Not many Colombians have heard about a pump manufacturer with headquarters in Denmark. This is a fact, which will be changed, after Grundfos, on April 9, inaugurated a company in the capital Bogota.
With the new company Grundfos wants to be a part of the positive development in the South American country, which among other things benefits from an increasing utilization of its big oil resources.
Deputy General Manager, Grundfos Colombia, Carlos Añasco, described in his speech the inauguration as a very important moment in the history of Grundfos.
- Colombia is one of the most important countries in South America and with the intention to expand more, he said.
Closer to the customer
Group Executive Vice President Lars Aagaard referred to the establishment in Colombia as an ambitious project for a company with big ambitions.
- Our strategy in recent years is to be close to our customers and the way we found we could be closer to our customers is founding this company, he said, continuing:
- We strongly believe, that our customers will help us in our growth.
Regional Managing Director Carlo Prola said in his speach, that he has confidence in people’s belief in the future and emphasized it with this statement about his own belief in Grundfos’ future development in Colombia:
- We want to be the number one.