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Light Manufacturing Sector

A talented workplace for

precise production

More than 4,000 products exported
to more than 150 trade partners

Manufacturing has had a fantastic journey in Costa Rica

Light manufacturing sector in Costa Rica comprises a variety of industries in areas such as:

Textiles and raw materials (yarn, fabric & dying processes), Steel wiring, Pipes, Building materials, Packing material: paper, cardboard, special laminates, Plastic Products & moldings, Diapers and more!

  • Coated steel
  • Aluminum products
  • Steel products
  • Tin products
  • Refrigerators
  • Metal recycling
  • Metal containers
  • Lead production
  • Wire
  • Metal structures
  • Steel wire products
  • Metal and Steel products
  • Glass and aluminum products
Main companies:
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Beckaert
  • Greif
  • PVC pipes
  • Recycling
  • Plastic caps
  • Bottling
  • Plastic Pipes
  • Plastic Packing
  • Polyethylene products
  • Polyethylene products
  • Consumed goods packing
  • Geotechnical industry equipment
  • Plastic and metal molded products
Main companies:
  • Durman Esquivel
  • Amanco
  • TMG
  • Valu Shred
Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear
  • Socks
  • Vinyl Fabrics
  • Cattle Hides
  • Baseballs and uniforms
  • Yarn spinning mill
  • Semi-finished garments
  • Polyester sewing thread
  • Natural and synthetic fibers
  • Textile products, parts and accessories
  • Pillows , bed covers and mattresses
Main companies:
  • Proquinal
  • Rawlings
  • Relaxtech
  • SAE A. Trading
Non-metallic Mineral Products
  • Glass containers
  • Polypropylene and nylon products
  • Cement materials
  • Water and wood paper
  • Ceramic flooring
  • Glass and aluminum systems
  • Concrete materials
Main companies:
  • Plycem
  • 3M
  • Construction
  • Construction materials
Main companies:
  • Euroconcretos
  • Corona
Packing material
  • Flexible food pouches
Main companies:
  • Gualapack
  • Diapers
Main companies:
  • Kimberly Clark

We have a few stories to tell you listen what others have to say

We offer the right conditions

for manufacturing and more

Here are a few highlights of the sector

  • exporting to the world

    Almost 311 companies exported more than 496 metal mechanics products to 86 destinations, in 2015.

  • specialized exports

    4th supplier of sacks and bags (including cones) of plastics nets to Latin America and the Caribbean countries.

  • Global Plastic exports

    15,645 tons of plastic sheets and plates were exported to 42 destinations, in 2015.

  • Global Textiles exports

    Textiles exports to over 57 destinations reached US$136.4 million in 2015.

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