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2,500+ different medical devices produced

20,000 direct jobs in medical device manufacturing

Local operations

7 of world’s Top 10 medical device companies

15 of the world’s Top 20 Class 3 manufacturers

Highest concentration of medical device expertise (5.5x national average)

Produces 90% of world’s pacemakers

Medical devices produced

  • Pacemakers
  • Defibrillators, pulmonary artery catheters
  • Bandages
  • Insulin pumps
  • Hernia patches implants
  • Contact lenses
  • Stents
  • Glucose monitors
  • Blood collection systems
  • IV saline bags
  • Diagnostics
  • Hemodynamic monitoring catheters

90% of all air cargo leaving Puerto Rico comprised of life science products

Companies with operations around the island

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Abbott Medical Optics
  • Angiotech
  • Aspen Surgical
  • Bard
  • Becton Dickinson
  • Boston Scientific
  • Cardinal Health
  • C-Axis
  • CDI
  • Coopervision
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Ethicon
  • Fenwal In’l
  • GVS SpA
  • Integra LifeSciences
  • LifeScan
  • Medtronic
  • Promed Haraeus
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Santorious Stedim Biotech
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Stryker
  • Zimmer Biomet

Source: JLL & Invest Puerto Rico’s Life Sciences Manufacturing Report; https://www.us.jll.com/en/trends-and-insights/research/puerto-rico-life-sciences-manufacturing-report