Shockwave Medical opens manufacturing plant in Costa Rica and will hire 1,200 persons

April 10th, 2024|

With a projected investment of US$40 million by 2028, divided into two stages, the company built its first plant outside the United States in the Coyol Free Trade Zone, Alajuela. The company joins the Costa Rican life sciences sector, which is made up of 92 companies, exporting more than US$7.6 billion in 2023. Alajuela, April 9, [...]

Companies in Coyol Free Zone provide 26,796 quality jobs in the Life Sciences Industry

March 22nd, 2024|

74% of the workforce holds operational positions 54% of total positions are held by women March 2024. The 33 companies located in Coyol Free Zone, Costa Rica's leading exporter in the Life Sciences sector, have become an important source of employment, as well as research and development. Today, a total of 26,796 people have formal, inclusive [...]

Free Trade Zones and their promise of female empowerment

March 15th, 2024|

Explore how industrial parks in Costa Rica are empowering women and advancing the life sciences industry, creating a landscape of opportunity and growth Free Trade Zones (FTZ) provide a powerful platform for opportunity and inclusion. Through the companies that operate in this zones, thousands of quality jobs are generated, often in population segments without access to [...]

Coyol Free Zone provides direct employment opportunities to more than 12,850 women

March 11th, 2024|

March 2024. Coyol Free Zone and its robust business ecosystem is an important generator of quality employment and talent development. Currently, 54% of the human talent in this business park is made up of women. With their work and dedication, they contribute to the development and wellbeing of their families, their community and the country. This [...]

Coyol Free Zone supports the academic growth of people working in multinationals

March 8th, 2024|

Discover how Coyol Free Zone is transforming the medical devices manufacturing and pharmaceutical industry, with success stories and cutting-edge educational programs Success stories happen every day at the companies based in Coyol Free Zone, and they are a testament to the growth opportunities available for men and women. Elidiameth Ureña, a production trainer at Abbott, is [...]

Is Costa Rica a promising location for the semiconductor industry?

February 28th, 2024|

Coyol Free Zone offers multiple perks and particular conditions that would benefit any semiconductor manufacturing company coming to Costa Rica For many decades, Costa Rica has stood out as an ideal environment for a lot of advanced manufacturing companies, evolving towards an industry that innovates with Artificial Intelligence, process automation, and cost-efficiency. With the semiconductor industry [...]

Women in STEM careers make their way into a world of opportunity at Coyol Free Zone

February 19th, 2024|

February 2024. In a world where scientific and technological advances are increasingly impacting people's lives, women are playing an important role in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related careers in medical device and technology companies located in the Coyol Free Zone in Costa Rica. This is the case of Silvia Arias, who currently works as [...]

Coyol Free Zone: creating value through innovation and a focus on the quality of life of employees

February 15th, 2024|

At Coyol Free Zone, we offer a comprehensive suite of complementary services that allow companies to focus on what they do best, while easing access to everything they need to operate. This has allowed our Park to become an industrial hub, highly specialized in the Life Sciences. Our service offering for the Life Sciences cluster is [...]

Freudenberg Medical invests US$25 million to build its second operating center in Coyol Free Zone

February 14th, 2024|

Investment will create 600 new quality jobs within the first 3 years of operation. February 2024. Freudenberg Medical, a global contract design and manufacturing (CMO) company for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industry, expands its operations in Coyol Free Zone, in Alajuela, Costa Rica. The company, which has industrial centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia, [...]

CODE opens employment exchange for Coyol and Evolution Free Trade Zones

February 7th, 2024|

Those interested in registering for CODE Development Group's new employment exchange can access the link: February 2024. CODE Development Group, a 100% Costa Rican-owned company, and the developer of Coyol Free Zone and Evolution Free Zone, opened its new employment exchange for those who are looking for a quality job opportunity. The new employment exchange [...]

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