Empresas ADOC

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Empresas ADOC is a Salvadoran shoe manufacturing company; in 1990, it was the largest manufacturer of shoes in Central America.[1] Its headquarters are located in Soyapango.[2]

Mr. Roberto Palomo founded the firm in the mid-1950s. As of 1990, ADOC was the largest employer in El Salvador with over 3,000 employees. ADOC has retail operations, leather and rubber production and processing operations, and the only abattoir in El Salvador to be United States Department of Agriculture approved.[1]

As of 2005, its only U.S. location is in Gulfton, Houston, Texas.[3]


  1. ^ a b Jones, Stuart. "Despite civil strife, El Salvador is a good market for savvy investors." Business America. September 10, 1990. 1. Retrieved on March 4, 2010.
  2. ^ "Empresas Adoc, Sociedad Anonima De Capital Variable (Adoc)." MANTA. Retrieved on March 4, 2010.
  3. ^ Rogers, Susan. "Superneighborhood 27: A Brief History of Change." Places: Vol. 17: No. 2. Posted on the California Digital Library. 2005. 37. Retrieved on November 19, 2008.