CORPORACION AMÉRICA

Corporacion America is an Argentine holding which has thrived on its dynamism and versatility to successfully develop completely diverse enterprises in highly competitive markets and in different parts of the world.

Corporacion America is an Argentine holding which has thrived on its dynamism and versatility to successfully develop completely diverse enterprises in highly competitive markets and in different parts of the world.

The holding started out in the textile industry, covering the entire process from cotton-growing and spinning to designing and weaving.

It then entered the world of communications, creating a modern multimedia network, which included the best developed cable television system in Latin America, as well as radios, newspapers and broadcast television.

Afterwards, the holding expanded into new activities:

Airports

It operates the airport and cargo terminals at fifty-three airports of Latin America and Europe. This activity comprises the airport operational and commercial management, as well as fuelling, cargo, and other related services.

Agribusiness

It carries out the exploitation of over 100,000 ha of land in different provinces of Argentina, where a variety of crops are grown. Of these hectares 20,000 are equipped with computer controlled sprinkler irrigation. Additionally, it has 20,000 heads of cattle with state-of-the-art genetic technology and animals that have been recognized with the most important Argentine prizes. It has lands devoted to cereal, oilseed and grape growing. This know-how in the industry of agriculture has been transferred to other countries of the world.

Services

Corporación América leads the operations of one of the most important banks in Armenia and holds the concession of the official postal service in that country.

Energy

It has undertaken the installation of a complete-cycle biodiesel plant, with an annual output of 240,000 tons and an estimated 1 million tons over the following years.

Through its divisions, Unitec Energy and oil company CGC, it conducts hydrocarbon exploration and production operations, mainly in Latin America.

Infrastructure

It is the road operator of over 1,200 km of routes in Argentina and constructor of road works, runways and airport terminals.

Tecnology

Since February 2013, Corporación América stands at the forefront of the region with the start up of Unitec Blue, South America's first nanotechnology factory, which specializes in the production of silicon, chips, smart cards and LED lighting.