Medical Devices Company to Open Shop in Costa Rica

Ninitol Devices and Components, also known as NDC, will invest $3.5 million to establish a manufacturing facility in the country.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The plant will initially employ 30 people, and will manufacture guiding wires for medical appliances, which combines technological specialization with the company’s expertise in nitinol.

Jeff Lenigan, NDC’s vice president of operations, commented that “NDC’s growth is guided by our manufacturing and R&D operations. We hope to successfully conduct both at our Costa Rican plant”.

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