The site in Coyol, which will employ 200 people, will produce infusion pumps and irrigation pumps for IVs.
Hassel Fallas wrote in La Nacion’s website: "The site in Coyol is the first one that Moog will open outside the US, following the acquisition of Curlin Medical Company in 2006. The new medical equipment plant is part of Moog Inc. (opened in 1951), which has four business divisions: aerospace, defense and space (satellites and space vehicles), industrial systems and components such as fiber optic products."
ATEK Medical, a division of ATEK Companies, announced that it has opened a medical device manufacturing facility in Heredia, Costa Rica.
“With this new investment, ATEK Medical has doubled its manufacturing capacity and strengthened its ability to offer unparalleled manufacturing and new product launch services to the medical device industry,” said Kay Phillips, president, ATEK Companies.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has announced it is to build a heart valve production plant in Cartago which will start operating in early 2017.
From a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Trade:
The company Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, a global leader in innovations designed to address heart disease and monitor patients in critical condition today announced that it has chosen Costa Rica as the country in which to expand its production network of heart valves, with an investment of $10 million (around ₡5 billion).
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