Virtual Experience of Coastline’s Production (Tijuana, Mexico Facilities)
Nearshore Manufacturing Facilities
Manufacturing with Confidence:
Our cleanroom facilities, production standards, and dedication to quality means our clients can confidently rely on us to produce the highest quality products on their behalf.
- Coastline's Tijuana, Mexico facilities are a short drive from San Diego, California
- Access to large low-cost labor market trained in medical device and electronics manufacturing sector
- Well established supply chain and shipping infrastructure
- Quick access to California-Mexico border crossing and international seaports
- Easy travel destination for visitors
Capacity and Qualification
- Operational capacity includes 3 buildings totaling more than 50,000 square feet
- 4 separate ISO Class 8 (Class 100,000) cleanrooms
- Various controlled manufacturing environments (HEPA & non-HEPA filtered conditions)
- Antistatic mats and flooring
- RoHS compliant
- ISO 13485 certified (NEMKO ISO 13485:2016)
- ISO 9001 certified (NEMKO ISO 9001:2015)
- FDA registered
- Lean Manufacturing principles
- Well-versed in manufacturing transfers
- Program Management
- Established IQ, OQ, PQ protocols
Safety and Security
- Excellent work safety record
- Facilities built to U.S. standards
- On-site security systems
- Controlled access to manufacturing facilities
- Controlled access to business park
With more than 40 years of experience in the medical device manufacturing sector, Coastline International Inc. has manufactured a wide variety of medical devices for our client companies and specializes in finished device assembly and cleanroom & sterilization services. Coastline International is registered with the FDA and our facilities have produced sterile and non-sterile, single-use disposables, consumables, subassemblies, and finished medical devices for clients across the USA & internationally.
Coastline has manufactured electronic and electrical products for the OEM community since its inception in 1982. We have always been committed to meeting the demanding quality standards and aggressive lead times associated with OEM manufacturing.
The strategic location of our manufacturing operations in Tijuana Mexico offers several important advantages that benefit our client companies. First and foremost, we have direct access to a large, motivated, and inexpensive labor pool associated with the medical device, electronics, & aerospace industries. Our clients also benefit from duty-free movement of goods under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other location-related cost advantages.
In addition, our close proximity to the California border and international seaports allows us to utilize the highly developed cross-border transportation network and ports of entry that serve the greater San Diego and Tijuana area. This proximity to the US-Mexico border eases transportation schedules and costs to anywhere in the USA or overseas. Client company visits are convenient since our facilities are less than 30 miles from the San Diego International Airport.
Capacity and Qualification
Our manufacturing facilities of over 50,000 sq. ft. are FDA registered and ISO 13485 & 9001 certified. We have several Class 100,000 (ISO Class 8) cleanrooms and other controlled environments dedicated to medical manufacturing. Our cleanroom capacity is among the largest of any contract medical manufacturer in the border region of Mexico.
Productive Work Environment
We are committed to maintaining an excellent safety record and work environment in our manufacturing facilities. We are proud of our safety programs and working conditions, and provide clean work areas with air-conditioning, an on-site on-staff nurse, and an on-site cafeteria. We pay attention to ergonomics, monthly health awareness campaigns, and employee appreciation events. Our employees are also well served by the convenient public transportation that serves our business area.
Safety and Security
Our client's products are manufactured in facilities that are constructed and maintained in accordance with U.S. building standards, and equipped with modern security systems. We monitor and control visitor and employee access to our premises. In addition, pedestrian and vehicular traffic into and out of the business park of our manufacturing facility is controlled by a guard station and entrance gate.
Frequently Asked Questions About Nearshore Manufacturing in Mexico
What products do you manufacture in your Tijuana facilities?
Coastline International specializes in contract manufacturing for the medical devices, electronics, aerospace, and consumer goods industries.
Is nearshore manufacturing in Mexico safe?
Yes. Our facilities are located in a secure, gated industrial park equipped with internal security systems. Access to the facilities and the surrounding business park is strictly controlled.
Is manufacturing in Mexico cheaper than in China?
It depends. Labor may be equal or slightly cheaper in China, but when factoring in all logistics, shipping costs, travel/transit time to Asia, potential supply chain delays and IP risks, manufacturing in Mexico is currently more cost-effective in most cases.
Are there tax benefits to manufacturing in Mexico?
Yes. In addition to the free trade agreement with Mexico, the Maquiladora program offers additional unique tax exemptions. Coastline International and the Coastline de Mexico facilities are IMMEX certified and have been operating under the Maquiladora-licensed program for many years.
Where is Coastline International based?
We are a privately owned, San Diego, California-based corporation, located just minutes from our facilities in Tijuana.
How do I learn more about manufacturing in Tijuana?
Contact Coastline International at 888-748-7177. If you prefer, you may send us a message.