COANSA (Corporacion Andina COANSA S.A.) is a company of Costa Rican capital which was founded in 1986 with the purpose of providing packaging solutions and raw materials to manufacturers in Central America – a region of 45 million people, composed of seven countries: Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
Across Central America, we sell products to clients in more than 50 industrial sectors, and our annual sales exceed US$35 million. We have an impeccable record of payments and compliance with obligations, which have allowed us to work with clients, suppliers and financial institutions of great prestige in our region and abroad.
We have operations and/or offices in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama and Houston. In our headquarters in Costa Rica, we operate in a 28,000 m2 facility of which 8,000 m2 are roofed warehouse space, with short-term plans to add another 2,500 m2. In this area we also operate a bonded warehouse which grants us increased flexibility in operations to serve customers in Duty Free Trade Zones and to re-export to neighboring countries. Our facilities are state of the art and are key in supporting our sales and distribution activities in the region.
COANSA is recognized as market leader and as experts in our business. We have regional expertise in technical sales, operations, logistics and finance. Our team consists of professionals with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Our operating history has allowed us to develop the flexibility needed to constantly adapt to evolving market needs of both clients and suppliers. We have commercial alliances with global companies who are leaders in their industries, and we serve as their local partner in the region. We adapt our business model to satisfy their needs and those of our clients, in a way that creates long term benefits and added value for all parties.