Shockwave Medical is starting operations in Coyol Free Zone and is looking to hire operators

February 6th, 2023|

The company is a pioneer in the development of intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) to treat complex cardiovascular diseases complicated by calcification. To apply for a position, enter the Coyol Free Zone Job Center at the following link: Interested parties must be available to travel to the United States and stay in that country for up to [...]

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 [...]

Nevro Corp. announces Investment of US$21 Million in Coyol Free Zone

November 11th, 2021|

November. Coyol Free Zone, the specialized Life Sciences industry Park in Costa Rica, celebrates the opening of the global operations of Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), with a 35,000 square foot facility. Nevro expects to invest approximately US$21 million by the end of 2022 to support future growth initiatives. Thus, the Park reaches 30 operating companies (Bayer [...]

Bayer to invest US$200 million (EUR 170 million) in new pharmaceutical plant in Costa Rica

October 8th, 2021|

The investment is intended to contribute to its sustainability objectives. Bayer is committed to providing access to modern contraceptives for women in low- and middle-income countries and contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical plant, which will produce long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC), is already under construction in the Coyol Free [...]

Costa Rica consolidates its position as a destination for the pharmaceutical industry

October 5th, 2021|

Bayer operations reaffirm Coyol Free Zone’s potential as industry cluster October. Our country is making steady progress in the consolidation as a destination for the pharmaceutical industry, and Coyol Free Zone is proof of this, as it is home to the new Bayer Medical Alajuela plant, an investment of around $200 million. This announcement by the [...]

Philips builds a new research and development laboratory

September 22nd, 2021|

Construction of the first laboratory at Philips Costa Rica, dedicated to the research and development of medical devices, began in September. The laboratory will test and characterize materials and processes involved in the manufacture of image-guided therapy products. Furthermore, general research and development support will be provided to the company. “It is great news for our [...]

Teradyne expands its operations and invests US$20 million

August 23rd, 2021|

August. Teradyne (NYSE:TER) will occupy a new 11,000 m2 building, starting this month, with the relocation of its operations to the Coyol Free Zone. This move is part of the expansion plan of the company to increase its operations in the country as well as its Research and Development (R&D) capabilities. Teradyne Costa Rica creates employment [...]

Coyol Free Zone celebrates Establishment Labs’ third expansion project in the park

June 25th, 2021|

Latest project will generate 1,000 new jobs June 2021. Establishment Labs Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: ESTA), one of the companies located in Coyol Free Zone, began the construction of its Sulayiöm Innovation Campus in Costa Rica. This is the third expansion project that the company undertakes in the free zone. The project adds to its world-class operation [...]

Establishment Labs Breaks Ground on Third Facility, Preparing to Expand Capabilities in Manufacturing, R&D, and Medical Education

June 23rd, 2021|

Facility will support Establishment Labs’ planned growth, including launches of Motiva® Flora® and of Motiva MIA®as well as geographic expansion into China and the United States. Builds on Establishment Labs’ world class manufacturing operations in Costa Rica; annual capacity will more than double to approximately 1,900,000 Motiva implants/year when fully operational. Will expand research & development [...]

Freudenberg Medical Expands Costa Rica Operations

June 1st, 2021|

Additional cleanroom for catheter manufacturing, assemblies, and components BEVERLY, Massachusetts – Freudenberg Medical, a global contract design and manufacturing provider to the medical device industry, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Alajuela, Costa Rica. The expansion project adds 8,600 square feet to the existing facility which includes construction of an additional ISO Class 7 cleanroom for [...]

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