$128 thousand annually per worker
In 2008 the Costa Rican medical devices sector will have exported $960 million and employed 7500 professionals and technicians.
Monday, December 1, 2008
These sales projections were made by Cinde based on data from the Foreign Trade Promoter. The $960 million in the sale of medical implements this year exceeded last years figure ($768 million) by $192 million.
To lower the costs of their supplies, businesses in the Free Port zones of Costa Rica are expanding the productive chain to include local suppliers.
The medical implements manufacturer inaugurates its second production plant in the Propark Free Zone in Costa Rica.
The medical devices company will close a facility in Florida, U.S., and move it to Costa Rica.
Hologic expands their operation sin Costa Rica by investing $17.5 million on their new plant to manufacture medical products.
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