Cases of success

INDRA


El 08 df April df 2013


Indra, one of the main multinationals in Information Technology of Europe and Latin America, reaffirms its solid bet on Colombia by opening a new software lab in Pereira on April 19th of 2012 to tend to the company?s growth needs. Initially, in this lab in Pereira, the company will develop software and systems maintenance. The growth of the IT in the company needs an increasing number of near shore centers that allow supporting more activities and extending the capillarity of the business with...
 

ATENTO


El 22 df February df 2013


After researching several cities in Colombia where Atento could install an operation, Pereira was chosen due to important factors among which was the vast array of human talent that meets the profiles our business demands; the variety of options to implement the infrastructure and the support we got from the local government entities: Invest in Pereira, the SENA, the Mayor's office and the Governor's office. This great beginning in our activites has lead us to have low attrition rates, a team t...
 

TELEMARK


Del 01 df October df 2012 al 31 df October df 2012


  When it came time to decide where to set up Telemark Spain?s third center in Latin America, the option of doing so in Colombia in general and Pereira in particular kept coming up naturally because of the decidedly committed willingness to attract our investment that was clearly shown in the proactive attitude and support we received from every institution involved with foreign investment that Telemark Spain came into contact with, from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism and Pro...
 

SUZUKI


Del 01 df October df 2012 al 31 df October df 2012


  On January 28th, 1983, the Suzuki Motor de Colombia S.A. Company was formed and bought the assembly plant that was owned by Gemela Ltda. The company was born out of the need to position the brand and meet the needs for an agile and economic form of transportation. Although the company is assembly-oriented, commercialization and post-sales service for motorcycles, in 1997 it created an area that began commercializing other Suzuki brand products such as outboard motors.    Th...
 

BUSSCAR'S COLOMBIA S.A.


Del 01 df October df 2012 al 31 df October df 2012


 Busscar de Colombia S.A. was born in 2004 as a result of the alliance between CARROCERIAS DE OCCIDENTE (company founded in 1995 and very well positioned in the Colombian market) and BUSSCAR ONIBUS from Brazil (one of the largest body bus manufacturers in the continent). Since then, they have earned a reputation for making high quality passenger bus bodies, with innovative designs and high standards for comfort. They have participated in every major mass transportation system in the...
 

ABB


Del 01 df October df 2012 al 31 df October df 2012


 Located in the municipality of Dosquebradas in Risaralda, our transformer plant is one of the group?s Focus Factories and meets all of ABB?s technological quality standards and guidelines.  From the beginning, our plant has been in the top spots as far as productivity indicators within ABB standards, generating no losses and thus ratifying the quality of our products. In 2007, the ABB Group decided to make an investment of more than 25 billion pesos destined to broaden and moderniz...
 

NESTLE - COMESTIBLES LA ROSA S.A.


Del 01 df October df 2012 al 31 df October df 2012


  No one knows if it was an extension of the fields of the flowers of love or if it was knowing that a place that offered every guarantee that led one of the most representative and solid companies in the region and the country to take its name and settle in Dosquebradas, which was then a part of the municipality of Santa Rosa de Cabal. The second half of the twentieth century was just taking off and was probably the most important time for the industry in Risaralda for it was when the re...
 

PAPELES NACIONALES S.A.


Del 01 df October df 2012 al 31 df October df 2012


  Any relation between golf and making tissue paper in Pereira is purely coincidental, but that coincidence is valid for entrepreneurial visionaries like the ones this region has see, those who in their haste to increase business capital penetrated every frontier in order to show the world what Colombia, and especially Risaralda, had to offer in terms of being ideal to invest and install industries.  It was the beginning of the year 1960 and it was precisely in a wide golf course i...