More Investment in Medical Device Manufacturing

In Costa Rica, the manufacturer of medical devices for continence and ostomy, Coloplast, has announced that it will be building a manufacturing plant in La Lima free zone, in Cartago.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

"ltr">The company of Danish origin reported that " ...In January 2019, Coloplast will start operating in a temporary location, located next to what will be its new manufacturing plant. This will create the organizational bases for future expansion and let us get to know the local business environment."

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From statement issued by Coloplast:

May 15, 2018. Coloplast is expanding its operation with a new manufacturing plant in Cartago, Costa Rica  

Coloplast is a global leader in products for ostomy and continence, and is one of the best performaning medical device companies in the world, growing at twice the speed of the market. Growth in demand for devices requires greater production capacity.  

"Coloplast is a leader in the global market and it is our goal to continue gaining market share. Therefore, we need to expand our global manufacturing footprint and we have chosen Costa Rica as the perfect place to set up our new manufacturing plant. In addition to increasing our global manufacturing capacity, we can support the significant future growth of the Americas market," said Coloplast's executive vice president of global operations, Allan Rasmussen.  

In January 2019, Coloplast will start operating in a temporary location, located next to what will be its new manufacturing plant.  This will create the organizational bases for future expansion and it will let us get to know the local business environment. During the first two years, Coloplast expects to employ approximately 100 workers.   

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