora Florex Centroamericana S.A. opened a 100% ecological plant for industrial cleaning products.

Thursday, April 23, 2009


The company, which won the Regional Award for Cleaner Production, given by the Central American Commission on Environment and Development last month, designed the plant so that its entire value chain is developed according to green design parameters.

An article in reported: "The new plant, conceived with green design parameters, takes advantage of sunlight and even rainwater, reuses wastewater from the industrial process, has treatment plants for sewage, temperature and humidity control without air conditioning and daily monitoring of their vehicles’ CO2 emissions, before defining the route to be followed for product distribution."

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Budding Carbon Credit Market in Costa Rica

June 2013

Eleven companies have shown their interest in participating in the local carbon credit market, which still lacks clear rules.

"Although in the last few days a "road map" for the Voluntary Domestic Carbon Credit Market in Costa Rica has emerged, there is still much to be done, therefore the country should not slow down on this issue," said Wilkie Mora, manager at Geocycle (a subsidiary of Holcim).

$10 Million to Enlarge Panamanian Construction Plant

February 2010

Metales S.A., a construction materials company, will invest $10 million in new plastic machinery to serve the Bay Cleanup Project.

Rogelio Miró, president of the company, commented they are installing the required infrastructure to develop the first production line of its kind in Panama.

Industrial Projects in Costa Rica for $26 million

February 2016

Works at the Recope plant in Moin and the construction of a fertilizer plant are part of the projects for which environmental impact studies were submitted in November 2015.

The report entitled "Construction Projects in Panama - November 2015", prepared by the Business Intelligence unit at, provides a detailed list of major construction projects for which environmental impact assessment (EIA) were presented to the National Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) in November.

Nicaragua: Backing for Investment in Pottery Factory

January 2015

The Multilateral Guarantee Investment Agency has awarded the Colombian company Corona a guarantee of $11 million to build a plant to manufacture ceramics for bathrooms in the country.

From a statement issued by the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA):

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and entity of the World Bank Group which offers political risk insurance and credit enhancement mechanisms, today announced its support for the acquisition, expansion and modernization of a plant for bathroom ceramics in Managua (Nicaragua) belonging to Corona, a ceramics manufacturing company based in Colombia. The investment will increase the availability of sinks and toilets in the country, which is facing major sanitation deficiencies, above all in poor rural areas.

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