Zollner Elektronik AG
In November 2014, our anchor tenant Zollner Elektronik AG, a German Company established manufacturing operations at La Lima Free Zone and Business Park. Zollner is one of the world leaders in Electronic Manufacturing & Engineering Services (EMS). Zollner is ranked #1 EMS in Europe and #15 in the World). Zollner’s High-Tech plant in Cartago was developed by Garnier & Garnier and was designed to serve customers located in US, Canada and Mexico as well as provide support to their facilities in Europe and Asia.
The company invested approximately $10 million in the initial phase and is employing around 200 employees. About 99% of the employees reside in Cartago. Therefore, consolidating this location as an area offering companies abundant highly skilled labor force. This first building is about 5,000 m2 in size and the company manufactures electronic components for the automotive industry and has option to expand their footprint.
“Garnier & Garnier is ideal for the initial expansion of Zollner solution in Costa Rica,“ said Markus Aschenbrenner, CEO of Zollner Inc. “The Garnier Group is prominent in Costa Rica, is known for its quality, and they presented the best option that Zollner needs. Based on the GAM, La Lima free Zone location offers easy access to major routes for logistics which is very important to our business.“ -Continuous Aschenbrenner.
Medical equipment & technologies
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives.
Edwards partners with physicians to innovate products designed to help patients live longer, healthier and more productive lives. We focus on medical technologies that address large and growing patient populations in which there are significant unmet clinical needs.
ITEK is a company based in Costa Rica. It is a shelter manufacturing facility with a wide range of services to help customers profit from being present in Costa Rica's vibrant medical device community: from labor-based manufacturing and distribution services to co-location and joint-venture.
Health Care Products & Services
Coloplast is a Danish Multinational Company develops ostomy, continence, urology, wound and skin care products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. It has operations in over 40 countries, including a recent decision to establish operations at La Lima Free Zone Park.
Industrial Automation Technologies
The company has established operations at our Multitenant Building. Matthews Brands Solutions which is the division at La Lima, designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of marking, coding and industrial automation technologies and solutions. Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors worldwide rely on the company´s track, control and pick products at the highest levels of accuracy and throughput at every level of their global and domestic supply chains.
Matthews also offers custom control packages engineered to meet the specific needs original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in virtually every industry. The facility at La Lima will be exporting products to the US.
Heraeus Medical Components designs, manufactures, and supplies components and assemblies for medical device companies. Its products include raw materials, pacemaker and implantable cardiac defibrillator components, stylets, core and stiffening wires, drive cables, electrodes, micro components, complex assemblies, implantable housings, guidewire and catheter components and assemblies, X-ray components, and surgical instrumentation.
Align Technology is a global medical device company that is changing lives through better smiles. The company reimagines and reinvents the way orthodontic and restorative treatment is presented and delivered to millions of people around the world through a network of Invisalign-trained doctors. The Invisalign system is used for straightening teeth with a series of custom-made aligners for each patient. It is a combination of proprietary virtual modeling software, rapid manufacturing processes and mass customization, and custom-made aligners with patented aligner material.