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Ingram Micro Hires 300 Costa Rican to Repair Mobile Phones

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Consumer electronics distributor, Ingram Micro has announced the opening of a new facility in Costa Rica, creating some 300 local jobs. As the largest repair facility in Costa Rica, the facility will further support Ingram Micro Mobility's growing business in Latin America.

Initially, the facility will be fully dedicated to supporting the company's mobile device lifecycle services, specifically device recovery and technical repair.

The facility primarily serves Ingram Micro Mobility's partnership with an unnamed USA based mobile network operator, creating added capacity and efficiencies to support smartphone recovery operations.

"The opening of this new state-of-the-art device lifecycle solutions facility in Costa Rica is an excellent addition to Ingram Micro Mobility's capabilities to meet the needs of our global customers," said Christopher Newell, vice president Global Reverse Logistics, Ingram Micro Mobility. "We have added capacity, which we can further expand as our customers' services requirements continue to grow, while also creating efficiencies within our operations."

The Costa Rica operation is led by Guillermo Araya, plant manager, who reports to Newell.

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