Month: February 2010

CAEI Begins Harvest; Aspiring to 80,000 Tons of Sugar

San Pedro de Macorís. The Consorcio Azucarero de Empresas Industriales (CAEI) began milling the 2010 harvest, projected at a production of 80,000 metric tonnes of sugar.

The emporio pointed out that for this harvest, several significant investment were made in the Cristóbal Colón Sugar Mill, mainly repairing boilers and mills; as well as in the electric area and cane preparation division.

They stated also, that these efforts are aimed at achieving greater efficiency and performance at the factory, with continuous and stable milling.

Likewise, CAEI also emphasized that great investments made within the field, pursuant to attaining prime result raw material. They also pointed out that a logistics system has been designed and developed so that the sugar cane arrives in fresher conditions to the factory, and juices can be extracted containing high levels of saccharose.

According to CAEI, as part of their continuous improvement program, among other things, they have hired the advisory services  of  the London Consulting Group, whom will be in charge of assessing all operational systems and work methodologies.

“We have prepared to optimize all our processes and make them more efficient, to achieve high levels of performance and quality, in the field as well as in the factory” they added.

About CAEI:

CAEI is a company in the Energy and Industry 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: Diario Libre