Costa Rica: Increased Demand for Cooling

The sectors that demand rental and installation services of refrigeration systems are the food industry, hotels, supermarkets, restaurants, and pharmaceuticals.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Some of the companies that dominate the market are the Leaho plant, which reported a growth of 300% over the past five years, Refritec, pointing to annual sales growth of 18%, Frionet Corporation SA has increased its capacity by 400 % and Cenada National Refrigeration Network which is the only public institution specialized in the sector.

Carlos Cubero, general manager of Codiproal Ltda., which also provides maintenance and services of freezing of raw materials, told that "... In the past 10 years, with the opening of Costa Rica to third party markets such as China, Europe and South America, the market continued its exponential growth and now covers 8% of needs. In addition, the estimated sales of this corporation has been continuously increasing by 20% ​​a year over the past five years for our company. "

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Organization that operates in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Phone: (506) 2257 9751 - (506) 2257 7992

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