Financing was obtained through the Central American Economic Integration Bank, known as BCIE for its Spanish initials.
"On of the participants of this new investment initiative is HEMCO, a mining corporation. The company is expanding its activities by investing in this technological project, which could become a Central American leader in bilingual BPO, Business Process Outsourcing", reports newspaper El Nuevo Diario.
Representatives from call center and outsourcing companies told president Porfirio Lobo their intention of investing in the country.
Executives from Ovum, Arledge Company and Harts Group met with Grupo Karim's, the administrator of Altia Business Park.
"These companies operate in the call center industry, server support, back office services, telemarketing and providing operation centers for regional corporations", explained an article in Proceso Digital.
A new global services center will attend Panama and several Latin American countries.
In its new facilities, the multinational corporation offers tech support and outsourcing services. It employs 145 workers, and has generated an additional 100 indirect jobs.
From Laestrella.com.pa: "Additionally, a technology training center will be built in Panama, after an agreement was signed with the Vocational Training Institute for Human Development and the Technological University of Panama".