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Colombia 2013 / Japanese Brands
Nov 06, 2013

Colombias leader in entertainment

In 2009, Sony set up a direct subsidiary in Bogota, recognizing the immense potential held by the thriving Colombian economy. Amid a rapid expansion of the region's middle class, the Japanese electronics giant selected Latin America as one of its 10 “global focus...

Colombia 2013 / Japanese Brands
Nov 02, 2013

A perfect collaboration

A partnership dating back nearly four decades, the joint venture between Incolmotos and Yamaha Motors Corp. is among the widely cited examples of the success that can be achieved when a Colombian and Japanese company join forces.

Colombia 2013 / Logistics
Nov 01, 2013

Aviomar benefits from flexible management

Starting as a freight forwarder agent 54 years ago, Aviomar S.A. has expanded into a full-service logistics group, which employs more than 440 people and offers bonded warehousing (Snider Y Cia.), customs handling (COLVAN S.A.), relocation services (LARM Colombia) as well.

Colombia 2013 / Energy
Nov 01, 2013

Canacol Energy charts the route to prosperity

Operating for only five years, Canacol Energy has boosted its oil production to 9,000 barrels a day and expanded potential oil fields to 3 million acres (1.2 million hectares), making the oil company the country's fifth-largest landowner.

Colombia 2013 / Energy
Nov 01, 2013

Generating another 25 years of success

Dreaming of having his own company one day, local entrepreneur Juan Camilo Londoño quit his family business in 1998 to start a new venture called Energia & Potencia S.A., and his market and technical knowledge allowed him to form a partnership with Honda Motor Co. to...

Colombia 2013 / Logistics
Nov 01, 2013

Gerleinco welcomes more Japanese investments

Founded in 1916, Gerleinco is the oldest and largest maritime agent company in Colombia, and has moved into full-range logistics services, with a special focus on the country's booming energy sector.

Colombia 2013 / Japanese Brands
Jun 01, 2013

Toyotas ever-reliable partner

Japanese vehicle maker and global giant Toyota could not be in more competent hands in Colombia than those of Distoyota, which has had 46 years of experience in the business of vehicle distribution.

Colombia 2013 / Logistics
Dec 31, 1969

Navigating toward success

FAM Group was established in 1991 as three industry veterans recognized Colombia's need for a full-service logistics and transport provider. Today, it is among the country's leaders in terms of volume of containers and container inland logistic control movements.

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