Hologic expands their operation sin Costa Rica

Hologic expands their operation sin Costa Rica by investing $17.5 million on their new plant to manufacture medical products.

Friday, November 7, 2008

This will generate approximately 150 new jobs in 2009 to come to a total of 550 employees.

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In 2008 the Costa Rican medical devices sector will have exported $960 million and employed 7500 professionals and technicians.

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

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