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General Microcircuits de Costa Rica Celebrates Five Years

General Microcircuits de Costa Rica Celebrates Five Years

In 2010 GMI launched a manufacturing operation in the San Jose Valley (Juan Santa Maria) at the Free Trade Zone BES Industrial Park in Alajuela, Costa Rica. GMI choose Costa Rica due to its proximity to the Southeastern United States and the talented, Costa Rican work force. Many Costa Rican’s…

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Visits GMI and the Charlotte Area

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Visits GMI and the Charlotte Area

On May 13th and 14th, 2015, General Microcircuits had the opportunity to host and coordinate the itinerary for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis and his entourage.   Although only in Charlotte for less than 24 hours, he had a chance to connect with many in the Charlotte region.  After meeting…

Production Enhancements

Production Enhancements

GMI continues to upgrade its equipment and expand on its capabilities. GMI recently replaced older models of Solder Paste Printers which were no longer under service contract with New Juki Printers for our Costa Rican location. Dependability, capability, serviceability and ROI are the measurements GMI uses in selecting capital equipment.…

Essential Costa Rica

Costa Rica is GMI’s near-shore solution to overcome reduced lead-times and address increasing costs. Recently we doubled our manufacturing space there for continued growth. The reasons we chose Costa Rica over other options were many, including similar culture and a young, educated, motivated work-force. And of course, we couldn’t overlook…

ISO Certification

ISO Certification

GMI de Costa Rica successfully attained ISO 9001 Certification from UL DQS this past fall. John Wright, who performed the certification audit stated that “Overall, the Quality Management System is effective and is capable of meeting customer specifications/expectations while continually improving the business operations”. Victor Sanchez, GMI de Costa Rica’s…