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Hologic Costa Rica is recognized as Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturing Leadership Council

Hologic Costa Rica is recognized as Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturing Leadership Council

During the 2020-2021 period, one of the most challenging in history, Hologic Costa Rica was the winner of three awards at the Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala. The Manufacturing Leadership Council is the first business leadership network, headquartered in the United States and with a global impact, dedicated to promoting the identification of improvements and opportunities created by transformational digital technologies in operation, sustainable operational excellence, organization, and development leadership of companies in manufacturing companies. The awards are held annually and renowned manufacturing companies from around the world participate.

Hologic Costa Rica has been chosen as the winner, in the category of small / medium-sized companies, of one of the greatest recognitions of the gala, that of Leading Manufacturer of the year 2021.

This recognition is given to manufacturing companies that have repeatedly obtained significant achievements in the various categories of the Manufacturing Leadership Awards. Companies are chosen for seeking continuous improvement in their processes, that apply advanced technology for growth towards new markets in a sustainable way and that foster a culture of commitment in their leaders and collaborators.

Nilo Caravaca, Vice President of Operations for CR and LATAM, states: “For me, the Manufacturing Leadership Council (MLC) manufacturer of the year award in the small / medium business category means an industry recognition of the great work that has been developing, for many years now, the incredible Hologic team together with its leadership. This has been a great opportunity to benchmark with some of the most important companies in the world. We recognize that we are, in no way, a finished product and that we always have the opportunity to improve ... "

Additionally, Hologic Costa Rica was also the winner of the Talent Management category with the project: Building a Talent Management System for a 4.0 Medical Device Company in Costa Rica, which recognizes companies that seek to create and reinforce a culture of commitment and well-being for its collaborators.

Elidieth González, HR Director at Hologic Costa Rica, states: “The award for our talent management that we received from the Manufacturing Leadership Council is the result of hard work in continuous improvement in the support systems for our employees, which we have enabled substantial growth in their experience as Hologic workers. We have developed processes that allow us to bring and incorporate the best talent in the market, we involve and inspire them so that they have the opportunity to do their best every day and achieve that they perform at the highest level. This vision has allowed us to continue innovating and remain the market leader in solutions that promote women's health. "

Another of the awards obtained in 2021 was in the Supply Chain category, for the project "Supply Chain: Impacting lives, Every Day", which seeks the optimization of processes related to the supply chain and the significant reduction of costs considering market conditions.

Hologic Costa Rica has obtained several recognitions in the Manufacturing Leadership Awards such as:


Winner Project: Stepping Stones towards Hologic Operational Excellence (Operational Excellence Leadership Category).


Winner Project: Fostering Innovation for Sustainability (Sustainability Category).


Winner Project: Building Manufacturing 4.0´s Workforce for the Future (Leadership and People Development Category).

Winner Project: Building a Culture of Operational Excellence (Operational Excellence Leadership Category).

Additional Award: Winner of the Category of Operational Excellence with the project: Building a Culture of Operational Excellence.


Award: 2021 Small/Medium Enterprise Manufacturer of the Year.

Winner Project: Building a Talent Management System for a 4.0 Medical Device Company in Costa Rica (Talent Management Category).

Winner Project: Supply Chain: Impacting Lives, Every Day (Supply Chain Category).

The gala was broadcasted virtually from Washington, DC on May 19, 2021.

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* Hologic is a global medical technology company specializing in women's health and wellness. In Costa Rica, it is in the Coyol Free Trade Zone and has around 800 employees. They manufacture innovative solutions for the detection and treatment of medical conditions and diseases that affect women throughout their lives.