Advanced Manufacturing

Your Runway to Growth

Where Innovation Meets Opportunity

Puerto Rico stands as a dynamic advanced manufacturing hub, boasting a diverse range of industries from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to aerospace and electronics. The island is a beacon for companies seeking a robust, innovative environment for production and development in the sector.

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Key Sub-Sectors

The island is a beacon for companies seeking a robust, innovative environment for production and development in the advanced manufacturing industry.

  • Pharmaceuticals: A powerhouse in pharmaceutical manufacturing, Puerto Rico excels in producing a wide spectrum of products, ranging from prescription drugs to biologics and APIs.
  • Medical Devices: The island is a critical player in medical device manufacturing, crafting everything from diagnostic equipment to cardiovascular devices.
  • Aerospace and Defense: Witnessing substantial growth, this sector focuses on producing aerospace components and defense equipment.
  • Electronics: Comprising electronic components, semiconductors and more, this sector strengthens Puerto Rico’s position in tech manufacturing.
  • Food and Beverage Processing: Catering to both local and export markets, this sector is pivotal in Puerto Rico’s manufacturing diversity.

Companies Already Doing Business in Puerto Rico

In Good Company

Join a distinguished community of advanced manufacturing leaders who have already chosen Puerto Rico as their strategic business location.

Local Connections: Where Leaders Converge

Join a network of advanced manufacturing leaders and associations. Leverage their support to thrive in this flourishing hub of innovation and growth:

Single Business Portal

Entrepreneurs and innovators that are ready to invest and transform their businesses in Puerto Rico can access the Single Business Portal (SBP). The Single Business Portal helps you navigate the ins and outs of getting your project off the ground, offering information, documents, permits, and licenses – all in a streamlined and efficient tool.

Talent and Investment: A Perfect Match

Advanced manufacturing thrives in Puerto Rico, drawing strength from:

  • Skilled Workforce: With a focus on tech and engineering expertise, Puerto Rico offers a pool of talent well-versed in high-tech advanced manufacturing.
  • Supportive Business Environment: Backed by strong industry associations and governmental support, companies find a conducive environment for expansion and collaboration within the sector.

Incentivizing Growth

The sector benefits from these tax incentives:

  • 4% fixed income tax rate on qualifying income
  • Capital gains and dividends benefit from a 100% tax exemption
  • 75% exemption on property tax
  • 75% reduction in municipal taxes for construction activities
  • 50% exemption on municipal license taxes
  • Standard 15-year tax exemption grant, renewable for another 15 years
  • Invest in R&D and receive up to a 50% tax credit on your expenditures

In Puerto Rico’s advanced manufacturing sector, it’s not just about what’s next in innovation and production; it’s about where you position your business in a globally competitive landscape. Discover the place where your manufacturing aspirations can thrive.

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Alexis Rivera

Business Development Director
+1 (787) 635-1208