Costa Rica: Distributer Builds New Center for $25 million

The main objective of the project being run by the distributer Dipo is to centralize operations in the greater metropolitan area and streamline the delivery of more than 1,300 products.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

The distributor Dipo is raising a new operations center in La Ribera de Belen in a 50,000 m2 area near the free zones in Heredia, said Fernando Oller, manager of the company, in

In the first stage of the plan 26,000 square meters will be used for the construction of a building, for which $25 million investment has been made, with partial funding from Banco Nacional.

"The rest of the land will be kept for future expansion plans," said the manager of the company, which has 600 employees and manages brands such as Panasonic, Pringles and 3M.

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