Who we are

The Sector includes laboratories and ancillary service companies that provide tests, technical support, consultancy, training, certification, and research services for the food and beverage industry, agro-industry, environmental services, cosmetics, hygiene and disinfectant products, pharmaceutical, manufacturing industry in general, mining industry, medical research and health sectors.

The audits and certifications we provide are carried out according to international protocols or private client-owned protocols, for example audits on food safety, occupational health and safety programs or environmental aspects.

Our experts have extensive experience in different types of industries, including the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry for the validation of equipment and other systems.

The services provided by our members make it easier for businesses to export their products with the necessary support to meet country of origin production and legal requirements. Our services also cover local legal and production requirements. This reduces risks in the commercial exchange of products increasing security for the international buyers, thereby reducing risk management costs in commercial transactions.

Service segments

Service Laboratories

They provide testing services for industrial companies, importers and exporters of agricultural products, industrial and health products. They also offer environmental, calibration and human health services.


They provide supplies, services and equipment for the testing services suppliers. The segment includes suppliers of equipment and supplies, safety equipment, rapid test kits and metrological services.

Ancillary Services

They are made up of professional services closely related to the use of laboratory results, such as: water treatment, hazardous waste disposal and recycling.

Internal Laboratories

Laboratories that belong to private companies operating in Guatemala and that constantly carry out quality control analyses of raw materials, processes and products related to their activity.

Benefits of being a member of the Labs Commission


As a member of the Labs Commission, you obtain:

Participation in exclusive Commission events.

Preferential prices for trainings, other technical activities and business promotion events.

Priority in projects managed by the commission with donors and partners.

Guidance and support in management and administrative processes with government authorities.

Access to sector standards and updated testing methods.

Listing in the Commission's member Directory.

Priority in providing buyers with information about services offered by our members.

Advantages of becoming a member of AGEXPORT


As a member of AGEXPORT you will be able to receive advice from the Commission and related departments, as well as market information and trends for your export product. Likewise, continuous training in export processes and support to overcome obstacles to trade is offered bimonthly.


Additional benefits are institutional discounts for members, and listing in the Exporters Directory. In addition, members participate in commercial negotiations, receive invitations to trade shows and information on products and companies is shared with foreign businesses to help exports grow.

Zsolt Gerendas

Zsolt Gerendas

Agronomist / Laboratory Accreditation

Languages: Spanish, English


28 years of experience in Quality Assurance systems development. Consulting services in quality assurance systems for laboratories. ISO 9000, HACCP, Good Agricultural Practices, and Good Manufacturing Practices. Cooperation projects.

15 Avenue 14-72, Zone 13

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