It is possible that the construction work of the 16,000 square meters plant ends on 2012.
This information was presented by the minister of Foreign Trade (Comex), Anabel González; the second vice president of Costa Rica, Luis Liberman; the executive director of CINDE, (Costa Rica Investments’ Promotion Agency) Gabriela Llobet, and the vice minister of Comex, Fernando Ocampo.
"In a first phase.., the company will start operations with 500 workers and it will increase to 3,000 in the medium term.", states Nacion.com
Okay Industries has opened its 1,400 square meter plant in Costa Rica, investing over $1.5 million.
This specialist provider will be devoted to the manufacture of high precision metal components for the medical industry, such as:
- parts of surgical instruments.
- assembly line components for medical products.
The U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese manufacturer of devices for neurovascular interventions has announced it will open a plant in Costa Rica.
A press release states:
MicroVention, Inc., a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing of devices for neurovascular interventions, announced today it will open its first plant outside the United States in the Free Zone Coyol of Alajuela in Costa Rica.
The jellies and preserve factory, seriously affected by an earthquake back in January 2009, will build its new plant in Finca Noble.
The new facilities will cover 7,000 square meters in a two hectare area. Its opening is scheduled after 2012.
An article in Elfinancierocr.com reported that, "The project, planned in stages and with an estimated $ 3 million investment, will be the rebirth of a food company which, despite the vicissitudes of an earthquake, never stopped supplying the domestic and foreign markets”.
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