Emerson installs software plant in Costa Rica
The American company, Emerson, inaugurated its first plant in Latin America, where it will produce computer programs and electronic components.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
The company will employ some 200 professionals in different areas. Among the reasons why the company choose Costa Rica as its headquarters in Latin America, Phill Hunt, Director of the new plant, listed the economic stability and policy of the country, availability of human resources who speak English, and its strategic location.
The company announced it will increase its operations in the country by investing $2,3 million in a new facility at Multipark, Escazú.
The direct sales company invested $2 million to open a service center.
Roche Pharmaceuticals has announced an investment of $5 million to expand its service and distribution center, from where it serves 23 countries in the region where it operates.
An announcement has been made that the U.S. firm Startek will be closing its operation in the country and laying off its 550 employees.
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