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8,800 women work in medical device manufacturing

March 19th, 2020|

Women are 55% of the Coyol Free Zone workforce March. Thousands of women in administrative and operational positions work daily in the 28 companies based in Coyol Free Zone, from where 63% of the total medical devices produced in Costa Rica is exported to the world. During the last 13 years, an ecosystem for global life [...]

Sustainable growth will challenge free zones in 2020

December 6th, 2019|

Coyol Free Zone develops actions in terms of employability and sustainability November. 2019 will go down in history as a year with winds in many directions that forced the ship to adapt on the fly. Private and public companies faced the need to rethink work methods and procedures that will now force us from 2020, to [...]

Ranking spotlights location and services of Coyol Free Zone

November 8th, 2019|

November. The Top Free Zones 2019 ranking by the international magazine Site Selection named Coyol Free Zone as the best free zone in Latin America and the Caribbean for the third consecutive year. The publication emphasizes the world-class infrastructure of the free zone and its essential services for the operations of Life Science companies, such as [...]

Virtual models impact the construction of industrial buildings

October 14th, 2019|

September. The new structural models and an increasingly sustainable development demand are the spearheads of technologies in the construction industry. Coyol Free Zone, a real estate developer with built-to-suit solutions for the Life Sciences industry, already ventures into the modeling of its new buildings through Building Information Models (BIM), which allows it a broad advantage and [...]

International ranking recognizes the work of Coyol Free Zone in the Life Sciences industry

October 14th, 2019|

October 14th. This 2019, for the second consecutive year, fDi Magazine recognizes the specialized services that Coyol Free Zone offers to those of the companies located in the park and to potential clients. This year, the magazine gave Coyol Free Zone 3 awards: Best Free Zone for Expansions, Best Free Zone for Medical Devices and Best [...]

Coyol Free Zone will generate 1,500 new jobs during the next 6 months

June 18th, 2019|

Coyol Free Zone (CFZ), the leader in exports of the Life Sciences sector in Costa Rica, announced, during a visit from the President of Costa Rica, that the established companies will generate 1,500 new jobs during the next 6 months. Candidates sought for these positions are people from diverse backgrounds and profiles; manufacturing operators, precision mechanics, [...]

Medical Devices Exports Increased $546 million

May 9th, 2019|

Exports figures have tripled between 2014 and 2018 A single park exports 62,7% of all medical devices May 2019. Coyol Free Zone (CFZ) medical device exports have increased by $546 million, going from $1.430 million in 2017 to $1.976 millions in 2018, according to data from the Foreign Trade Promoter Agency (PROCOMER). This behavior reflects the [...]

What Makes Costa Rica and Coyol Free Zone a Great Business Ecosystem?

May 23rd, 2018|

In 2017 Site Selection Magazine awarded Coyol Free Zone as the Top Free Zone in Latin America and the Caribbean. Visit: For the May edition, the Site Selection Investment Report described the great business ecosystem of Costa Rica and the strategic reasons for the investor’s success, among them Coyol Free Zone and CINDE (the Costa [...]

From a sugarcane farm to medical devices manufacture

February 13th, 2018|

The costarican magazine Inversión Inmobiliaria, a reference publication for decision makers in the field of real estate, dedicated a full interview to our Coyol Free Zone President, Álvaro Carballo. Here you can find 11 years of experience and operation, and the extensive path of how Coyol Free Zone became an excellent industrial park with exports of [...]