Tigsa Offers Satellite Technology for Crops

The company will distribute in Guatemala a technology known as AGROSAT (agriculture by satellite).

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Through this technology the farmer is given information which helps him make better decisions about where to sow and take specific care of the plant.

Tigsa Marketing Manager, Ana de Brolo, told sigloxxi.com: "... the company aims to offer innovative solutions for farmers, and we go a step further, increasing production and improving the quality of crops through soil analysis and diagnosis'.”

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Fertilizers: Disagro Buys Abonos del Pacífico

November 2015

The Guatemalan Disagro has announced the purchase of the shares of Pacific Fertilizers, dedicated to the import and marketing of agricultural fertilizers, with operations in Costa Rica and Panama.

It has been reported that the Guatemalan firm announced the acquisition on November 20, and it is subject to consideration by the Commission for the Promotion of Competition (COPROCOM) in Costa Rica.

Awards: Fertilizers for $25 million

April 2015

The Guatemalan National Development Fund has awarded to the company Fertilizantes Maya S.A. a contract for the supply of fertilizers for agricultural use.

An offer was also received from the company Tigsa Fertilizantes S.A. in the amount of $30.2 million, but the award was given to the company that submitted the lowest bid, Fertilizantes Maya S.A., worth $25 million.

Guatemala: $60 million “Emergency” Purchase

April 2012

Amid much controversy about the procedures to be followed, the government of Guatemala has issued a tender for the supply of fertilizers through the "emergency purchase" method.

The award of a contract to purchase fertilizer for $ 60 million (Q460 million) should be decided on Friday by the Guatemalan Ministry of Agriculture after a long legal process and a heavy dispute over bidding mechanisms.

Progress in Fertilizer Purchase in Guatemala

March 2012

The Appraisal Board at the Ministry of Agriculture has accepted three of the five bids received, and announced that contracts will be awarded on Monday March 30th.

The companies who qualified to take part in the tender for the contract for the purchase of one million 914 thousand bags of fertilizer are Disagro of Guatemala, Tigsa Fertilizantes and Fertilizantes Maya (Mayafert), reported Prensalibre.com.

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