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 Bogota, Colombia. 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.
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