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Omar Ford

March 1, 2024

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Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical is breaking ground on a 107,600 square feet/10,000 square meter manufacturing facility in Costa Rica with construction scheduled to be completed in 2025. The facility will be in the Evolution Free Zone Industrial Park in the Alajuela Province in the town of Grecia.

The decision for the new site is driven by Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical’s strategic goal to help customers consolidate their value chains, reducing overall costs. As the company’s first facility in Central America, it will facilitate supply chain continuity through a global manufacturing and distribution base and support key customers in nearshoring production.

Capabilities offered at the facility will include liquid silicone rubber molding, dipping, thermoplastic production, and assembly to support key initiatives and growth plans of customers in critical healthcare and medical applications. It will also feature cleanroom production and be designed to meet stringent industry-specific standards for medical device manufacturing.

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Omar Ford

Omar Ford is MD+DI's Editor-in-Chief. You can reach him at [email protected].

 

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