Amanco Opens New Costa Rica Plant

The company inaugurated a $500.000 plant for producing solvent glue for pipes.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Amanco expects to export glues manufactured in this plant to Central American countries.

Ricardo Gutiérrez, CEO of the company, told newspaper Prensalibre.cr: "...we are implementing a modernization and automation plan for our production facilities in Latin America, ... in order to develop highly innovative products..., our Central American operations are included in this process...".



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Precast Concrete in Nicaragua

July 2012

The Guatemalan PreCon Group has opened its production plant at km 17.5 on the road to Leon.

Investment in new plant was $2 million, and the production area is 1,400 square meters.

An article in Trincheraonline.com reports that "The products that will be marketed in Nicaragua are building materials such as blocks, ‘Blocón’ system, paving stones, curb stones and slabs or beam with with LK moldsh."

San Pedro Sula: Gypsum Board Factory

August 2011

With an investment of $22 million of which 75% has been contributed by Honduran businessmen, the company GypCen will be the first in the region to produce gypsum boards.

The plant, which has the capacity to produce 4 million boards a year, will supply the Central American market, which uses 12 million boards annually.

Colombian Construction Companies Target Central America

March 2010

$7.7 million in deals were closed at a business round between finishes companies and Central American buyers.

The event was organized by Colombia’s Proexport, and saw the participation of 24 companies from that country, and 77 buyers from Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

Panama is the third destination of Colombian products

August 2008

It is the third destination country for Colombian exports of construction products; this is due to the boom in that sector of Panama's economy.

Reports presented at Expocamacol — the main Colombian construction, architecture and design fair held this week in the city of Medellin — show that just this year alone producers of construction materials in Colombia exported $23.7 million to Panama.

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