Lafarge Cement Company Closes Honduras Plant

Honduran-French consortium Lafarge Incehsa suspended operations in its Cesur ("Cemento del Sur") plant.

Friday, August 28, 2009

The closure is due to problems with the supply of clinker, done by a Salvadoran provider, informed sources close to the company.

Journalist Luis Rodríguez wrote in newspaper El Heraldo: "... Cemento de El Salvador SA (CESSA), gradually suspended clinker supply. Because of this, Lafarge-Incehsa determined the operation was not profitable."

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El Salvador: Insecurity Forces to Plant to Shut Down

March 2016

The beverage company Industrias La Constancia has temporarily suspended operations for its brand Agua Cristal because of insecurity in the country.

From a statement issued by Industrias La Constancia:

We wish to announce publicly that, due to escalating insecurity affecting communities around the "La Tiendona" Market and in order to ensure the physical integrity of our employees and contractors, we have been forced to temporarily suspend operations for Agua Cristal.

El Salvador, Mexico and the Closure of Jumex´s Juice Plant

January 2016

The Salvadoran government has attributed the closure of the plant to changes in the technical regulations applied by Mexico on imports of these products and the imposition of "discretionary criteria" by some authorities in that country.

From a statement issued by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador:

Textile Plant Moved From Costa Rica to El Salvador

August 2015

In order to improve their competitiveness in the manufacturer of uniforms and baseballs Rawlings Costa Rica will move its uniform line to El Salvador, laying off 200 workers.

The company which has operations in Turrialba announced that the main reason behind the transfer of operations is to do with competition.The manager Alejandro Cotter told that "...

Car Factory Closes in Costa Rica

May 2009

Continental AG canceled the start of operations of the auto parts factory for Chrysler built in 2008 with $62 million.

The United States automotive crisis and the consequent decline in demand for high-tech devices that the plant would have made forced Continental AG to close the factory that had not yet begun operations.

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