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Welcome to Freudenberg Medical Costa Rica

Your premier destination in Latin America for state-of-the-art nearshoring medical device manufacturing and assembly services 

Freudenberg Medical established its first production facility in Costa Rica in 2012. Since then, we have delivered cutting-edge solutions from Costa Rica to medical device OEMs around the world. Our customers value our efficient services and capabilities along the entire device lifecycle including cost-effective manufacturing and assembly on a large scale.

With our second facility, operational in March 2025, we are expanding our technologies to deliver increasingly complex products to our global customer base. It will be dedicated to the assembly of high-volume minimally invasive catheters for electrophysiology, vascular and structural heart therapies and other medical devices that require high-precision manual assembly.

Costa Rica boasts a robust infrastructure and a highly skilled workforce, making it an ideal hub for medical device manufacturers seeking reliable nearshoring services. Our manufacturing facilities are strategically located in the Coyol Free Trade Zone in Alajuela, just a 10-minute drive from the San José international airport.

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We provide the following services and capabilities to medical device OEMs in Costa Rica and around the world:

Medical Device Assembly

From subassembly to finished device assembly, our skilled operators ensure the highest quality at every stage of manufacturing.

We are experts in the assembly of complex catheters for electrophysiology, vascular, and structural heart therapies, including:

  • Catheter tip sub-assembly
  • Large-volume braid and coil assembly
  • Steering sub-assembly
  • Fine wire assembly
  • Electrode sub-assembly
  • Deployment of handle wire determination
  • Deployment of handle over-molding

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Thermoplastic Molding & Extrusion

Utilizing advanced molding technologies, we produce precision molded components with unparalleled accuracy and consistency. Our state-of-the-art extrusion capabilities enable the production of tubing for a wide range of medical and biopharma applications.

We support the vertical integration of your supply chain in a low-cost region. Take advantage of our capabilities, including:

  • Complex catheter shaft extrusion
  • Catheter finishing (over molding, tip forming, bonding, and more)
  • Over-molding of metals for complex catheters
  • Precise sub-assembly of molded components
  • Laser bonding & welding, laser & pad printing
  • Packaging, assembly, validation & qualification
  • Management of sterilization services

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Certified Lean Manufacturing & Quality

Our streamlined processes ensure maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness throughout the entire production life cycle. We prioritize quality and compliance to ensure that our products meet the highest industry standards.

We only manufacture products for medical applications. All production takes place under the strictest clean room conditions. Certifications attest our highest standards, including:

  • FDA-registered
  • ISO 13485
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO class 7 & 8 cleanrooms

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