A Typical Night Induveca Style

A Typical Night Induveca Style

SANTO DOMINGO. Within the framework of the National Agricultural Fair 2012, Grupo Mercasid through their brand INDUVECA, sponsored a typical Dominican evening with officials of the agricultural and livestock sectors of the country.

Amid the activity, special guests shared in good camaraderie the sampling of beef-based products, produced with the highest quality standards that this important company has always offered.

A modern stand allowed all fair visitors to sample and enjoy the products that Grupo SID put at disposal of their consumers.

Visitors to the agricultural fair enjoyed different activities, such as: horse rallies, child rodeo contests, purebred livestock contess, among other.

About INDUVECA:

Induveca is a company in the Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Diario Libre

Induveca is Recognized for Environmental Management System

Induveca is Recognized for Environmental Management System

For fulfilling the requirements of the ISO 14001:2004 in the implementation of the Environmental Management System (*Sistema de Gestión Ambiental-SGA), INDUVECA S.A was certified by the firm ABS Quality Evaluations, after a 2year process, and featured the participation of all processes within the organization.

The involved departments throughout this entire process where the executive vice-presidency, the technical vice-presidency and the management division for Hygiene and Environment, Quality Assurance, Production, Materials, Human Resources, Communications, Industrial Maintenance, Purchasing, Development and Innovation.

The ISO 14001:2004 certification eliminates all barriers in the international markets, allowing capturing clients whom are sensitive to the environment, thus facilitating the compliance of all legal requirements, contractual and of their clientele. In addition, it ensures the establishment of a culture aimed towards saving the natural resources and environmental care.

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On the organizational process

For the certification, it was necessary to submit all INDUVECA processes to three external audits, a process which became necessary to assess the conformity with the requisits of the ISO 14001:2004 norm, the compliance of all legal requirements as well as contractual engagements, made for the audit to be more rigorous.

About INDUVECA:

Induveca is a company in the Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Hoy

BDI and tPago Sign Alliance to Offer New Services

BDI and tPago Sign Alliance to Offer New Services

GCS Systems and their tpago system made public their newly reached Alliance established with the BDI multiple bank.

With BDI integrating, customers can purchase the product and link their accounts or credit cards, to carry out all transactions offered by tPago.

Brian Paniagua, key executive for tPago, expressed that via tPago, they reaffirm the entity commitment towards users of never detaining the process of integrating new companies to the plateau for customers’ benefit.

In 2011, tPago celebrated its first year of service, which excels by maintaining an escalating trajectory concerning its main offer of solution implementation for mobile payments and shopping.

José A. De Moya Cuesta,  Exec. VP of BDI Bank pointed out that this financial entity is a multiple bank that offers all services available in modern banking today. “With BDI we can supply any need within the monetary and financial environment, with the difference that in BDI  you will encounter efficient, personalized and professional service”, said De Moya.

He indicated that with the incorporation of tPago in the BDI services plateau,  a step forward is taken towards the services and product portfolio offered by the banking entity to its clientele, given the fact that this product is defined by being an exclusive mobile transaction which rapidly and safely facilitates consumer payments.

About tPago:

tPago is a service provide by GCS System, a company in the Financial Services portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Listin Diario

tPago Signs Agreement with Alaver in the Northern Zone

tPago Signs Agreement With Alaver in the Northern Zone

GCS Systems and their tPago product launched the new alliance established with Alaver (Asociación La Vega Real) covering the entire Northern zone.

Now customers can acquire the product and link their accounts or credit cards to carry out all transactions hosted by tPago.

About tPago:

tPago is a service provide by GCS System, a company in the Financial Services portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: El Dia

Empresas Dominicanas (EDOM)

Empresas Dominicanas (EDOM)

With the new models FIAT500 and Punto 2012, they offer excellent affordable options in order to shuttle in Dominican Republic.

Executives of Empresas Dominicanas S.A (EDOM) presented their clientele and relations the  new FIAT500 and Punto2012 models, amid a cocktail hosted at their new modern showroom, located     on Ave. Charles Sumner.

The introduction of the new models began with a greeting by Enrique Dalet, managing director of EDOM, whom pointed out that “both presented cars are part of a very popular segment in Europe and adapt perfectly to the needs of efficacious transportation, at the same time that it is comfortable and affordable in modern cities affected by traffic congestion versus available spaces”.

Enrique Dalet pointed out that “for both models we are offering special rates that throughout all 2012, the factory shall be promoting in our region. These prices together with the excellent fuel savings and low cost maintenance offered by these models, translates for you into a very attractive option worth considering”.

The FIAT500 is a juvenile, affordable and very attractive vehicle, built over a high-safety platform with efficient motors, and aimed at user comfort.

The FIAT Punto2012 is a medium-sized car, modern, featuring 1.4 liter 77HP engine, featuring a mileage efficiency of +45Kms per gallon on the freeway.

At the activity, clients and close relations of the brand, met via the EDOM executives all the advantages offered by these new models.

About EDOM:

EDOM is the authorized representative in the Dominican Republic of the brands: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Iveco, Vespa, Case Ih Agriculture, New Holland Construction, New Holland Agriculture, Kobelco, Cifa and Petronas Lubricants. It is a company in the Retail, Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Hoy

A More Than Warm Welcome to the Fiat 500 and Punto 2012

A More Than Warm Welcome to the Fiat 500 and Punto 2012

SANTO DOMINGO. Empresas Dominicanas (EDOM) has reasons to celebrate. This reason is the arrival to the Dominican market of their models FIAT 500 and Punto 2012.

At an event, which took place at a Showroom, were unveiled the versions and configurations which will be available for the market in the coming months.

Enrique Dalet, Managing Director, upon addressing the welcome speech, emphasized that “both presented models are part of a very popular segment in Europe, and adequate perfectly to the necessities of efficient transportation, at the same time that it is comfortable and adorable of all modern metropolises, which are affected by traffic oversizing issues versus available spaces.

About EDOM:

EDOM is the authorized representative in the Dominican Republic of the brands: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Iveco, Vespa, Case Ih Agriculture, New Holland Construction, New Holland Agriculture, Kobelco, Cifa and Petronas Lubricants. It is a company in the Retail, Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Diario Libre

President of Royal Caribbean Visits DR Stand

President of Royal Caribbean Visits DR Stand - Sansouci

The President and CEO of Rotal Caribbean Ltd., Richard D. Fain, visited the Dominican Republic stand amid the celebration of the cruise ship fair “Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention 2012”. Fain arrived to the Dominican stand to greet and exchange impressions with the Director for the Cruise Department of the Ministry of Tourism, Orfila Salazar, as well as with part of the present delegation.

The event , which is being celebrated all week at the Miami Beach Convention Center, in the city of Miami, gathers the most important actors of the cruise industry, such as are port officials, presidents of the main international naval agencies such as “Carnival Cruise Lines”, “Royal Caribbean”, “Celebrity”, “Holland” and “Norwegian, among others.

Dominican Republic participates with the goal of promoting and teaching the world its main attractions as the perfect destination for cruise tourism. The Director of the Cruise Department said that the country must participate in fairs such as these in order to continue establishing new relationships with the large cruise companies worldwide, which exceeds in benefit and development for the country.

“The achievements of all this promotion and participation in events of said caliber, are reflected in investments such as the one to be made by Carnival Cruises, for USD$65million, at the Maimón Cruise Terminal, which will benefit the province of Puerto Plata”, assured Salazar.

The Dominican delegation participating in this fair is represented by the Cruise Director, Orfila Salazar, as well as by the Director of Tourist Promotion of the Dominican Republic in Miami, Wendy Justo; Sharon Mei and Estela Núnez of Sans Soucí Port; Federico and Francisco Schad, of Samaná Port; Francisco Carreras, of the Schad Naval Agency; Luis Rodríguez and Arturo Fernández, of the La Romana Port; Jochi Mella, CEO of TravelNet; Briseida Olivero, of the Santo Domingo Cluster; the artisan Esteban Guillén, whom are displaying the novelties of the country in the cruise segment, as well as the tourist attractions and complementary offer.

About Sansouci:

Sansouci is a company in the Real State & Tourism portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Listin Diario

Fiat 500 and Punto 2012 Arrive to the DR at the Hand of EDOM

Fiat 500 and Punto 2012 arrive to the DR at the hand of EDOM

SANTO DOMINGO; Dominican Republic. Empresas Dominicanas (EDOM) presented their client their new FIAT 500 and Punto 2012, at an event hosted at their brand new Showroom, located on Ave. Charles Sumner of our capital.

The FIAT 500 is a juvenile vehicle, economic and very attractive, built over a high-security platform with efficient motorizations, aimed to provide user comfort.

This car has revolutionized the world markets. This model has sold over 500,000 units worldwide, after its launch in 2010, and over 30,000 units after its introduction into the demanding US market, sans excluding the fact that it has obtained over 40 international awards.

The new 500, will be available in its versions: Pop Motor 1.2 69cv, Lounge Motor 1.4, 100cv, both with automatic transmission; and starting in May, also the Cabriolet version.

Asides, EDOM has concerned itself by importing the vast majority of possible colors and designs in this order, so customers can feel the exclusivity provided by a Fiat 500.

The FIAT Punto 2012 is a medium-sized vehicle, modern, featuring a 1.4lt 77hp engine, with consumption efficiency for +45Kms per gallon on the freeway.

“For both models, we are offering special pricing, that year-long the factory will promote in our region. These prices, alongside the excellent fuel savings and low maintenance cost these models provide, will represent for you, a very attractive option to consider” expressed Enrique Dalet, Managing Director for EDOM, whom thanked the presence of all attendees, and faithful Fiat brand consumers.

About EDOM:

EDOM is the authorized representative in the Dominican Republic of the brands: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Iveco, Vespa, Case Ih Agriculture, New Holland Construction, New Holland Agriculture, Kobelco, Cifa and Petronas Lubricants. It is a company in the Retail, Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Acento

Castro will be First Dominican to Compete in U.S Formula D

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Young driver Jhonnattan Castro, is the first Dominican ever to compete in the Drift Formula Championship (Formula D), in the U.S; Castro comes from being crowned champion for the 2011 Series. The driver also championed in 2009 and 2010.

The young driver presented the good news he brings for the season, such as is his new car and his participation during intensive training sessions in Japan.

“This is what revolutionized all that we do”, expressed Castro during a press conference hosted yesterday. “It makes me nostalgic to remember my beginnings, how a group of friends and I met up to practice this” reminisced Castro.

Formula D is one of the most highly-rated competitions in USA, the novel driver will participate in seven scheduled dates, in different cities around the nation. “I am the first Dominican ever to represent my nation in this prestigious competition, and I am very proud to be the standard-bearer”, he explained. María Isabel Grullón, Assistant VP of Communications and Corporate Affairs for Banco del Progreso, praised Castro for his talent and efforts.

“He has proven to be consistent, determined, committed and possesses a competitive spirit needed to achieve his goals” Grullón said. “This institution, throughout Team Progreso, is the main sponsor for the champion.

The announcement was made at the Sans Soucí Port premises, where executives of Banco del Progreso rendez-vous’d, linked to the world of high-speed sports, together with members of the press. Also during this gathering, a great exhibition of the sport was provided, granting participation opportunities to many of the attendees.

About Banco del Progreso:

Banco del Progreso is a company in the Financial Services portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Listin Diario

Jhonathan Castro will Attend Drift Event in the US

Jhonathan Castro Will Attend Drift Event in the US

Santo Domingo. Driver Jhonathan Castro, 2011 Drift Series Champion, is getting ready to become the first Dominican ever to compete in the Drift Formula Championship in the U.S, supported by Banco del Progreso.

Castro presented all improvements needed by his vehicle with a demo performance, offered yesterday in the Sans Soucí Port premises.

He said this year will be one of continuous and thorough training to continue showing his leadership in the Mobil 1 Autodrome.

Formula D, which Castro will participate in, is one of  the highest-rated automobile competitions in the USA. The Dominican is scheduled to perform at all 7 races which form the event. María Isabel Grullón, VP at Banco del Progreso, pointed out the talent and quality of Castro.

About Banco del Progreso:

Banco del Progreso is a company in the Financial Services portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: El Dia