Yearly Archives: 2022


Nearshoring opens window to attract US$1.5 billion in investment to Costa Rica

December 22nd, 2022|

This business model was strengthened during the pandemic. In 2021, the country attracted 103 investment projects, which resulted in the creation of 22,461 new jobs. Costa Rica has the potential to continue growing and positioning itself as an investment attraction destination with a value proposition based on people, planet and prosperity. Costa Rica. According to Martín [...]

CooperVision has invested US$220 million in 6 years of operation in Costa Rica

December 16th, 2022|

The company is located in Coyol Free Zone in Alajuela, Costa Rica Company to hire 300 employees on a short-term basis October, 2022. In 2016, the first contact lens manufacturing plant in Costa Rica opened its doors in Coyol Free Zone. A little more than six years later, with 1,000 employees and an estimated investment of [...]

Philips wins National Excellence Award 2022

November 18th, 2022|

Projects were also awarded 2022, the year with the most awards obtained The Cámara de Industrias de Costa Rica recognized Philips as a model of operational excellence in the country by awarding it the National Award for Excellence 2022 and recognizing its management in five categories of the Excellence Award competition. Yesterday, November 17th, Philips received [...]

Coyol Free Zone hosts seven of the Top 30 Global Medical Device companies

November 17th, 2022|

Our park is home to Medtronic, which is the highest valued company in the 2022 MPO Top 30 Medical Device Companies Report Coyol Free Zone hosts in Costa Rica, seven of the Top 30 Global Medical Devices Companies, according to the 2022 Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) Report. Furthermore, our park is home to Medtronic, the company [...]

Coyol Free Zone recognized as the Best Free Zone in the Americas for its sustainable operation and clean economy

October 13th, 2022|

 fDi Intelligence awarded the industrial park as the best Free Trade Zone in the Americas for the second consecutive year.  Publication places it in the Top 10 Free Trade Zones worldwide. Coyol Free Zone received three other international awards for its commitment to innovation and the environment. October. Thanks to the inherent success of Coyol Free [...]

Coyol Free Zone provided educational opportunities to more than 3,000 people

September 21st, 2022|

Young mothers and unemployed people have obtained a job opportunity September. Alajuela residents, unemployed people and socially vulnerable women, are some of the beneficiaries of the educational programs promoted by Coyol Free Zone. These initiatives are developed by the Free Trade Zone and are carried out jointly with leading institutions in the educational field, such as [...]

Coyol Free Zone offers world-class infrastructure, buildings and a sustainable operation in excess of US$400 million

September 15th, 2022|

31 world-class companies opt for the Park's competitive advantages LEED-certified buildings, electronic payment for mobility services, eco-efficient gardens, reduction of carbon emissions, and the use of clean energy confirm environmental commitments September. With an investment of more than US$400 million, Coyol Free Zone (CFZ) offers companies that have decided to locate in this park a world-class [...]

Coyol Free Zone’s Guidelines to Buildings for Life Sciences

September 9th, 2022|

Being a Life Science hub for the Americas is not an easy task, and even less when companies from this industry must follow a strict series of rules and building codes to make their products fit for exportation. They are required to comply with world-class standards in their facilities, as well as regulations of the U.S. [...]

Costa Rica holds the fifth global position in attraction of FDI by Medical Devices companies

August 26th, 2022|

Costa Rica attracted the fifth-highest number of medical devices FDI projects between 2019 and 2020, according to Investment Monitor. The country was responsible for more than a half of the new projects, opened or announced in Central America & the Caribbean in this period, with 25 out of 42 new investments. The boom in new projects [...]

Confluent Medical is celebrating its fourth expansion in Coyol Free Zone

August 17th, 2022|

August. An ambitious expansion of more than 6,000 square meters will allow U.S.-based Confluent Medical Technologies to expand its production capacity in Coyol Free Zone, Costa Rica. This Friday, August 12, the company opened its new facility for the processing of Nitinol components and production of complex catheters, where it uses a combination of clean rooms [...]

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