New Holland Apparel expands in Nicaragua

The apparel company expanded its facilities located in Zona Franca, Astro Nicaragua.

Monday, October 25, 2010

The company, which began operating in the country in 2006, currently employs 1,600 people.

Robert Neff, CEO of New Holland Apparel of Nicaragua, told El Nuevo Diario that "next year we will produce sportswear for a new client, Adidas / Reedbok."

Their new facility will have 100,000 square feet of construction.

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