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Colombian garment companies grow in Central America

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Two Colombian companies in the textile and apparel sector are expanding in Central America, with the expectation of some new 1,700 jobs, mostly in a Nicaraguan apparel operation, the result of a $8 million investment by Cali-based Supertex.

A subcontractor for sportswear brands, which include Adidas, Nike y Under Armour, Supertex expects to hire 1,500 garment workers within three years of operation.,The company, established in 1983, has two facilities in Colombia, with a total of 2,000 employees, and a monthly capacity of 900.000 units, and two in El Salvador with 2,400 workers and a capacity of 1.1 million.

Source: Q Costa Rica