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Empresas-Polar: Embracing technology innovation

Published: 06 October 2010

ID: G00208041

Analyst(s): John Mahoney, Kristian Steenstrup , John P. Roberts


Founded as a brewery in 1941, Empresas-Polar is the largest nongovernment corporation in Venezuela (notwithstanding its size, the company is privately held). Today the company manufactures and distributes a wide variety of food and beverages, supplying 300,000 retail customers. Empresas-Polar employs 32,000 and had 2009 revenue of US$7.5 billion.

Table Of Contents
  • Evaluating new technologies for the business
  • Moving from technology to process design and information management
  • Enabling future growth

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