Jesus Canahuati

Honduras | Grupo Elcatex | Manufacturing

Jesús Canahuati.
September 18, 2022 | 09:00 PM

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After completing his degree in industrial engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1987, with the guidance of his father Juan Canahuati, he founded the Elcatex Group (Elásticos Centroamericanos y Textiles), which currently generates more than 11,000 direct jobs in Honduras. The Elcatex and San Juan Textiles subsidiaries total an annual production of 160 million pounds of fabric, operating eight confection plants that produce more than 270 million items of apparel per year, including T-shirts, sweatshirts, men’s underwear and sportswear.