Yearly Archives: 2020


MicroVention Is To Create 2,000 Jobs Through Expansion In Costa Rica By Building A New Plant

December 9th, 2020|

MicroVention started operations in Costa Rica in 2012, and is to invest US $80 million in a new 20,000-meter-squared plant. The American-Japanese company, MicroVention-Terumo from the life sciences sector, announced that it will expand its operations in Costa Rica.  With an investment of close to US $80 million by the end of 2022, it will build [...]

Medtronic Costa Rica Obtains Leed Platinum Certification For The Operation Of Its Corporate Building

December 9th, 2020|

Energy and water savings along with good environmental quality are the assets to highlight in the operation of the Medtronic building. Medtronic’s certification showcases the good practices that are followed in Costa Rica in terms of sustainability, leadership and proper use of spaces. Medtronic, a world leader in technology, solutions and medical services, announces that its [...]

Nevro to establish manufacturing operations in Costa Rica

December 3rd, 2020|

San José, Costa Rica, December 1st, 2020  -- Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a global medical device company that is providing innovative, evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, announced on September 14, 2020 plans to establish global manufacturing operations in Costa Rica to support future growth initiatives. Nevro chose Coyol Free Zone as its location [...]

Costa Rica’s human talent manufactures devices that treat breast cancer in Europe and the United States

November 23rd, 2020|

More than one million medical devices for women's health are exported annually November. The high added-value that Costa Rica generates for the Life Sciences industry translates into health for thousands of women around the world. Hologic Costa Rica, a company that employs more than 700 employees in the Coyol Free Zone in Alajuela, specializes in the [...]

Costa Rica consolidates strategic position in the Life Sciences industry

November 11th, 2020|

Flexibility and a robust free zone transportation system keep operations going during the pandemic November. The COVID-19 pandemic has reaffirmed the strategic position that Costa Rica holds as a country where companies in the Life Sciences sector can enjoy business continuity despite unprecedented situations. In a recent event hosted by Inversión Inmobiliaria Magazine called LifeSciences: Insights [...]

Coyol Free Zone once again ranked one of the Best Free Zones in the world

November 2nd, 2020|

Positioned #7 in the Top Free Zones 2020 ranking November 2020. Coyol Free Zone, the leading free zone in medical device exports in the country, continues to achieve success in global rankings. This time, the international publication, Site Selection Magazine, placed Coyol Free Zone for the fourth consecutive year in the Top Free Zones 2020, this [...]

We are today’s Best Free Zone in Latin America

October 23rd, 2020|

Coyol Free Zone, a completely Costa Rican company and a leader in medical devices exports, was recognized by the prestigious magazine, The European of Thompson Reuters, as the Best Free Zone in Latin America. Additionally, Coyol Free Zone was ranked #7 in the world's Top 10 zones, also confirmed by fDi Intelligence, a monitoring tool of [...]

Philips Costa Rica is certified to ISO 50001: 2018

October 23rd, 2020|

Philips Costa Rica, in keeping with its goal of working in a responsible and sustainable way, obtained the certification to ISO 50001: 2018 - the standard for an energy management system. This achievement ensures efficient energy management and responsible use of available energy resources as a commitment to respecting the planet's finite resources and to reducing [...]

Best Free Zone in Latin America: Coyol Free Zone

October 15th, 2020|

October 2020. Coyol Free Zone, a completely Costa Rican company and leader in medical devices exports, was named by the prestigious magazine, The European of Thompson Reuters, as the Best Free Zone in Latin America; likewise, Coyol Free Zone has been ranked #7 in the world’s Top 10 Free Zones, also confirmed by fDi Intelligence, a [...]


October 12th, 2020|

Coyol Free Zone, the leading park in the export of medical devices in the country, delivered on Monday a donation of 50,000 masks to protect people in vulnerable conditions throughout the country. The masks were donated as a contribution from the park to the “Put a mask on your heart too” campaign that seeks to provide [...]

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