April 17, 2014

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Miami: International

Corporate Connections

Hundreds of companies are involved in international business in Miami-Dade.

Rosa Sugrañes
Rosa Sugrañes is chairman of Iberia Tiles, which represents factories in Spain, Brazil, China and Turkey, among other countries.?

Here are a few of the largest.

Chemicals: Eastman Chemical

Consulting Services: Neoris

Consumer Products: Electrolux Home Products International

Distribution: All American Containers, Iberia Tiles, Brightstar

Financial Services: Banco Sabadell (owns TransAtlantic Bank and Mellon United, which is now called Sabadell United Bank), TotalBank (owned by Grupo Banco Popular Español of Spain), Royal Bank of Canada, Crédit Agricole, Wells Fargo, Visa, MasterCard, City National Bank (owned by Caja Madrid of Spain), Ocean Bank, Mercantil Commercebank

Don Francisco’s
Don Francisco’s "Sabado Gigante" is filmed at Univision studios in Miami.?[Photo: Brian Smith]
Food and Beverage: Kraft Foods, Danone Americas, Del Monte Fresh Produce

Fuel: World Fuel Services

Healthcare: Baptist Health South Florida, University of Miami Hospital, Jackson Memorial Health System, Mercy Hospital, insurer Bupa

Heavy Equipment: Caterpillar, Komatsu Latin America

Law Firms: Greenberg Traurig; Holland & Knight; Gunster; Hogan & Hartson; Hunton & Williams; Akerman Senterfitt

Media and Entertainment: Editorial Televisa, MTV Networks, Discovery Networks, Venevisión, Caracol, Telemundo, Univisión

Medical: Medtronic, Novartis, Baxter, Cordis

Passenger and Cargo Airlines: American Airlines, LAN Chile, Delta, Arrow Air, US Airways

Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising: Edelman, Porter Novelli, McCann MIA (part of McCann Worldgroup), The Jeffrey Group, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Americas Media Group Worldwide

Retail: Burger King Corp., the Gap

Paulo Camasmie on the company’s first two-wheeler, the Musashi? [Photo: Brook Pifer]

Shipping/Logistics: FedEx, United Parcel Service, Seaboard Marine, Econocaribe, APL (a subsidiary of Neptune Orient Lines), Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Ryder System

Technology: Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, Canon, Cisco Systems, Adobe Systems, Apple, Ingram Micro, Oracle Corp., SAP

Telecommunications: Telefónica, AT&T, Tracfone Wireless

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