ATEK Opens Medical Device Manufacturing Facility in Costa Rica

ATEK Medical, a division of ATEK Companies, announced that it has opened a medical device manufacturing facility in Heredia, Costa Rica.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

“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.

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The plant produces medical cardiovascular applications equipment and currently employs 65 people.

The facility is located 14 kilometers north of San Jose in the Metro Free Trade Zone in Heredia and has 3,000 square feet of space.

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