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Contract Manufacturing Firm Coastal Life Technologies Breaks Ground on New 135,000 Square Foot Headquarters in San Antonio, Texas

Coastal Life Technologies (CLT), a contract manufacturing outsource provider focused on delivering turn-key services for medical devices, is building a new 135,000 square foot headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. The company is breaking ground on the facility in January, and expects it to be completed within a year.

The new building nearly doubles the company’s footprint compared to its current facility, with an expansion of 70,000 square feet. This includes 16,000 square feet of office space and a 22,500 square foot manufacturing area with a 12,000 square foot ISO Class 8 clean room as well as space for soft goods production, electronic assembly, testing and staging. The new building will also include warehousing and distribution facilities.

“With our significant growth in recent years, we simply need more space to meet demand. This new building will enable us to streamline our services, from process engineering all the way to end user distribution, with maximum efficiency and room to grow,” said Coastal Life Technologies Chief Operating Officer David Huff.

Centrally located in San Antonio, Texas, CLT is a single-source solution for medical device manufacturers who want to increase productivity and decrease time to market in a cost-effective and quality-controlled environment. CLT specializes in the assembly, packaging and sterilization of single-use surgical devices, and offers streamlined solutions including process engineering, warehousing, order fulfillment, distribution and shipping. CLT is ISO 13485:2003 certified with ISO Class 8 cleanrooms.

Corporate History

  • 2000

Coastal Life Technologies (CLT) is established in San Antonio, Texas. Originally a manufacturer of medical laser fibers, the company quickly responds to customer needs by developing internal tools to handle a variety of production disciplines for the medical device industry.

  • 2003

CLT expands its ISO Class 8 clean room to accommodate growth.

  • 2004

In response to customer demand, CLT increases its warehousing and distribution capacity by 10,000 square feet.

  • 2005

A second ISO Class 8 clean room is added to meet customers’ needs and accommodate increased production levels.

  • 2007

All manufacturing and distribution operations are consolidated into one 40,000 square foot facility, expanded to maximize efficiency, service and convenience for clients.

  • 2009

Approaching full capacity. Exploring busines park expansion options.

  • 2010

CLT adds 15,000 square feet of additional climate controlled warehouse to fill demand.

  • 2011

Automation is added to our production processes for managing tubing.

  • 2012

Form/fill/seal capability is added in response to requests and demands for higher volume packaging.

  • 2013

CLT adds electro-mechanical assembly and soft goods manufacturing to our core competencies.