Meco Plans Investments in South America

The Costa Rican builder examines incursions into Colombia, Peru and Chile for 2012.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Humberto Fernandez, corporate general manager, said that in view of their plans, they are starting a reorganization project.

Nacion.com publishes statements from the executive, "... these movements not only allow the firm to move south, but will also consolidate its work on the isthmus, particularly in Panama and Nicaragua."

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Ambulance Company Expands into Central America

May 2010

Supplies Trading S.A., which assembles and equips ambulances, will expand into Central America from Panama.

CEO José Tabares explained that they will use Panama as a conversion and assembly center to export to the region.

The company has operated in Panama for the past 12 years, and assembles two types of ambulances: type I (panel or microbus) and 4X4 (used for rural environments).

Colombians Looking to Expand in the Region

May 2012

Panama and El Salvador are seen by Grupo Sura as countries "with political, social and macroeconomic stability" for their expansion projects.

The president of Colombia's Grupo Sura, David Bojanini, said his holding company plans regional procurement in countries that provide economic, political and especially legal security.

BioTD Firm Seeks New Markets

January 2012

The Costa Rican company is investing $5 million in expanding its operational plant and plans to expand beyond the isthmus.

The Costa Rican company Biotechnology Developers (BioTD) expanded its operating plant in Heredia, Costa Rica, with an investment of $5 million, which should allow it to significantly expand its production capacity, reported elfinanciero.cr.com.

Food Franchise Frenzy

January 2013

In Panama, the population’s increased purchasing power and the economic dynamism are driving new investments by major fast food chains.

The companies Franquicias Panameñas, S.A., KFC and Pizza Hut are to invest $7.5 million in the construction of new stores and the refurbishment of several existing ones.

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