Laptop Manufacturer Analyzes Guatemalan Operations

Taiwan's DMP Electronics could install a Laptop manufacturing facility.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Parts would be flown from Taiwan, and the computers would be assembled in Guatemala, said Jonathan Chang, company spokesperson. He added that if the plant is established, they would study moving here production of other components.

"When being asked about investment amounts and jobs to generate, the businessman replied ... it depends on Guatemala's government policy", reported Elperiodico.com.gt.

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Manufacturing Plant in Costa Rica Closes

January 2017

The U.S firm Communications System has announced the closure of its plant manufacturing Suttle telecommunications equipment in Alajuela, so as to move the operation to Minnesota.

The company has operated the plant manufacturing traditional telephony and telecommunications since 1989. The decision to close the operation, for which it employed 113 people, is due to a reduction in the revenues from the line produced in the country.

Russian Bank Seeks Investment Opportunities

September 2014

Banking, energy and industry are the sectors where Gazprombank, the largest private bank in Russia, are exploring opportunities to finance projects in Guatemala and Latin America.

Representatives from the Russian company visited Guatemala to analyze the market and consider potential investment opportunities in sectors such as banking, energy and industry.

Costa Rica: Industries Predict Better Results in 2010

October 2010

57% of Costa Rican industrial companies believe that 2010 will be a year of overall better performance, compared with 2009.

This conclusion by the Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica (ICRC), through the Business Outlook Survey and Rating Factors for Competitiveness in the Costa Rican Industry, which helped assess the strengths and weaknesses facing the sector.

Guatemala: Demand for industrial products drop

February 2009

The level of consumption in the sector has fallen between 15 and 25%, as a result of the decrease in exports and a smaller local demand.

Elperiodico.com.gt reports: "The most affected industries are food and beverages, maquila, plastics, and construction, including some materials used by that sector, added Ernesto Morales, president of the Federation of Small and Medium Business (Fepyme).

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