Press Release


GOMACO Appoints MATRA for Costa Rica


Ida Grove, Iowa, USA – GOMACO Corporation announced the recent appointment of Maquinaria y Tractores Ltda. (MATRA) as a GOMACO distributor for Costa Rica. They will provide sales and service for GOMACO’s full line of concrete construction products. Kent Godbersen, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, GOMACO Corporation in Ida Grove, Iowa, USA, made the appointment. Francisco Ortega is GOMACO’s Managing Director for Latin America.

MATRA’s office is located at 600 Metros al Norte de la Interseccion a San Antonio de Belen, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica. The phone number is 506-2205-0000 and the company’s web site is

“MATRA has a long and established history with over 65 years serving the construction industry in Costa Rica and we are excited to have them join our distributor network,” Godbersen said. “The company has 10 locations throughout the country with modern workshops and the ability to stock a large number of spare parts. We’re sure the company will be excellent representatives for the GOMACO product line and also offer the necessary sales and service support to our many customers in this area.”

GOMACO Corporation ( is the worldwide leader in concrete construction equipment with headquarters in Ida Grove, Iowa, USA. GOMACO equipment will slipform concrete streets and highways, airport runways, curb and gutter, sidewalks and recreational trails, safety barrier, bridge parapet, and irrigation canals. Support equipment includes grade trimmers, concrete placers, concrete placer/spreaders, and texturing and curing machines. The company also offers equipment to finish flat slabs, bridges, and slopes. GOMACO will consult on unique concrete paving applications and equipment needs. Products are offered through a worldwide distributor network for local sales, parts and service expertise.