The Laboratories Sector provides services to more than 75% of export products. It includes services for all product export chains, starting with the receipt of raw materials till the end with verification of end products. It may also include local legal requirement compliance verification services or end market verification services, such as food safety or product labeling. It has state-of-the-art technology and international accreditations, so the services are exported directly to users in Central America, the Caribbean and the Andean region. Reports from Guatemalan accredited laboratories are accepted worldwide.
The Sector is integrated by laboratories that provide services to industry, by internal laboratories of large national and multinational companies, by suppliers of equipment and supplies, by specialized service providers such as calibration or hazardous waste management experts, and by complementary service companies such as consultancies or, for example, design development and construction of water treatment plants.