Sacos del Atlantico was originally founded under the name of Samcarsa (Sacos Multipliegos y Cartones, S.A.) on March 1986 focusing in the local market, in the production of bags for the industry of cement, lime, construction and food (flours, seeds, concentrates). Located in the City of Guatemala, it had a strategic location to serve the local market.
Due to the increase of the need of high quality bags in the region and also to the arise of new technology in automatic filling machines in the industry of cement and with the objective of venturing internationally, the present plant was founded on July 19th, 2004. It is located in Rio Hondo, Zacapa, Guatemala (127 Km far from the City). It has wide facilities and a modern equipment for the production of bags (multiwall paper sacks) and capacity installed of 130 million of bags.
Currently, we count with a Code of Values, Ethics and Behavior -COVEC- (as in Spanish) which guide us to an ethical behavior, genuine leadership, solidarity and commitment to the sustainability of the company. Thanks to the experience while living our code, combined with our Leadership Agenda, we have been recognized as a great place to work in the region and in Latin America by the Great Place to Work Institute.
In the category, Best Enterprises to Work in Central America & Caribbean: 20 to 100 employees 2016.
Sacos del Atlantico obtained 10th place.
At Sacos del Atlantico, we provide innovative solutions for paper packing by developing activities that promote added value to our clients, shareholders, employees and other related parties; through experienced personnel who is committed with the constant and permanent improvement of our systems, process and products. For this reason, we look forward to:
1.- Leadership and Commercial Innovation:
We satisfy the needs of our clients by adapting and improving our products.
2.- Leadership in Costs:
We constantly work in the operative efficiency, release of invested funds, optimization of the distribution and negotiation with suppliers.
3.- Sustainable Development:
We look over the accomplishment of the legal requirements and others established by the organization seeking to be a responsible organization with the society and environment. In addition of being committed to an appropriate risk management that allows to establish controls that reduce the possibility and the impact of materialization of threats, and also that ensure the performance of the proper activities and the logistic chain free of illegal procedures that could damage or put in danger our prestige and name, as well as the name of our shareholders in this business.
4.- Organizational Effectiveness:
We are committed with the prevention of incidents and impacts. That is why, we apply our leadership agenda for the achievement of results and provide a pleasant, safe and healthy work environment.