Panduit invests $20 million in Costa Rica

The company, that specializes in cable manufacturing for telecommunications, expects to open its plant expansion in July.

Monday, February 9, 2009

©image: publishes in its website: "The expansion represents 150.000 square foot of construction..."

"Investment in the project is around $20 million and it is expected that 120 jobs will be created in administration, technology and operations."

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With an investment of $35 million, the company Panduit, dedicated to the production of copper wire and fiber optics, has opened its second manufacturing plant in Costa Rica.

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With an investment of $27 million, International Ternium has modernized and expanded its steel plant in Villa Nueva.

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Hospira Invests $ 21 Million in Costa Rica

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The medical device maker made the investment by expanding its manufacturing plant.

The expansion of the plant in Global Park, Heredia, is expected to generate 250 new jobs.

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Nutresa Increases Investment in Costa Rica

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The Colombian group Nutresa will invest $3.4 million in improvements at its plants "Galletas Pozuelo" (cookies) and "Compañía Nacional de Chocolates" (chocolate).

The group has earmarked some $16 million for infrastructure since their arrival in Costa Rica in 2004 when it acquired the plant from the multinational Nestle.

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