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Guatemalan businessman Fernando Jarquin Pira quietly makes donations to first responders and patients

Fernando Jarquin Pira, who runs a pharmaceutical distribution company in Guatemala and has invested a significant portion of his personal resources to philanthropy since 1995, has donated critical medications and paid for treatments of families in dire need as an expression of good citizenship. Jarquin founded Agefinsa (Agencia Farmaceutica Internacional, Sociedad Anonima) in 1995. 

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Monterrey gains TI Automotive production plant

To support a nearby Hyundai/Kia facility, fluid systems giant TI Automotive has opened a new plant in Monterrey, Mexico, creating approximately 100 jobs at the facility to supply key vehicle components. The facility produces brake, fuel and clutch parts and will also be engineered to handle water, oil and vacuum tubes, transmission lines and pipes for exhaust gas reduction.

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Nitro Quimica picks Eyefreight for logistics support in Brazil

Companhia Nitro Quimica Brasileira recently said it has chosen Eyefreight’s transportation management system (TMS) to support its domestic and international logistics, positioning the Brazilian firm to continue growth while cutting costs. "Eyefreight is very proud to have Nitro Química as a customer in Brazil," Eyefreight CEO Ken Fleming said.

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Pelican BioThermal expands into South America

Pelican BioThermal, a world leader in temperature-controlled packaging solutions for the life sciences industry, recently said it was expanding operations in South America by partnering with BioThermal Solutions of Chile and NatBio of Brazil. The partnerships are in line with Pelican BioTherrmal's goals to provide the best service to customers with cold chain logistics needs.

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Gruma, Southern Methodist University to develop center on Mexico-U.S. relations

Gruma-Mission Foods signed an agreement with Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Texas to create an academic center to study and evaluate relations involving Mexico, Texas and the United States. The Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center will use research, annual conferences and public forums to strengthen bilateral relationships.

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Adavium Medical acquires two Brazilian clinical diagnostic companies

Adavium Medical, formerly known as ADVANCE Medical, recently acquired two of Brazil’s largest clinical diagnostic companies, Alka Tecnologia and Hemogram Industria e Comercio. The acquisitions position Adavium as Brazil’s largest medical equipment and diagnostics company in terms of sales and customer base. The company also named Claudia Golart as president and CEO of the diagnostics division.

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World Strategic Forum ignites global economic awareness

Connecting industry leaders throughout the hemisphere, the International Economic Forum of the Americas sponsored the 6th World Strategic Forum on Monday and Tuesday in Miami, Florida with eminent keynote speakers and an eye on the Americas’ future.

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U.S. Chamber’s Donohue delivers double contribution at Miami global forum

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue filled dual roles, taking the podium as keynote speaker and co-chairing Miami’s 6th International Economic Forum of the Americas' World Strategic Forum  on Monday and Tuesday. 

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DOMAR Trading Sponsors World Strategic Forum in Miami

DOMAR Trading will sponsor the 6th International Economic Forum of the Americas' World Strategic Forum, held in Miami, Florida from April 11-12.

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