$20 Million in Machinery Awarded

In Guatemala, Mecatronica S.A. was awarded the contract to supply 20 front loaders type Reach Stacker, which will be used by the National Port Company Santo Tomás de Castilla for stacking containers.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

For the public tender in question, the companies that presented their proposals were Mecatronica S.A., whose amount was $20.4 million, Mantenimiento e Instalaciones Mecánicas S.A., with a proposal of $14.2 million, Corporación General de Tractores S.A., for $11.1 million, and Distribuidora Agrícola for $8.9 million.

According to the act of adjudication of the tender "Acquisition of twenty Reach Stacker type front loaders for stacking full containers for the services of the operations of Empresa Portuaria Nacional Santo Tomás de Castilla", the proposal chosen by the board was that of Mecatronica S.A.

The loaders must be front Spreader for handling ISO containers of 20 and 40 feet, with stacking capacity of 1 container on 4.

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