Medical Multi-National Starts Operations in Costa Rica

Precision Wire Components, a business that develops medical devices that are used in cardiovascular surgeries, inaugurated its plant in Heredia.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 publishes in its website: "The opening of operations in Costa Rica had an investment in the to $1 million range and provided employment to twenty specialized Costa Rican workers who received six months of training in the company's central headquarters in Oregon, United States."

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Sealed Air Begins Operations in Costa Rica

March 2012

The multinational Sealed Air Corporation has opened an office in Costa Rica, its second in Latin America.

Operations began on Wednesday at the San Jose headquarters of the transnational Sealed Air Corporation, a leader in specialty packaging for the medical device industry.

MedTech Opens Second Facility in Costa Rica

February 2010

The multinational company, which produces health devices, opened its second plant in the country, located in Heredia.

With it, MedTech doubles its production capacity in the country.

“This expansion gives us an enormous potential to grow in manufacturing end products, in order to satisfy the growing needs of our customers”, said George Bank, MedTech CEO.

Baxter Expands Costa Rican Operations

November 2009

The multinational company, who produces medical devices, will move its Latin American financial operations to the country.

Baxter will proceed to move to Costa Rica the financial administration of Puerto Rico, and next year it will bring those of Argentina, Chile and Colombia. Mexico and Brazil will follow in 2011.

$40 million to be invested by St. Jude Medical in Costa Rica

January 2009

The company, which develops medical devices, is building a 20,000 m2 plant in Coyol, Alajuela. reports: "It is expected that in 2010 some 500 workers will be manufacturing medical devices.

Initially the branch in Costa Rica will be used to expand production of medical devices for its line of heart valves."

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