Zona Franca Parque Central Cartagena
We have the facility to deal with the goods of our suppliers in the FTZ reducing the lead-time and only paying appropriate taxes.
Offers us complete security in operations at low cost.
They do not require a percentage of outside taxes on goods produced.
They do not require a percentage of local purchases.
We have centralised our outside commercial operations, optimising management information resulting in eliminating extra costs.
Our products have agreement benefits and we can ask for tariff reductions. Applicable with G-3, Mercosur, CAN (except Peru), Colombia with the north triangle, USA, Free Commerce agreement with Chile. Countries are very interested in our market.
International support, economic benefits and logistical efficiency.
For the trust given to our clients and suppliers, the first step to generate business and valuable relations.
There are many other benefits, the possibility of extending work opportunities, it is gratifying to have the talent and efficiency of professionals and operatives from the region. They really are the heart of the company. The fact of having them in PanelMET is fundamental to our growth.
To have one of the most modern industrial plants in Latin America manufacturing roofs and walls with the latest European technology; our challenge is to integrate all these technological benefits with the optimal logistical operation that supports and contributes to our sustainability and growth.
Clearly it allows us to be highly competitive with a strategic advantage of efficiency, which allows us to be one step ahead of our competitors.
By hiring operational and professional staff, we promote the local competitiveness and the formation of clusters.
As a new company, this special condition (belonging to a FTZ) has positively contributed to a position in the sector, achieving successful projects and an international projection for the next 5 years.
By having better agreements with our suppliers we have optimised commercial links, working hand-in-hand to achieve high levels of flexibility, adaptability and quality guarantees. Additionally factors like productivity based on innovational and competitiveness are very important in this process.
We think that this is an important place to start, knowing that we live in a changing market it makes you think and act with a global vision. Many of the benefits of being in a FTZ are focussed on this thought.
Of course, the available facilities offered by the FTZ contribute to a strategic plan based on realising new international markets.
It contributes as a tool to make it happen, however a part of being commercially successful in an international market is to be sustainable. Also a major number of companies, like ours, have international production standards to satisfy industry requirements.