CHICAGO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Lite, a world leader in the
manufacture of power protection equipment, continues to build operations in
Latin America with the recent opening of a new distribution warehouse in
The Bogota warehouse, which will open its doors officially in December,
will help speed orders of Tripp Lite product throughout Colombia. Other
warehouses already serving Latin America include Miami (USA), Montevideo
(Uruguay), Iquique (Chile), San Jose (Costa Rica), Guatemala City (Guatemala)
and Mexico City (Mexico).
"As a market driven company, we are constantly reviewing opportunities to
better serve the Latin American market. Our new Bogota warehouse allows us to
supply our Colombian distributors more expeditiously while reducing their
import and shipping costs," stated Sam Atassi, Tripp Lite's Regional Director
for Latin America and the Caribbean.
In addition to this warehouse facility, Tripp Lite is adding several new
service centers throughout Colombia. These service centers will open in major
Colombian cities in the first quarter of 1999. Adds Mr. Atassi, "Our new
warehouse and service centers, combined with the appointment of new Territory
Manager Fabio Mendez (headquartered in Bogota), emphasizes our commitment to
the Colombian market."
Tripp Lite has built a reputation as a world leader in power protection
solutions by providing enhanced service and innovative products for more than
75 years. Tripp Lite is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., and maintains a
global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide.
Additional information about Tripp Lite and its products can be found on
the PowerZone(TM), Tripp Lite's website, at www.tripplite.com or by calling
Tripp Lite's Colombia Office at +57 (l) 613-0185.
SOURCE Tripp Lite