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Argos celebrates 25 years of operation in the Dominican Republic

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Argos is celebrating its first 25 years of operation in the Dominican Republic. Throughout this time, the company has had the chance to contribute to positively transforming the lives of millions of people by being an ally of its clients in the construction of housing, infrastructure and commerce works, creating quality employment, hiring local labour and executing projects for the benefit of the communities and taking part in multiple alliances with different institutions.

“25 years ago, at Cementos Argos, we took our first steps outside of Colombia to grow, and one of those countries was the Dominican Republic, a territory that we keep on learning about every day. Since then, we have been shaping our great dream of having Colombia’s name stand tall all around the world, and of bringing the principles of integrity, honest work and the empathy and warmth culture of Colombians for service to millions of people. We are happy to celebrate this quarter of a century in the Dominican Republic and we are full of optimism and motivation to continue advancing in our purpose of contributing to the construction of dreams in the 16 countries where we are present,” said Camilo Restrepo, Vice President for the Caribbean and Central America Region.

During these years, Argos has been present in relevant works for development such as: the Santo Domingo Norte treatment plant (the largest in the Caribbean), the city and the Juan Bosch bridge, Circunvalacion avenue, La Barquita, Line II of the Metro, Las Americas Duty Free, among many other commercial, hotel and housing projects throughout the country.

In this territory, the company has a cement grinding operation and two concrete plants, which delivers outstanding solutions to its customers.

It is there where Argos produces and distributes grey and white cement for general and structural use, aggregates, concretes and ready mixes such as mortar for tile and ceramic glue, an extensive portfolio that allows the company to respond quickly and efficiently to market needs.

Argos Dominican Republic is one of the most efficient operations of the 16 countries where the company operates. Currently, it has about 130 direct employees and generates more than 100 indirect jobs.

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