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Las Americas Free Trade Zone an operator with ecoefficiency standards

13/01/2015

Las Americas Free Trade Zone - ZFA - has become one of the most important agro-industrial complexes of the region; not only because it builds upon the comparative advantages of Santa Marta (access to a deep-water seaport, connection with major cities of the country by national road and rail system, among others); but because its eco efficiency services and development has been made available to all users. The aim of ZFA is to make its facilities host companies from various sectors; provided they harmonize their operations with neighboring companies, with the principles of clean or environmentally friendly production environment.

Thus, today Las Americas hosts eight companies of agroindustrial sector, automotive, petroleum, energy and cosmetics. Fast Terminal is one of the users in the automotive sector: using our facilities to store and add value to vehicle manufacturers such as Mercedes Benz, Freightline, Kenworth and Mitsubishi; then distribute to different dealerships around the country. ZFA is home of the biggest Colombian palm oil cluster. With the presence of important producer of organic soap and USP glycerin; as well as our palm oil refinery which is the largest and most modern in Colombia and Latin America.

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